Autumn Nations Series

Jake White: Champions Cup is tough

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls director of rugby Jake White admitted after his side’s 44-14 rout at Exeter Chiefs in Round 2 of the Heineken Champions Cup that the tournament is harder than he initially anticipated.   The...

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

On this day in 2020: Rugby World Cup draw - Hosts France to face New Zealand, South Africa in with Ireland and Scotland

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2023 hosts France will face New Zealand in the pool phase, while reigning champions South Africa have been paired with Ireland and Scotland.    France and three-time winners...

Iliseva Batibasaga retires from Wallaroos

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallaroos star Iliseva Batibasaga has today announced her decision to retire from the Wallaroos, capping off a near 20-year career that ultimately concluded at the recent Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.Batibasaga...

Gatland: Farrell the only contender for British and Irish Lions job

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales head coach Warren Gatland says Ireland counterpart Andy Farrell is the only real contender to lead the British and Irish Lions on their tour to Australia in 2025.   Gatland was in charge of...

Booth Believes Ospreys Can Regain Control

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ospreys head coach Toby Booth is calling on his players to cut out unforced errors as they seek to turn their form around amid a tricky fixture list.   Toby Booth’s team have only recorded...

Autumn Nations Series: 2022 Try of the Series Nominees

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The nominees for the top ten tries of the 2022 Autumn Nations Series are in - and they're special!  

Owen Williams joins the Ospreys as short-term cover

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ospreys have signed Wales international Owen Williams as short-term injury cover.     Williams, who returned from Japan last year, joins the Welsh club as a temporary replacement...

URC the perfect breeding ground for NextGen Springboks

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Autumn Nations Series this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played...

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...