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RANKED: Current Tier 1 coaches' win ratios

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2022 Rugby Championship, we look at the win ratios for the current tier 1 test head coaches.     Argentina and South Africa secured Series victories in July, while...

Rob Kearney confident that Ireland won't make the same mistakes of 2019 World Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland Leinster fullback Rob Kearney is confident that Ireland will avoid another dip in form in the year of a Rugby World Cup.   Kearney was part of Joe Schmidt’s...

World Rugby Match Officials announced for The Rugby Championship 2022

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match officials that will take charge of the 2022 Rugby Championship, which runs from 6 August to 24 September.   Following a busy schedule of men’s test matches...

Ireland replace France at top of World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France’s reign as the world’s number one team has only lasted a week with Ireland replacing Les Bleus at the top of the World Rugby Men’s Rankings.     Saturday’s...

SCENES: Chile celebrate RWC qualifcation

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Trailing for almost the entire tie, Chile pulled off a remarkable comeback to beat the United States and reach the Rugby World Cup.   Chile pulled off an upset by overcoming the United States 31-29...

Chile secure Rugby World Cup debut with dramatic defeat of the USA

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile have qualified for Rugby World Cup for the first time in their history following a pulsating 52-51 aggregate victory against the USA in the Americas 2 play-off. Los Condores looked to...

Ireland could snatch top ranking away from France

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France moved to the top of the World Rugby Rankings after last weekend's test action but they could move down just one week later.       World Rugby has published the...

Latest World Rankings: France go top, Ireland second

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have reached the summit of the World Rugby Rankings for the first time since the rankings were introduced.     Les Bleus go top and Ireland are now second in an unprecedented...

Namibia qualify for their seventh consecutive RWC

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Namibia have secured their place at a seventh successive Rugby World Cup by beating Kenya 36-0 in the final of the Rugby Africa Cup 2022 in Aix-en-Provence on Sunday.   They qualify as Africa 1...