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Scotland climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The record books were rewritten on another dramatic weekend of test rugby which had it all.   Georgia’s shock win over Wales in Cardiff, Scotland’s helter-skelter game against Argentina,...

Van der Flier, Demant and Smith land top World Rugby awards

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh van der Flier and Ruahei Demant were named the best rugby players in the world on Sunday, with Wayne Smith the number one coach.       Ireland's Josh van der Flier has been named...

Last time they faced off: Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa 49-3 Italy

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cheslin Kolbe claimed a try double as South Africa eased to a 49-3 bonus-point thumping of 14-man Italy to stand on the brink of the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.   Italy could...

Nominees unveiled for World Rugby Awards 2022

2 weeks 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...

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...

Canada Women name roster for RWC Bronze medal against France

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canada’s Women’s rugby team have confirmed their roster for this Friday’s Rugby World Cup Bronze Medal game against France Eden Park, live on TSN 1 from 7 p.m. PT and 10 p.m. ET.    Head...

World Rugby Women's Rankings Preview - RWC Final & 3rd Place Play Off

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the Rugby World Cup 2021 bronze final and final at Eden Park this weekend.   Permutation highlights: New Zealand must win by more than 15...

Red Roses name matchday squad to play New Zealand in Rugby World Cup final

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Simon Middleton has named his matchday squad for England’s Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand at Eden Park (Saturday 12 November, kick-off 7.30pm local time/6.30am UK time and live...

Australia break Fiji hearts to win Hong Kong Sevens

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia clinched a thrilling final 20-17 to claim the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens crown and bring to an end Fiji’s dominance that had seen them take the last five titles in Hong Kong. A...

Spine-tingling Rugby World Cup 2021 semi-final leads to ticket

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand and England have booked their place in the Rugby World Cup 2021 Final after two nail-biting semi-final matches left fans on the edge of their seats and with their fingers on the button ready...