Rugby Europe Championship Logo

France and Georgia move up World Rugby Men’s Rankings

3 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...

Latest World Rankings: Ireland overtake England, Wales fall

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have moved up to fourth place in the overall World Rugby rankings following the action in the penultimate round of the Six Nations.   England put up an incredible fight a man down after...

The Weekend's World Rankings Permutations

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France could climb to their equal highest-ever World Rugby Ranking this weekend while Wales could drop to eighth place.     Second place in the World Rugby rankings is on the line this weekend...

Georgia qualify for RWC 2023 after World Rugby confirm the implications of Russia’s suspension

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following World Rugby’s suspension of Russia and Belarus from all international and cross-border rugby competitions, the Rugby World Cup Board has confirmed the resulting implications for the European...

Latest World Rankings: France & Spain Climb

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France and Spain have been rewarded for their results in the Six Nations and Rugby Europe Championship this weekend.     Round three of the Six Nations resulted in some changes to the top...

Explained: World Rugby Rankings

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The men’s and women’s World Rugby Rankings are calculated using a points exchange system, in which sides take points off each other based on the match result.     Whatever...

Georgia claim a massive victory, Romania come from behind and Spain edge Russia

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Spain, Georgia and Romania all claimed victories this weekend in the Rugby Europe Championship.   Spain claimed a narrow 37-41 victory over Russia with Santiago Ovejero scoring an 84th minute try...

How this weekend's Six Nations can impact the World Rankings

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the second rounds of the Six Nations and Rugby Europe Championship 2022.  Permutation highlights: Wales must beat Scotland by more than 15...

REC Round 1 Team of the Week

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Portugal earned an impressive tie in Tbilisi against Georgia, while Romania defeated Russia in a tight contest, and Spain just produced a superb display over the Netherlands to move to the top of 2022...