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Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

Leinster Injury Update: Frawley to miss 3-4 months after knee procedure

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of Friday’s Friendly between Leinster Rugby and Chile in Energia Park (KO: 2.00pm).   It has already been confirmed that entry to the game is free...

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...

RWC Qualifier: USA Team Preview

3 weeks 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...

Wayne Barnes to set new Test record this November

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes is set to make history when he takes charge of his 100th and 101st tests during the November international window.   Barnes, who made his debut in Fiji in June 2006,...

Two Former All Blacks Included In Samoa's November Tests Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa head coach Seilala Mapusua has named two former All Blacks in his squad for the November internationals.   Samoa play Italy, Romania and Georgia on tour, their first northern hemisphere...

England summer fixtures announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England will play two home fixtures at Twickenham Stadium next summer as part of their preparation for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.    Eddie Jones’ side will host Wales at Twickenham on...

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

2 months 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

2 months 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...