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Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool C

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We continue to look at some of the Tier Two players to keep an eye on during the Rugby World Cup in Japan.       If case you missed the two previous articles see our picks from Pool...

Eddie Jones Names Team For Final World Cup Warm Up Match

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his side to play against Italy on Friday at St James’ Park in Newcastle.     A mix and match selection strategy sees Joe Marchant named at outside...

Uncapped Welsh duo handed starting debuts against Ireland

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named two uncapped players in their side to face Ireland in Cardiff on Saturday with prop Rhys Carre and wing Owen Lane both set to make their international debuts.   Carre and Lane,...

Saracens begin their Champions Cup defence in Paris

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending Champions Cup champions Saracens will begin their defence against Racing 92 at Paris La Défense Arena on Sunday, 17 November.   The Pool 4 confrontation is only one of a host of...

Ford-Farrell Axis Returns for Ireland Test

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his squad to play Ireland as part of the Quilter Internationals on Saturday at Twickenham Stadium.    A different selection strategy for the weekend...

England name team to face Wales

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

George Ford will captain the side again following Sunday’s 33-19 win over Wales at Twickenham Stadium.  There are three changes to the starting XV that played last weekend. Maro Itoje is named...

Eddie Jones names his 31-man England squad for the Rugby World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has confirmed his official 31-man squad to participate in the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan beginning next month.   Owen Farrell will captain England in...

Experimental England team named to face Wales

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named an experimental team to tackle Wales at Twickenham on Sunday.   Jones has named two openside flankers in his starting line up with Tom Curry donning the #6 jersey with Sam...

Henry Purdy to join Coventry Rugby in November

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Coventry Rugby has today confirmed that Henry Purdy will be joining the club from the start of November 2019.   The 25-year-old outside back is currently in New Zealand with Otago, whose Mitre...

Four All Blacks named in Tasman's Mitre 10 Cup starting XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman kick off their Mitre 10 Cup campaign against the Wellington Lions this weekend and co-head coaches Andrew Goodman and Clarke Dermody have named a strong starting XV including four All Blacks.   Three...