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Ben Curry returns for Sale Sharks

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Curry makes his highly anticipated return to Premiership action this weekend as Alex Sanderson names his Sale Sharks side to face Bath Rugby. (Friday 14th May – Kick-off 7:45pm)   The 22-year-old...

Japan Joins Scotland's Autumn Schedule

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan have today been announced as Scotland’s opponents this autumn, joining Australia and South Africa in heading to BT Murrayfield in November.     The Brave Blossoms, who will...

Jamie Roberts backs van der Merwe for starting test role

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two-time British and Irish Lions tourist, Jamie Roberts backs Scotland winger Duhan van der Merwe to 'light up South Africa' for the British and Irish Lions this summer.    The South African...

British & Irish Lions return to terrestrial television on Channel 4

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Live coverage of The British & Irish Lions will return to terrestrial television for the first time in nearly 30 years with Channel 4’s broadcast of the -Vodafone Lions 1888 Cup against Japan.       We...

Adam Jones picks his British & Lions Test XV

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh rugby legend Adam Jones has made some big calls in his Lions XV to face South Africa this summer.   The former Lions tighthead prop is a big fan of Scotland's Stuart Hogg and Hamish...

Sheedy backs 'world-class' Rees-Zammit to 'tear it up' in South Africa

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bristol and Wales fly-half Callum Sheedy has dubbed fellow Welshman Louis Rees-Zammit 'world class' and has backed the speedster to light up the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa.   The...

Remembering the amazing Jonah Lomu on his birthday

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Through the years, as the menacing cries of the Haka fill the electric air before every test the All Blacks play, the names and faces of the past legends who donned the renowned jersey are called to mind....

Gatland covers his bases with 35-player standby list - report

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions boss Warren Gatland has decided to place more than 30 players on his standby list for the 2021 Lions Tour to South Africa.   In April, Gatland sent out more than 70 invitations...

British and Irish Lions Players & Staff Take Pay Cut - Report

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions stars and staff have accepted a 25 per cent pay cut ahead of this summer's trip to South Africa, according to a report by the Daily Mail.     2021 Lions will be...

Saints sign South African No.8 Juarno Augustus

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today announce the signing of up-and-coming South African No.8, Juarno Augustus.     The 23-year-old will arrive at Franklin’s Gardens in July ahead of the men...