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Antoine Dupont crowns stellar season with European Player of the Year Award

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont has capped an outstanding season by becoming the first French player to win the prestigious EPCR European Player of the Year award. The scrum-half had already scored four tries in this...

James Cronin to leave Munster

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby can confirm that James Cronin will depart the province at the end of the current season.     The 30-year-old prop has made 142 appearances in red and scored 20 tries...

Friday Round 3 Rainbow Cup Team Sheets - Irish Derbies

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Friday's Irish Derby games in the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup have been confirmed and are listed below alongside live TV Broadcast information.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #MUNvCON Matt...

Caelan Doris returns in the starting XV for Leinster

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Caelan Doris is set to feature for the first time for Leinster since their 10-13 win over Munster in January. The Irish International has been selected at no.8 for Leinster's Rainbow Cup clash against...

Rainbow Cup Round 3 Referees Confirmed

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Match Officials for Round 3 of the PRO14 Rainbow Cup and Rainbow Cup SA have been confirmed and are listed below alongside live TV Broadcast information.   Friday, May 14   Munster Rugby...

Ulster Injury Update

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ulster Rugby Medical Performance team has issued a squad update ahead of Friday’s Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup fixture against Leinster Rugby at RDS Arena.         Marcus...

PRO14 Rainbow Cup Schedule Confirmed R4 to R6

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The remaining fixtures for the Northern and Southern Rainbow Cup competitions have been put in place with kick-off times and broadcast details confirmed.     Across the remaining five...

Winners & Losers: British and Irish Lions Squad Announcement

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Every four years players from all the Home Nations eagerly await to hear their name as the British and Irish Lions squad is announced.    This year, Warren Gatland was not short on some surprise...

Warren Gatland Names The 2021 British & Irish Lions Squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has today named a 37-man squad to tour South Africa for the 2021 Castle Lager Lions Series. Gatland has also named Alun Wyn Jones as captain for...

'It's a poor, poor tournament' - O'Driscoll criticises standard of PRO14

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll has delivered a brutal assessment of the PRO14 by dubbing it a "poor, poor tournament."   The Irish powerhouses Leinster fell 32-23 to French side La Rochelle...