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Monday Morning Round Up

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ardie Savea voted All Blacks player of the year by peers     Ardie Savea has been voted the best All Black of 2019 in this year's New Zealand Rugby Players Association (NZRPA) awards.   The...

Springbok coach linked with England job

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones may need to rebuild his backroom staff in the new year with Scott Wisemantel and Steve Borthwick set to leave the national set up.     Wisemantel is said to join Dave Rennie's...

Injury puts Johnny Sexton in doubt for Six Nations

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton could face a race against time to be fit for the Six Nations after suffering a knee injury in Leinster's win over Northampton Saints.   The Leinster and Ireland playmaker suffered...

Champions Cup Round 3 Preview

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup,Europe’s prestigious club rugby competition, returns to our screens this weekend with a host of mouth-watering fixtures. The next two week’s fixtures push us past the halfway...

Leicester Tigers set to hold onto England ace

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

George Ford is set to agree a new deal with struggling Leicester Tigers according to The Daily Mail .   The paper reports that talks are ongoing with both he and the struggling Premiership...

Disciplinary Update: Sale Sharks flanker cops three-week ban

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks flanker Jean-Luc Du Preez has been banned for three matches after receiving a red card in Sale Sharks’ 20-13 defeat to Worcester Warriors.   Du Preez was shown a red...

Patrick Ryan signs for Cornish Pirates

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cornish Pirates can confirm that they have signed 21-year-old back-row player Patrick ‘Paddy’ Ryan, who has previously played at Northampton Saints.     Kildare-born, Ryan first...

Jonah Holmes ruled out until next year

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed that outside back Jonah Holmes has been ruled out of action until the new year after scans revealed he suffered a partial tear to his medial collateral ligament...

Sam Matavesi to join Northampton Saints

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today confirm the signing of Fijian international hooker Sam Matavesi with immediate effect.   The 27-year-old, who can also play as a number eight, arrives at Franklin’s...

Premiership Highlights: Northampton Saints vs Leicester Tigers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints cruised to a 36-13 home win over the Leicester Tigers in the east midlands derby in round 5 of the Premiership. Leicester opened the scoring with an early penalty, but Saints hit back...