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Japan v Chile: Match Preview

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile, the lowest-ranked side to qualify the 2023 tournament, make their Rugby World Cup debut against a Japan side that sit eight places above them in World Rugby's rankings. The South Americans have...

World Rugby U20 Championship 2023: Pool C preview

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa have only once failed to make the semi-finals of the World Rugby U20 Championship, yet their sole title success remains the one they lifted in their home campaign of 2012.   The Junior...

RWC Qualifier: USA Team Preview

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four teams will take to The Sevens Stadium pitch on Sunday as the round-robin RWC 2023 Final Qualification Tournament, which will run until 18 November, gets underway. At the end of the three match days...

South Africa v New Zealand: Stats, Facts, Line Ups

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off for the 103rd time on Saturday as the old foes clash at the iconic Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg.   We take a look at all the team, match, referee, and...

Ireland replace France at top of World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

France’s reign as the world’s number one team has only lasted a week with Ireland replacing Les Bleus at the top of the World Rugby Men’s Rankings.     Saturday’s...

Chile secure Rugby World Cup debut with dramatic defeat of the USA

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile have qualified for Rugby World Cup for the first time in their history following a pulsating 52-51 aggregate victory against the USA in the Americas 2 play-off. Los Condores looked to...

Chile qualify for Rugby World Cup 2023

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

After losing the first leg in Santiago last week (21-22), Chile won its decisive fixture against USA in Glendale, Colorado (31-29, 52-50 on aggregate) to seal a first-ever Rugby World Cup qualification...

South Africa's top ranking on the line again this weekend

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A vastly changed Springbok 23 will be tasked with defending South Africa's top place on the World Rugby rankings, with three teams able to spring ahead of the Boks.       ...

World Rugby announces international match official appointments

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has confirmed the match official appointments for the men’s 15s internationals to be played in June and July.     A total of 22 match officials representing nine nations...

Six available spots for RWC 2023

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup 2023 is advancing and in the back of all international players’ and coaches’ minds.    The spectacle is set to be played out in France where 20 teams from around the world...