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Scene set for super-charged Rugby World Cup as new dates in 2022 confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2021 will feature increased rest periods for all teams following World Rugby’s confirmation of the revised tournament dates which will now see New Zealand host the tournament between...

Nominees for the Women's Six Nations Player of the Championship

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021 Women’s Six Nations delivered a Championship like no other as defending champions England emerged triumphant from the first-ever Finals Day.   The Red Roses overcame France in the...

Red Roses team for Women’s Six Nations final against France

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England Women head coach Simon Middleton has named his team to play France in the Women’s Six Nations final. The match takes place at Twickenham Stoop on Saturday 24 April, kick-off 2pm live on...

France smash Ireland to set up Women's Six Nations Final against England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have missed out on a place in the Women’s Six Nations final against England after a 56-15 defeat to France in Dublin.   The Ireland Women will compete for a third-place after following...

Women’s Six Nations Ranking Permutations and Previews

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

 A look ahead of the Women's Six Nations action.    WORLD RUGBY WOMEN’S RANKINGS STATS Ireland will climb above Italy into seventh if they win and the Azzurre fail to beat Scotland•...

Dates Announced for 2021 Women's & U20s Six Nations

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six Nations Rugby Limited has announced new dates for the rescheduled 2021 Women’s and U20s Six Nations Championships.   Last month it was announced that both tournaments had been postponed...

Scarratt seals Red Roses win over France

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Emily Scarratt landed a penalty in overtime to secure a 25-23 win for England over France Women at Twickenham.Simon Middleton’s side scored 15 points in the final 10 minutes to steal victory from...

New Zealand wins 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup bid

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand will host Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 after World Rugby awarded the hosting rights for the prestigious tournament to New Zealand Rugby. It will be the first Women’s Rugby World...