Women's Rugby World Cup Preview: Pool A

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Cup draw was made on 19th November 2020 and this split the twelve teams into four “bands”, based on the world rankings at the time and before Italy, Japan and Scotland had...

Road to NZ | Fixtures That Got Us There

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland players recap key moments from their Rugby World Cup Qualification matches against Italy, Spain, Ireland and Colombia.  

Dan Carter and Portia Woodman discuss the World Cup favourites and dark horses!

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Portia Woodman tells Dan Carter that she believes England, Canada and France are the main threats to hosts and holders New Zealand at the Rugby World Cup, while South Africa are an outsider to watch out...

World Rugby Awards returns to Monaco for a star-studded edition in November

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby Awards 2022 will return to Monaco and its prestigious Salle des Étoiles for the first time since the pandemic on Sunday, 20 November to celebrate the best of rugby on and off the...

Victoria Grant to Lead Hurricanes Poua in 2023 Super Rugby Aupiki

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dual World Cup winning former Black Fern, Victoria Grant has been appointed as Head Coach of the Hurricanes Poua for the 2023 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki season.       Grant, who was...

A Series of Firsts: Haka and Anthem (Black Ferns)

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Singing the national anthem and performing the haka for the first time is a moment you will never forget. Find out what it means to the players. black ferns

Black Ferns named for last Test before Rugby World Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A strong Black Ferns side has been named by coaches Wayne Smith, Wes Clarke and Whitney Hansen for their last Test match before the Rugby World Cup, hosting Japan at Eden Park on Saturday.   The...

Injuries force a reshuffle of Saturday's All Blacks squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced the match-day 23 for this week’s Lipovitan-D Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Eden Park in Auckland.     Injuries...

Ireland stun hosts South Africa as semi-finals confirmed at Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa’s hopes of lifting the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 trophy on home turf were ended in stunning style when Ireland’s men emphatically eliminated the hosts on quarter-finals day at...

Heavyweights flex their muscles on opening day of Rugby World Cup Sevens in Cape Town

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 kicked off in spectacular style at the Cape Town Stadium on Friday, as the big-name sides successfully navigated a day of high-stakes knockout matches. Cape Town is host...