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World Rugby Men's Rankings preview: 17-18 February, 2024

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the third round of the Rugby Europe Championship this weekend. Permutation highlights: Georgia cannot improve on 13th place this weekend as they...

Belcher captains Cardiff for return to URC action

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Liam Belcher captains Cardiff as they return to BKT United Rugby Championship action against Connacht on Saturday (17:15). A capacity crowd is anticipated at Cardiff Arms Park as the Blue and Blacks celebrate...

Dan jones to make 150th appearance in Munster clash

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Jones will make his 150th Scarlets appearance when BKT United Rugby Championship action resumes on Friday night with the visit of Munster to Parc y Scarlets (19:35 BBC Wales).   The fly-half...

Super Rugby Pacific 2024 Season Officially Launched

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2024 Super Rugby Pacific season was officially launched in Auckland earlier today as the 12 team captains came together for the first time in the history of the revamped competition. The...

France in unfamiliar territory and Wales just miss record – Six Nations stats

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of the 2024 Guinness Six Nations produced three eventful games. France prop up the Guinness Six Nations table for the first time in over a decade while Wales narrowly missed out on a...

The Crusaders travel to the North as they reveal squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman Mako lock Quinten Strange will lead the Crusaders during their Northern Tour when the reigning Super Rugby champions come up against Munster and the Bristol Bears next month. The Crusaders flew...

Sevens captains ready for the challenge in Dubai

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Opening round of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 takes place at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai on 12-14 January The 12-team men’s and women’s competition format replicates the Olympic...

Alex Mitchell signs on again for Northampton Saints

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today confirm that Alex Mitchell has signed a contract extension to remain at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens. An 11-cap England international and 119-time Saint, 26-year-old...

Monaco set to host World Rugby Sevens Repechage for Paris 2024 Olympics

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The rugby sevens repechage tournament for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 will take place in Monaco on 21-23 June, 2024. The prestigious event returns to Stade Louis II, which also hosted final qualification...

Six changes for Saints ahead of Toulon clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Phil Dowson makes six changes to his Northampton Saints side for Round 2 of the Investec Champions Cup, as RC Toulon head to cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens this Friday (15 December, kick-off:...