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Switzerland reach record high in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Switzerland have reached their highest ever position in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings.   A 32-22 win over Croatia in Markarska improved their rating to 55.32 points, which was enough for...

Spain equal lowest ever World Rugby Women’s Ranking

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On another busy weekend of women’s international rugby, England, Wales and France made it two wins out of two with victories in the Women’s Six Nations.   England and France remain in...

Tounesi calls for better execution after England Women defeat

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sara Tounesi felt Italy’s lack of execution was the difference as her side fell to a 68-5 defeat against Simon Middleton’s superb England.   The Azzurre showed real signs of progress...

What are the teams for Ireland v France

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland host France in Round 2 of the TikTok Women’s Six Nations at Musgrave Park with a point to prove after a 31-5 defeat to Wales in the opening match of the Championship.   Nichola Fryday’s...

Six Nations: Official 2023 Team of the Tournament

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The votes have been rounded up and the coveted spots in the XV have now been revealed, with seven of the pack belonging to this year’s champions. A further three are part of a backline which also...

Waratahs skipper Jake Gordon latest star to sign long-term deal

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

NSW Waratahs captain Jake Gordon has signed a two-year extension to remain in Australian Rugby until the end of 2025.   Gordon is the latest to commit beyond the British and Irish Lions tour, with...

Team Announcements: Newcastle Falcons Vs Gloucester Rugby

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lock-forward Greg Peterson returns for Newcastle Falcons on Friday night as they host Gloucester in Gallagher Premiership action.   The USA international is back in the starting line-up after serving...

Women’s Six Nations Fixtures Confirmed For 2024

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Women’s Six Nations fixtures have been confirmed. With anticipation for this year’s Championship building, Six Nations Rugby was committed to giving fans the best possible chance to look...

Georgia equal all-time high in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia have closed to within 1.16 points of a historic place in the world’s top 10 after successfully defending their Rugby Europe Championship title with a 38-11 victory in Sunday’s final...

Scotland can count themselves lucky – Hogg

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Hogg conceded Scotland were fortunate to come away from their final Six Nations match with victory over bottom side Italy. Scotland claimed a bonus-point win at Murrayfield to all but secure third...