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England hooker starts for Sale in their fixture vs Northampton

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie starts in the front-row while there’s a recall for Sam James at outside centre as Your Sharks look to wrap up 2023 with a big performance against high-flying Northampton...

Match Preview: Gloucester Rugby v Northampton Saints

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There's good news for Gloucester fans, with the return of Adam Hastings and Ruan Ackermann from injury. The front five is unchanged from the side that defeated Clermont 28-17 at Kingsholm in the challenge...

Hutchinson and Dingwall return for Northampton Saints at Gloucester

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rory Hutchinson and Fraser Dingwall both return to Northampton Saints’ starting line-up this weekend, with pair both selected in the centres as the men in Black, Green and Gold head to Gloucester. Saints...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 2

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round two of the Champions Cup is complete with six games finishing with seven or less points splitting the sides. Away wins for Glasgow, Bath, Toulouse and Leicester in the competition with Toulouse the...

European Rugby: A look at how the Premiership sides fair going into the weekend

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A weekend of tantalizing European action is in store as all ten Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides continue their Investec Champions Cup and Challenge Cup campaigns. A drama-filled opening round set the...

Match Preview: Northampton Saints boss ‘relishing’ RC Toulon challenge

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 28-19 success at Glasgow Warriors last week lifted Northampton Saints to the top of Pool 3, ahead of English rivals Exeter Chiefs on points difference, and Dowson is eager for his side to continue...

Saints name team for Champions Cup opener at Glasgow

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints kick off their Investec Champions Cup campaign at Glasgow Warriors this Friday (8 December, kick-off: 8pm), with Phil Dowson naming his side for the Round 1 clash.  The men in...

GRAHAM, SMITH AND SEABROOK RETURN FOR SAINTS AGAINST SARACENS

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Graham, Fin Smith and Tom Seabrook all make their return from injury to start for Northampton Saints this weekend, as the men in Black, Green and Gold take on second-place Saracens in Round 8 of the...

EPCR Champions & Challenge Cup – Round 1 & 2 appointments announced

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR have announced the match officials for the first two rounds of the Invested Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup. There’s debuts in the top comp for Scotland’s Sam Grove-White and the...