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Small tweaks for Blitzboks as they go for a double

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Coming off a convincing tournament win in Dubai last week may have boosted the self-belief that the Blitzboks are doing something correctly, but Springbok Sevens coach, Sandile Ngcobo, believes the reset...

Three players added to Blitzbok squad for Cape Town

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Sevens coach Sandile Ngcobo has added three players to his squad that assembled in Cape Town on Monday as they prepare for their home leg in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.   Christie...

Australia women and South Africa men reign supreme in Dubai

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia began their HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title defence on a winning note as they claimed an unprecedented hat-trick of Emirates Dubai 7s titles with a 26-19 victory against their closest rivals...

Scotland climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 months 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

2 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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...