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Ireland stun hosts South Africa as semi-finals confirmed at Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa’s hopes of lifting the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 trophy on home turf were ended in stunning style when Ireland’s men emphatically eliminated the hosts on quarter-finals day at...

Heavyweights flex their muscles on opening day of Rugby World Cup Sevens in Cape Town

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 kicked off in spectacular style at the Cape Town Stadium on Friday, as the big-name sides successfully navigated a day of high-stakes knockout matches. Cape Town is host...

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 line-up confirmed in Bucharest

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The full 40-team line-up for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 has now been confirmed, following an enthralling weekend of action in Bucharest.     Eight tickets to Cape Town – four...

Fiji and New Zealand the winners after a brilliant HSBC France Sevens

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji’s men and New Zealand’s women turned on the style to win the HSBC France Sevens in Toulouse on Sunday. Ireland, led by the excellent Terry Kennedy, played some impressive rugby to reach...

Men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series favourites suffer shock defeats on opening day in Toulouse as women’s champions Australia continue fine form

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The three contenders for the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title faced setbacks on a thrilling opening day at the HSBC France Sevens as South Africa, Argentina and Australia suffered...

Latest World Rankings: Ireland overtake England, Wales fall

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have moved up to fourth place in the overall World Rugby rankings following the action in the penultimate round of the Six Nations.   England put up an incredible fight a man down after...

Explained: World Rugby Rankings

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The men’s and women’s World Rugby Rankings are calculated using a points exchange system, in which sides take points off each other based on the match result.     Whatever...

Latest World Rankings: South Africa Return To The Top

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa return to the top of the World Rugby Rankings at the expense of New Zealand with top sport changing hands for the fourth time in just two months.   A 15-30 victory over Scotland...

The full list of 2021 World Rugby Awards Nominations

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has released the full list of nominations for the 2021 World Rugby Awards.   The Rugby public can now cast their votes for six of the prestigious World Rugby Awards 2021 categories...

Rassie Erasmus explains why Cornal Hendricks did not make the Springbok squad

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has explained the omission of Bulls centre Cornal Hendricks from the 46-man Springbok squad for the British & Irish Lions series.   One of the biggest talking points after the...