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PRO14 Targeting August Return

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 has today confirmed a return to play date as well as a reduced format to finish the 2019/20 season following a five-month Covid-19 pandemic hiatus.     The PRO14 Board selected August...

Zebre Shakes Up Coaching Staff

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Michael Bradley, former coach of Connacht and Edinburgh and current coach of struggling Italian side Zebre, has opted the shake up his coaching staff before the resumption of the Pro14 competition.   Alessandro...

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...

Where are they now? The 2016 U20 Ireland Team That Reached The Final Of The World Championship

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2016, a talented Ireland team reached the final of the u20 World Championship doing so for the first time since the competition made the competition's age limit to 20.   The side went unbeaten...

Ulster Dominate PRO14 Team Of The Season So Far

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four Ulster players have been named in the PRO14’s Team of the Season so far using the Opta stats index.   The Opta Index allows genuine opportunities to compare and contrast both...

Six Bizarre Signings In Rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With rugby becoming more and more of professional each year, the more players will move around.   There have been plenty of fantastic signings over the years for many of clubs but we have a look...

A Face-Off of the Stand-Offs: Pollard v Russell

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

July offers a mouth-watering prospect which is sure to pique the interest of rugby fans across the world in the form of two of its top fly-halves facing off on the international arena.   A daunting...

RFU on Eddie's ref comments, PRO14 suspended, Sam Lousi banned for 5 weeks & more

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

RFU issue statement criticising Eddie Jones' ref comments     The RFU have released a statement following Eddie Jones’ comments regarding the referee in the Six Nations match against...

PRO14 season suspended over coronavirus

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

PRO14 bosses have issued a statement confirming the indefinite suspension of the PRO14 season following the escalating coronavirus outbreak.     There was already disruption involving...

Further postponements due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak - Update

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A number of games across multiple leagues have been impacted by the outbreak of the coronavirus.   Below you will see all the games postponed with the list being updated following the confirmation...