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

11 hours 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

11 hours 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,...

Junior Boks end Championship on positive note

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Junior Springbok head coach Bafana Nhleko praised his players’ dedication and character as they beat Wales to finish their 2024 World Rugby U20 Championship campaign on a positive note in Cape Town...

Weekend International Friendlies team news + predictions

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another weekend of International Friendlies is upon us, and we have a lineup of Tier 1 versus Tier 2 teams. With the teams having been announced, it’s no surprise that most of the Tier 1 teams have...

Rassie Erasmus adds to his squad

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has called up five players to the squad for their closing Test of the Castle Lager Incoming Series against Portugal in Bloemfontein on Saturday, with the 41-man squad...

Moerat delighted to lead SA against Portugal

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Salmaan Moerat was still in awe about being named Springbok captain and said while it was a massive privilege for him and his family, it was great to be able to lean on double Rugby World Cup captain Siya...

Spain U20 beat Fiji U20 in thriller

17 hours 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...

A look at the World Rugby U20 Championship

1 day 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...

Fixtures confirmed for second edition of WXV

2 days 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...

Baby Boks bring in Wandile Mlaba

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Junior Springboks have called up outside back Wandile Mlaba as replacement for Likhona Finca, who sustained a hand injury and will not be in contention Friday’s clash with Wales in Cape Town.   The...