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Australia equal record low in World Rugby Men’s Ranking

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A record 48-17 defeat to Argentina has seen Australia drop to seventh place in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings.     It equals their lowest-ever position, last held between September...

Argentina cruise to a record victory over Australia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina have recorded their largest win ever as they beat the Wallabies 48-17 in San Juan. After a fortnight full of setbacks, the toll really seemed to show on Dave Rennie's men as they were outclassed...

New Zealand can ease world ranking misery at Ellis Park

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have the opportunity to leapfrog South Africa in the world rankings this weekend when they tackle the Springboks at Ellis Park.   The stadium that hosted the iconic Rugby...

Second-half comeback sees Wallabies overcome Pumas in Mendoza

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia produced an excellent second-half showing to come from behind and secure a 41-26 victory against Argentina in Mendoza in the 2022 Rugby Championship. Having suffered a 2-1 series defeat at the...

The Rugby Championship: The Breakdown – Springboks preparing to pounce on struggling All Blacks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand are in a crisis by their standards, and things do not get any easier as they start the Rugby Championship in South Africa.     South Africa are favourites to inflict a third consecutive...

South Africa v New Zealand: Stats, Facts, Line Ups

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off for the 102nd time on Saturday with the rivalry taken to a new destination, Nelspruit.   Saturday's test will be just the fourth time South Africa...

World Rankings: New Zealand and Australia could fall to record lows

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the opening round of The Rugby Championship 2022 this weekend.   Ahead of the opening round of the competition, South Africa are...

Ian Foster told by NZ Rugby to resign if All Blacks don't improve

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster has reportedly been told to resign if the All Blacks fail to show any “definitive improvements” in their two test matches against the Springboks in South Africa.   According...

All Blacks must step up for under-fire Foster in the heat of Springboks battle

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have been smarting from a historic defeat to Ireland, and Ian Foster needs a response in South Africa as he fights for his job.     Ian Foster will know there is more...

Uncapped Holloway starts, Cooper returns for Australia's clash with Pumas

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia head coach Dave Rennie has turned to the experience of Quade Cooper and the uncapped Jed Holloway to start against Argentina.     Jed Holloway will make his Test debut and Quade...