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Picking a Tier 2 World XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

There is a raft of talented players outside the first tier of test playing nations, some of which could claim to be the best in the position in world rugby.   We take a look at what a potential...

Ireland back McFadden retires: 'It's been a dream come true'

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fergus McFadden played in a World Cup and six Six Nations campaigns, twice conquering Europe with Leinster, but the time has come to retire.     Ireland back Fergus McFadden has revealed he...

Rugby Europe Back Sir Bill Beaumont In World Rugby Chairman Vote

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Europe cast their vote for the position of World Rugby Chairman opened with the voting opening on Sunday, April 26th, 2020.   The organisers who represent the likes of Georgia, Romania, Spain,...

Tough luck for Scotland and Argentina as 2023 World Cup Draw Still Set For November

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina and Scotland are likely to end up in Pools of Death for the 2023 Rugby World Cup with the draw for the competition still set to take place in November later this year despite the disruption...

Post World Cup 2019 Retirees XV

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saying farewell isn't easy particularly when you have spent your life working towards the goal of representing your country but this was the decision several of test rugby’s leading lights made after...

Top Points Scorer In Test Rugby History Per Nation

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharpshooters and backline generals. We take a look at test rugby's point machines and best placekickers in test match rugby history.    We take a look at the top scorers from some of...

The Rugby Europe Championship Final Round

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend we head into the final round of the Rugby European Championship and while there is already a winner, second place and the relegation playoff place are still two positions that need to be confirmed.  The...

Latest World Rankings: France Reach A Six Year High

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have moved up the World Rankings after beating Wales and keeping their Grand Slam hopes alive. Fabien Galthie's side are up to fifth in the World Rugby Rankings, their highest position for...

Scottish Teams To Face Italy in Round 3

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Senior Men         Coach Gregor Towsend has made three changes to the Scottish team to take on the Italians on the weekend.   Hooker Stuart McInally replaces Fraser Brown,...

Latest World Rankings: Georgia overtake Italy

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland, Georgia and Portugal all climb the World Rugby Rankings while Russia fall to their lowest position in over 14 years.   While there were few surprises in the Six Nations in terms of results...