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World Rugby Women's Rankings preview: 13-14 April, 2024

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the Guinness Women's Six Nations and Rugby Europe Women's Championship matches this weekend. Permutation highlights: England cannot improve their...

Japan League One Review

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Dented Steelers All Black Ardie Savea’s hopes of finishing his sabbatical with a Japan Rugby League One title took a major blow after Kobelco Kobe Steelers dropped out of the...

Clarification by officials following Farrell Lewies incident

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Professional Game Match Officials Team (PGMOT) regret that questions have been raised about player safety and decision-making. Match officials take player welfare incredibly seriously and it is their...

Suleiman Hartzenberg claims try treble as DHL Stormers beat Edinburgh

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suleiman Hartzenberg scored a hat-trick of tries as the DHL Stormers returned to winning ways in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship by beating Edinburgh 43-21 in Cape Town. Edinburgh's hopes of cutting...

Scotland's 1984 Grand Slam – Part one

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s perhaps little known, but Scotland won what could be considered de facto Grand Slams in 1933 and 1938. With France having been expelled from the Five Nations Championship after 1931 over...

Wales finish bottom of Six Nations as Italy win in Cardiff

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales suffered the ignominy of a first Six Nations wooden spoon since 2003 after Italy posted a 24-21 victory over them in Cardiff. Not even George North’s farewell appearance before international...

Fabulous France down England in all-time classic

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Thomas Ramos kicked a last-minute match-winning penalty and Nolann Le Garrec scored one of the great Guinness Men's Six Nations tries as France saved their best until last to beat England in an all-time...

Italy make it back-to-back wins

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy secured their best-ever Guinness Men's Six Nations finish with a 24-21 win over Wales at Principality Stadium. Tries for Monty Ioane and Lorenzo Pani, along with the boots of Paolo Garbisi and Martin...

Wales vs Italy: Key Moments

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an error ridden start to the match from Wales, the Italians capatlised and went into half time leading 11-0. Despite a better second half performance from Wales, as well as a try in over time from...

Japan Rugby League One: Round 10 preview

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Spears on a Knife-Edge Time is running out for Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo Bay. While the status of their title defence is not terminal yet, the defending champions’ slide...