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Jack Willis joins Toulouse

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

As an additional player, England international Jack Willis joins Stade Toulousain until the end of this 2022-2023 season.   The 25-year old has played more than 80 games for his former club Wasps.   "We...

Sharikadze says World Rugby cannot 'ignore' Georgia after Wales win

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia have now beaten Italy and Wales in 2022, and captain Merab Sharikadze believes they deserve a place in the Six Nations.     Merab Sharikadze says World Rugby can no longer "ignore"...

Boks will not underestimate Italy, says Kwagga Smith

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Energetic Springbok flanker Kwagga Smith has made it clear that South Africa do not underestimate the Italians and will challenge them with the respect they deserve when the sides lock horns Genoa on Saturday.   The...

Last time they faced off: Ireland vs Australia (2018)

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland completed an outstanding 2017-18 season with a series win in Australia, edging the third and final Test 20-16 at Allianz Stadium.   Joe Schmidt's side claimed a Six Nations Grand...

Nominees unveiled for World Rugby Awards 2022

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby is unveiling the shortlists for the prestigious World Rugby Awards 2022, which will be presented in Monaco on Sunday, 20 November.     Following a stellar year for international...

Autumn Nations Series Team of the Week - Round Two

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Another thrilling weekend of the Autumn Nations Series has come to an end, with the Northern Hemisphere claiming huge scalps.   Ireland defeated Fiji 35-17 at the Aviva, but at the same...

Stats and facts: Wales v Argentina

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales continue their Autumn Nations Series campaign on Saturday when they tackle Argentina at the Principality Stadium.     The game comes just seven days after a 55-23 defeat...

A statistical look at Wayne Barnes' career ahead of his record-breaking 101st test match

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes will become the most-capped referee of all time when he takes charge of his 101st test match on 12 November when France meets South Africa in Marseille in the Autumn Nations...

Azzurri look to carry good form into Wallaby Test

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Italians will be on the hunt for a maiden victory over the Wallabies when they host the latter in Florence on Saturday.   The Azzurri put on an admirable performance last weekend to despatch...

Alaalatoa to become 85th Wallaby Test captain as Aussie team announced

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Allan Alaalatoa will become the 85th Wallabies captain when he leads the side out against Italy in Florence on Saturday afternoon (local time).The Brumbies leader will skipper his country for the...