World Rankings Permutations

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the latest men's World Rugby Rankings permutations for this weekend's Guinness 6 Nations and Rugby Europe Championship matches.   France will secure an immediate return...

Latest World Rankings: England Reclaim Third, Ireland Climb

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are no less than seven changes in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings this week following the action in the Rugby Europe Championship and the Six Nations.   Wins over France and Scotland...

Tigers add Los Puma Julian Montoya

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have signed Argentina international Julián Montoya.   The Los Pumas hooker will join the club for the remainder of the 2020/21 season on a multi-year deal.   Montoya...

Monaco selected to host the World Rugby Sevens Repechage

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today confirmed the repechage tournament for the Tokyo Olympic Games will take place in Monaco on 19-20 June, 2021. The decision was confirmed by the World Rugby Executive Committee following...

Winners and Losers: Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2023 Rugby World Cup Pools are in.    Hosts France have been drawn with the All Blacks as well as Italy while the defending Champions, South Africa, have been drawn alongside Scotland and...

2015 Rugby World Cup Hero Ayumu Goromaru Set To Retire

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Brave Blossoms' fullback  Ayumu Goromaru has announced that he will retire after the upcoming 2021 Top League season.   The 34-year-old, who earned 57 caps for Japan and had spells with...

When the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw will take place and how it will work

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Draw is the moment fans and teams have been waiting for. Each participating nation will discover their future opposition when the balls are drawn on 14 December at the iconic Palais Brongniart. Due...

Brent Impey resigns as SANZAAR Chair

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brent Impey has today announced he will be resigning in his role as Chairman of SANZAAR – effective 31st December 2020.   Brent has held the role for the last five years but has decided the...

Cheika awaits permission to join Pumas

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Michael Cheika has been barred from joining the Argentinians in camp, pending an application which now rests with Sanzaar and the New South Wales government. The complication has arisen as a result of...

Miracle of Kamaishi | The best moments from Uruguay v Fiji at RWC 2019

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A year ago, Uruguay recorded their first Rugby World Cup win in 16 years, by beating Fiji. Here is a look at the best moments from that historic day for South American rugby.