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Wales back in Top 10 of World Rugby Women’s Rankings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Women's win against Ireland on Saturday has lifted the Welsh back into the Top 10 of the World Rugby Women’s Rankings at the expense of Spain, while the loss of 1.85 points drops...

Antoine Dupont named 2022 Six Nations Player of the Championship

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont has been crowned the 2022 Guinness Six Nations Player of the Championship after leading France to the Grand Slam.     The scrum-half became the first Frenchman...

Nigel Owens picks his 2022 Six Nations XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Referee Nigel has picked his 2022 Six Nations team of the tournament which, unsurprisingly, is dominated by French names while featuring only one Welshman in Josh Adams.    I'm going to go...

The impact the 50:22 law had in its debut Six Nations

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022 Six Nations saw the 50:22 law debut in the Northern Hemisphere's premier test Championship.    The law has been globally trialled since July last year in the hope that...

Nigel Owens voices support of Eddie Jones

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Celebrated referee Nigel Owens has weighed in on the current Eddie Jones debate in favour of the latter.    England’s poor showing in the 2022 Six Nations has prompted cries for Jones...

RFU criticised as 'dishonest' over claims of England progress after disappointing Six Nations

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Football Union's (RFU) claim England made progress during a tough Six Nations campaign has been criticised by ex-international Ugo Monye, who called their statement "dishonest".     Eddie...

France and Georgia move up World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have replaced New Zealand in second place in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings.     With a third of a rating point earned for their 25-13 Grand Slam-winning victory over...

Grand Slam triumph a 'major step' for French rugby, says team manager Ibanez

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Raphael Ibanez hailed France's Six Nations Grand Slam triumph as a "major step", but still noted further room for improvement.     France team manager Raphael Ibanez celebrated a "major step"...

Jones calls for England fans to maintain faith after disappointing Six Nations campaign

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has called upon fans to maintain faith in the team's development after a disappointing Six Nations campaign ended with a 25-13 loss to France.     Saturday's...