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Semi-finalists England and South Africa climb in world rankings

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

After big wins over Australia and Japan respectively in the Rugby World Cup, England and South Africa moved up in the world rankings.     The Rugby World Cup semi-finals will feature the...

Springboks push right buttons and eject hosts Japan

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus was thankful South Africa "knew which buttons to push" to fend off the threat of another Rugby World Cup defeat to Japan.   After their stunning loss to the Brave Blossoms four years...

Captain Guirado returns to Les Bleus line-up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Captain Guilhem Guirado has been recalled to the starting XV for France's Rugby World Cup quarter-final with Wales, despite rumours of a bust-up with coach Jacques Brunel.   Hooker Guirado did not...

Success for England is winning the tournament – Robinson

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England will consider anything less than winning the Rugby World Cup as a failure, according to former world champion Jason Robinson.   Eddie Jones' side meet Australia in a quarter-final showdown...

Vunipola 'very likely' to face Australia

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England number eight Billy Vunipola trained on Tuesday and is "very likely" to start Saturday's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Australia, according to assistant coach John Mitchell.   The...

Japan make history as fearsome All Blacks march on – the pool stage in numbers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is headed for the knockout rounds after a dramatic pool stage in which Scotland were the biggest casualties.     Eight teams remain from 20, with hosts Japan – who...

RWC Preview: United States v Tonga

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga coach Toutai Kefu is determined to send retiring captain Siale Piutau out a winner against the United States in a Rugby World Cup contest on Sunday that is still in the hands of the weather.   Typhoon...

Top Performers: Argentina vs USA

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Los Pumas ended their World Cup with a 47-17 hammering of the USA at the Kumagaya Stadium on Wednesday.    It has taken Argentina three matches to put in a performance that would show off their...

RWC Preview: Argentina v USA

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina will be without Tomas Lavanini when they round off a disappointing Rugby World Cup campaign against the United States.   Lock Lavanini was banned for four matches after he was sent off...

Lavanini handed four-match ban after red card

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tomas Lavanini has been given a four-match ban after he was sent off in Argentina's Rugby World Cup defeat to England.   The lock was shown a red card in the 18th minute of Argentina's 39-10 loss...