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Zander Fagerson the second player to be ruled out of Japan clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors, Scotland) has been ruled out of this Saturday’s clash against Japan with a back spasm.   The tighthead prop was due to start at BT Murrayfield Stadium for...

Hamish Watson ruled out of the Lions clash with Japan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has been forced into a change ahead of the British and Irish Lions' test against Japan on Saturday.     Flnaker Hamish Watson (Edinburgh Rugby, Scotland) has been replaced by...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

12 years ago today, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the Test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13...

British & Irish Lions Team To Face Japan

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has named his side to take on Japan at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday 26 June (kick off 3pm) for The Vodafone Lions 1888 Cup.       16,500...

British & Irish Lions Squad Update

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions have confirmed that Finn Russell (Racing 92, Scotland), Owen Farrell (Saracens, England), Elliot Daly (Saracens, England), Jamie George (Saracens, England), Maro Itoje (Saracens,...

British & Irish Lions squad update

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears, England) and Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, England) have joined up with 26-man Lions squad in Jersey.   Ronan Kelleher (Leinster Rugby, Ireland) will remain in Jersey to...

Ireland Team For U20 Six Nations Opener Against Scotland

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Richie Murphy has named his Ireland U20s Match Day squad for the opening game of the U20 Six Nations against Scotland in Cardiff on Saturday afternoon (Kick-off 2pm, live on RTÉ 1).   Munster...

EPCR Rankings for United Rugby Championship Teams Confirmed

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship have confirmed its eight representatives for next season’s Champions Cup and their rankings.   Qualification for the 2021/22 Champions Cup competition was based...

Profiles of the 16 teams in the United Rugby Championship

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the wake of the exciting announcement of the brand new United Rugby Championship, scheduled to kick off in September this year, here follows the particulars of the 16 participating teams:     South...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In 2009, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13 all in Cape...