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

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland have moved above England and into fifth place in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings following their 29-23 win at Twickenham on Saturday.   Duhan van der Merwe’s brilliant brace...

Stormers remain on course in the URC

8 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The DHL Stormers remained on course for a possible home playoff spot in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship on Saturday as they registered their ninth victory of the competition by defeating the Cell...

Super Rugby Countdown Day 18: Most successful coaches of the Super 14 era

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Before its expansion, the Super Rugby was called the Super 14 between 2006-2010, consisting of 14 teams. Following Super 12's success (1996-2005), the teams were under pressure to put a skillful leader...

World Ranking Permutations for the 1st Round of 6 Nations/Rugby Europe

3 days ago by World Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the opening rounds of the men's Guinness Six Nations and Rugby Europe Championship 2023 this weekend.  Permutation highlights: Ireland are...

Leolin Zas extends with Stormers

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wing Leolin Zas has signed a three year contract extension with the Stormers which runs until 2026.   The prolific finisher, who made his Stormers debut in 2016, was the top try scorer in the Vodacom...

Springboks’ 2023 fixture list locked in

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will kick off a bumper 2023 season against Australia in Pretoria in July in the opening round of the shortened Rugby Championship and will face Argentina in Johannesburg in their final match...

Super Rugby Countdown: 23 Past Winners

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With just 23 days left until the new Super Rugby season kicks off, we take a look at the 23 clubs who lifted the trophy since the competition's inception in 1993.   1996 Blues       The...

Etzebeth named SA Rugby Player of the Year for 2022

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok centurion Eben Etzebeth has been voted SA Rugby’s Player of the Year for 2022 following a string of excellent performances by the experienced lock last year, while Canan Moodie won the...

URC - Round 13 Wrap Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

THE SECRET TO SMITH’S SUCCESS Franco Smith continues to work his magic with Glasgow Warriors who extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to nine matches with a 42-28 bonus point victory...

Double delight for New Zealand at HSBC Sydney Sevens

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand romped to victory in both the women’s and men’s finals of the HSBC Sydney Sevens to increase their leads at the top of the HSBC World Rugby Seven Series 2023 standings. It is the...