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Slipper dedicates Wallabies win to Michael Hooper

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies captain James Slipper paid tribute to Michael Hooper after Australia beat Argentina in the opening round of The Rugby Championship.     Michael Hooper decided not to play against...

Rugby Championship Round One Team Of The Week

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the dust settles on a stellar opening weekend of the Rugby Championship, we pick our team of the week.   The Springboks claimed an impressive victory over the All Blacks, their first...

Quade Cooper faces a race against time to make Rugby World Cup 2023

11 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies have produced an inspirational comeback to defeat Argentina 41-26 in Mendoza but the victory looks to have come at high cost with Quade Cooper sustaining another injury blow   Dave...

All Blacks slip to a new world rankings low

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand's 26-10 defeat at the hands of the Springboks has seen them slip to a new low of fifth in World Rugby rankings.   The All Blacks were demoted to an all-time low of fourth place after...

Second-half comeback sees Wallabies overcome Pumas in Mendoza

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia produced an excellent second-half showing to come from behind and secure a 41-26 victory against Argentina in Mendoza in the 2022 Rugby Championship. Having suffered a 2-1 series defeat at the...

South Africa 26-10 New Zealand: Pollard and Marx masterclass guides Springboks to victory

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Faf de Klerk injured in the opening exchanges, Handre Pollard held a steady hand to guide South Africa to victory over New Zealand.   Handre Pollard stepped up to the plate in the...

The Rugby Championship: The Breakdown – Springboks preparing to pounce on struggling All Blacks

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand are in a crisis by their standards, and things do not get any easier as they start the Rugby Championship in South Africa.     South Africa are favourites to inflict a third consecutive...

Rennie praises Australia captain Hooper's 'true courage' for withdrawing from Argentina Test

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Michael Hooper decided not to play against Argentina on Saturday, as the Australia captain is not in the right frame of mind.   Dave Rennie says captain Michael Hooper has shown "true courage" by...