Top Tries - Finals Weekend Rugby Europe Championship

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at the Top 5 tries from the Finals weekend in Badajoz and Amsterdam.  

Georgia equal all-time high in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia have closed to within 1.16 points of a historic place in the world’s top 10 after successfully defending their Rugby Europe Championship title with a 38-11 victory in Sunday’s final...

Ex-All Blacks coach Hansen fires 'chokers' warning to Ireland ahead of World Cup

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former New Zealand coach Steve Hansen warned in-form Ireland they still have a huge point to prove at the Rugby World Cup this year.   Andy Farrell's side completed a Grand Slam against England...

World Rugby Men's Rankings Preview: 18-19 March, 2023

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the final round of matches in the Guinness Six Nations and Rugby Europe 2023 this weekend.      Permutation highlights:   Neither...

Boks set World Cup squad announcement date

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  SA Rugby have confirmed the official day for the naming of the Springboks’ 33-man squad to defend South Africa’s Rugby World Cup title in France this year.     Speaking...

Rugby Europe Championship Preview: Semi-Finals

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Europe men’s Championship has reached the knock-out stages and there are four big matches this weekend.   First up on Saturday lunchtime at 1.15pm local time (12.15pm UTC), Netherlands...

Nienaber satisfied as Boks wrap up week two of camp

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber expressed his satisfaction with the strides made at their physical and rugby development camp in Cape Town and said they were ticking the desired boxes, as the second week...

Tom Tierney RIP

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby along with the IRFU and Munster Rugby are saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Tom Tierney. He was 46. As a player, Tom represented Connacht from 2004-2008 as well as Galwegians,...

Ireland extend their lead at the top of the World Rugby Rankings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Unusually there were no positional changes in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings despite there being a full programme of fixtures in the Six Nations and Rugby Europe Championship.     However,...