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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...

Italy breeze past Russia

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a game that involved 13 tries from one side its is hard to single out and individual. This was the case this evening as Italy hammered Russia. 85 - 15 was the final score with Russia only scoring two...

Leonardo Sarto signs deal with Benetton Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby has announced that it has reached an agreement with Leonardo Sarto, who has signed a contract with the side until June 30, 2020.     Sarto played for Zebre in the 2015/16...

PRO14 2019/20 Conferences Confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Using the Conference tables completed after Round 21 of the 2018/19 PRO14 season, teams were ordered from one to 14 based upon their final points totals and then ranked within their union.   The...

Thursday Morning Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former France Captain Retires   Former France captain and hooker Dimitri Szarzewski has announced his retirement from all rugby due to the effects of an accumulation of injuries.   "All these...

Mick Kearney signs deal with Zebre Rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Zebre Rugby have today confirmed the signing of lock Mick Kearney from Leinster.   Kearney will join the side on a two-year deal from next June, having made 51 appearances for Leinster since...

Best and Cave set for Kingspan Swansong While Munster Welcome Murray and Earls Back

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster host Benetton Treviso while Ulster and Connacht clash in the PRO14 quarter finals this weekend with Leinster and Glasgow Warriors having already booked their places in the semi-finals.   Here...

Italy Name 44-man Squad For World Cup Preparations

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy head coach Conor O'Shea has named a 44-man preliminary squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan. The squad will meet up in Pergine Valsugana on 2 June.   The likes of Marco Fuser,...

PRO14 Round 21 Highlights: Zebre Rugby v Benetton Rugby

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton cruised to a 11-25 win over Zebre to book their place in the Quarter-Finals of the Pro14 and became the first Italian side to reach the playoffs in doing so. Treviso looked in control of the game...

Glasgow secure home semi-final, Ospreys and Scarlets set for play-off

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors kept their nerve to secure a bye to a home Pro14 semi-final, while the Ospreys and the Scarlets are set to battle for the final European Champions Cup place. The Pro14 regular season...