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22 RWC Winners in Springbok Squad to Australia

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus named a strong 33-man squad led by double Rugby World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi for the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, which kicks off against the Wallabies in Brisbane...

Barrett seeking improvements despite resounding win

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand captain Scott Barrett insists improvements will be made despite the All Blacks easing to a 47-5 win over Fiji in San Diego.  Scott Robertson's men scored seven tries at the Snapdragon...

Ardie Savea recommits to New Zealand Rugby until 2027

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ardie Savea has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) through to 2027 and will play for Moana Pasifika in DHL Super Rugby Pacific from 2025.The All Blacks Vice-Captain’s contract takes him through...

World Rugby Men's Rankings preview: 19-21 July, 2024

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the July internationals this weekend. Permutation highlights: Only two of the teams ranked in the top five in the world are in action this weekend,...

England u20's end eight-year wait for title

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England ended France's dominance of the World Rugby U20 Championship with a 25-13 victory in Friday's final at the DHL Stadium in Cape Town. It was England's first title since 2016 and their fourth overall,...

Spain U20 beat Fiji U20 in thriller

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Last year’s U20 Trophy winners Spain scored in sudden-death extra-time to break Fijian hearts and guarantee their place in the 2025 U20 Championship in a dramatic opener to the final day of the tournament. With...

Match Preview: All Blacks v Fiji

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks and Fiji are set to break new ground with a historic Test match at Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, USA. Tests Played: 7 Won: All Blacks 7 Last time: 60-13, 17 July 2021,...

A look at the World Rugby U20 Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final between the England U20 vs France U20 will be the fifth all-northern hemisphere World Rugby U20 Championship final and the fourth in the last six tournaments. For the first time last year England...

All Blacks team named to play Fiji in San Diego

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Head Coach Scott Robertson and his co-selectors, Assistant Coaches Scott Hansen, Jason Holland, Leon MacDonald and Jason Ryan have named their All Blacks team to play Fiji in the final match...

Fixtures confirmed for second edition of WXV

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today unveiled the pools and action-packed match schedule for WXV, the highly anticipated return of the women’s 15s competition which promises thrilling encounters across all three...