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Neil Powell: Commonwealth Games requires different mindset

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell reckons the Rugby Sevens at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, England will require a different mindset because of the nature of event – a once-off, three-day...

RANKED: The countries with the most test centurions

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

An elite group of 80 men's international players have reached the incredible milestone of 100 test caps.     Even some of the most talented players who have graced the rugby pitch...

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

3 weeks 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...

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 line-up confirmed in Bucharest

3 weeks 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...

Dan Biggar on Wales’ chance to make history

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Prior to jetting off to South Africa Wales were given very little chance of competing with the world champions, let alone beating them. But the Wales captain was having none of that with the belief and...

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

1 month 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.       ...

17 new contracts for the Welsh Women ahead of the World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Welsh Rugby Union has awarded 17 new full-time contracts for female players covering the period from July 1 – Dec 31. (six months), Head Coach Ioan Cunningham has committed to leading the programme...

All Blacks XV Northern Tour announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby’s (NZR) newest Team in Black, the All Blacks XV, will embark on a 3-week global tour playing in North America, the UK and Europe. Matches against Canada and the Barbarians have...

Canada name squad for home fixtures vs Belgium and Spain

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

As summer fixtures against Belgium and Spain draw nearer, Canada’s Senior Men’s 15s Head Coach Kingsley Jones has named his 30-man squad for the double header.     June 14, 2022...

Match officials selected for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 in South Africa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the selection of match officials for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022, which takes place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 9-11 September.     Eighteen match officials...