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R8 Wrap of United Rugby Championship

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

CARDIFF STUN THE SHARKS IN HISTORIC DURBAN VICTORY   Cardiff became the first Welsh team to win a United Rugby Championship match in South Africa as they recorded a stunning 35-0 bonus point victory...

Bristol Bears set for injury boost ahead of Sale Sharks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bristol Bears are set to welcome back talismanic duo Charles Piutau and Steven Luatua from injury this weekend for the Round 11 trip to Sale Sharks in the Premiership.     Fijian superstar...

Portugal stun USA to secure their spot at Rugby World Cup 2023

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Os Lobos became the 20th team to secure their place at Rugby World Cup 2023 following a nail-biting 16-16 draw in the deciding match of the Final Qualification Tournament in Dubai.     Portugal...

Stick: “Individual errors cost us against Bristol”

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa ‘A’ completed their two-match tour on a disappointing note on Thursday night as they went down 26-18 against Bristol Bears at Ashton Gate, with head coach Mzwandile Stick saying...

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...

Ireland 19-16 South Africa: Farrell's men edge tight contest against Springboks

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

There were two tries apiece at the Aviva Stadium, but a Johnny Sexton penalty proved enough for Ireland to get the win against South Africa.     An impressive second-half performance from...

Wales Player Ratings v New Zealand

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have not lost to Wales in 69 years, a remarkable spell of dominance that was maintained as they scored at least 33 points in a 10th straight edition of this fixture.   Here is how...

The last time they faced off: Ireland v South Africa

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland and South Africa face off for the first time since November 2017.   Ireland were comfortable victors on the day with South Africa going on to replace their head coach next next January.   Ahead...

Newcastle Falcons Team News

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie Blamire comes into Newcastle Falcons’ side for Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership visit of Bath Rugby, starting at hooker for the first time this season.   The 24-year-old started...

Vern Cotter names Flying Fijians squad for Scotland with three debutants

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Flying Fijians Head Coach Vern Cotter has named three debutants in the 23-member team which kicks off their Autumn Nations Cup campaign against Scotland on Sunday.   Ratu Leone Rotuisolia, who missed...