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Mitchell expects Itoje and Vunipola to make 'good decisions' over Saracens future

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maro Itoje and Mako Vunipola have not committed to Saracens for next season, but John Mitchell is confident they will make the right call.     England defence coach John Mitchell expects...

Blood Brothers - Siblings In Rugby

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The genes required for good rugby players run stronger in some families than in others. We take a look at 10 sets of brothers in the modern and recent era who have made it to the top.   Mako and...

The Two Best Composite World Club XVs

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is some team!   OPTA released the top players in each position based on their unique index which highlighted the highest-rated players in top-level club rugby since the beginning of 2019. After releasing...

Potential British and Irish Lions Bolters 2021

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A left-field pick. British and Irish legend Sir Ian McGeechan was well known for making surprising picks when it came to announcing his British and Irish Lions squads with the likes of Will Greenwood...

Four British and Irish Lions Bolters - Forwards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A left-field pick. Every four years one of the most hotly debated subjects on the British and Irish Lions squad is that of who the next bolter will be. British and Irish legend Sir Ian McGeechan had...

Prediction: Who Will Be In Eddie Jones' 40% for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has predicted that just 40% of his 2019 Rugby World Cup squad will make to the showpiece in 2023 in France.   This is despite the fact that the England XV that started...

Ultimate Rugby's Pick of Full Games To Relive

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With all LIVE sport on hold worldwide, we picked out a number of classic matches to look back at enjoy this weekend.     We have picked out a number of games from multiple eras, competitions...

PREDICTED: The Springbok 23 the Lions are likely to face in the first test

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland will have got somewhat of a good idea of some of the players he will face thanks to his stint with the Chiefs in Super Rugby and the Springboks unlikely to change too much from the World...

England Legend Lawrence Dallaglio selects his British and Irish Lions XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions legend Lawrence Dallaglio has named his Lions XV and has effectively written off Alun Wyn Jones’ chances of securing a starting slot on the Lions' three-Test showdown...

Where are they now? Every World Rugby Junior Player of the Year since 2008

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby Under 20 Championship draws plenty of interest each year as we get a glimpse of what is to come in the future of the game with the best players in the World under the age of the 20 going...