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Match Day Programme: Wales vs. South Africa

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a fixture that never lack in physicality, or intensity, the defending world champion Springboks, arrive at the Principality Stadium today in Cardiff with one goal in mind: to win against Wales. With...

Match Day Programme: England vs. Wales

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales staked their claim as a potential dark horse going into the world cup, by securing a statement win against england last weekend at the Principality Stadium. Today the Roses will have home ground...

Wales name team for Six Nations finale against France

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Warren Gatland has named his Wales senior men’s XV for the final round Guinness Six Nations match against France this Saturday at the Stade de France in Paris (KO 2.45pm GMT live on...

On This Day in 2015: McCaw and Carter bow out in World Cup Final

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day in 2015, All Blacks legends Riche McCaw Dan Carter played their final test match steering New Zealand to Rugby World Cup glory.   McCaw captained the All Blacks in the final as he ended...

CONFRIMED: Cheika named Argentina's new head coach

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina have confirmed that Michael Cheika will assume responsibility as head coach of the team until the end of the Rugby World Cup 2023.     ¡Bienvenido, Michael! Cheika estuvo...

Explained: World Rugby Rankings

2 years 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...

Michael Cheika appointed NEC Green Rockets Director of Rugby

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top League side NEC Green Rockets have announced that former Australian coach Michael Cheika has been appointed Director of Rugby.     In a statement, the club said, "NEC Green Rockets will...

Barbarians return to Twickenham to face Samoa in Killik Cup

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Barbarian F.C. will face Samoa this autumn as the two sides meet at Twickenham for the Killik Cup on Saturday 27 November.     It will be just the second time the teams have met, the first...

Alan Gilpin appointed as World Rugby CEO

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced that Alan Gilpin will be its new CEO.   Gilpin, 47, has a revered reputation in both the sporting and business communities and has shouldered the responsibility of Interim...

Dan Carter hailed as an 'icon' and one of the greats after announcing retirement

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

There was a wave of tributes to legendary fly-half Dan Carter after the All Blacks great announced his retirement on Saturday.     Dan Carter was hailed as "one of the best to have ever...