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Premiership

2021 - 2022

REPORT: Gloucester to sign Zach Mercer ahead of 2023 World Cup

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to The Telegraph, Zach Mercer is on the verge of a return to the Premiership after a successful stint in the Top 14.     The move will allow the 25-year old to be eligible to represent...

Chris Boyd to mentor Highlanders coaching group

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chris Boyd will join the Highlander’s coaching group in 2023 as Coaching Mentor. Boyd will draw on his wealth of coaching experience to help guide new Head Coach, Clarke Dermody, and his coaching...

Rowntree gives first interview as Munster Head Coach

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Graham Rowntree has given his first interview since taken over as Munster Head Coach.    The 51 year-old has taken charge of the forwards at the club since 2019 but was promoted to the top...

Aranos Coetzee joins Bath on loan

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tighthead prop, Aranos Coetze will be playing on loan for Bath Rugby in England from 1 August until 15 November 2022.    “Aranos is still under contract at the Toyota Cheetahs and will...

RFU Chief Executive throws weight behind Rugby Club World Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

RFU Chief Executive Bill Sweeney has voiced positivity regarding the recent proposed notion of a Rugby Club World Cup, saying that such a tournament could create a Ryder Cup-style rivalry between hemispheres.    Discussions...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup weekends confirmed

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle who won a first Heineken Champions Cup in such dramatic fashion in May, will launch the defence of their title at Stade Marcel Deflandre against another former tournament winner, Northampton...

Rugby Club World Cup to start in 2025 - report

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first Rugby Club World Cup will kick off in 2025, according to a report by the Telegraph.   Sixteen clubs are set to battle it out to be crowned the World's best according to the report with...

Marler admits to forgetting his children after knock to the head

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Charismatic England prop Joe Marler has revealed that he once forgot the existence of his children after a blow to the head during a match.    The incident occurred several years ago when Marler...

Johann van Graan opens up ahead of new Bath chapter

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Bath Rugby boss Johann van Graan has indicated that he is hopeful of significant developments at the club as he takes over ahead of the new Premiership season after having enjoyed five quality seasons...

2022-23 Gallagher Premiership Fixtures Released

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022-23 Gallagher Premiership season is set to kick off on Friday 9 September with Bristol Bears taking on Bath Rugby and Sale Sharks hosting Northampton Saints.    Defending champions...