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USA names squad to take on England

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA Head coach Gary Gold has named his match-day 23 to face No. 3 world-ranked England on Sunday at Twickenham.     The fixture marks the first time the Eagles have assembled since Rugby World...

Himeno returns to the starting lineup for Ireland clash

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie Joseph has confirmed the Brave Blossoms’ Team that will take on Ireland this Saturday, July 3 at Aviva Stadium in Dublin.   The match holds huge significance for both teams, as Ireland...

How the Springboks could line up against Georgia

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienaber takes control of his first test match as the Springboks head coach on Friday when the World Champions take on Georgia.    Having taken over from Rassie Erasmus after the...

Gaüzère hangs up the whistle

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Referee Pascal Gaüzère blew the final whistle yesterday, not only on the Lions vs Japan match, but also his refereeing career.    The 44 year-old Frenchman...

Franco Mostert wary of Lions' second-row

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Industrious Springbok lock Franco Mostert is under no illusions as to the task which faces the South African second-row when they come up against the British & Irish Lions next month.     “Guys...

Who could replace Duane Vermeulen in the Springbok line up and why Coetzee was omitted

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

'We are fearing for the worst.'   Those were the words of Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus when queried about Duane Vermeulen's injury after the announcement of the Springbok squad to play...

RWC 2021: Full match schedule

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby and hosts New Zealand Rugby have announced the match schedule for Rugby World Cup 2021, playing in 2022       The schedule supports the ambition of an accessible event...

McGeechan compares AWJ to Martin Johnson

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary British & Irish Lions former player and coach Sir Ian McGeechan has likened Alun Wyn Jones to Martin Johnson.    Johnson himself is one of the most celebrated Lions...

Kenki Fukuoka's Iconic career

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kenki Fukuoka officially announced his retirement after his Panasonic Wild Knights Top League final victory! The 28-year old has decided to focus on his medical career.   Here's a look at his standout...

Kieran Read Retires

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Followig Toyota Verblitz missing out on the Top League Final after a loss to Panasonic Wild Knights, Kieran Read announced his retirement from the game.   A look back at the best facts and stats...