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Russia Name RWC Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Russia head coach Lyn Jones has named his 31-man squad for Japan 2019, including eight players who also appeared during the Bears’ Rugby World Cup debut in New Zealand eight years ago.   Eight...

Samoa name World Cup squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tusi Pisi will make his third World Cup appearance at the age of 37, while prop Michael Alaalatoa will complete a compelling family story after both were named in Samoa's squad on Saturday.   Pisi...

Chile secure home test against Romania

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile have secured a home test match against Romania in June. To be played on Saturday, June 08 the home fixture for Chile is to be their first of two home June Internationals, the second being against Spain...

Georgian Scrum Dominates Belgium

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The power of the Georgian pack is well known and in their match against Belgium, the Georgians showed off their prowess with numerous huge scrums.        Credit: Raw Rugby

Latest World Rankings: Ireland Close The Gap On New Zealand While Brazil Home In On Record Ranking

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brazil close in on their best-ever position in the World Rugby Rankings after a superb comeback win against Canada in the Americas Rugby Championship, while Georgia, Spain and Belgium are all on the up,...

Samoa and Germany 160-minutes away from a place at next year's World Cup

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Germany find themselves in a particularly opportunistic position this weekend when they face Samoa in the first of two matches to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.   Despite a...

Spain & Romania's appeals both rejected by World Rugby

1 year ago by World Rugby

Following appeals lodged by Romania and Spain, an Independent Appeal Committee has upheld the decision of the Independent Disputes Committee relating to breaches of player eligibility during the European...

Romania and Spain appeal Rugby World Cup decision

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romania and Spain have lodged appeals against the ruling earlier this month that Russia would qualify for the World Cup at Romania’s expense, confirms PlanetRugby.   The two are appealing...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tana Umaga & Leon MacDonald to lead Blues in 2019 The Blues and New Zealand Rugby have today announced that Tana Umaga will have his role as Head Coach extended by a further 12 months to the end...

World Rugby to examine issues arising from Belgium v Spain RWC qualifier

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has released a statement confirming that a replay of the Belgium vs Spain Rugby Europe Championship match was of best interest of the game, a match that was decisive in the context...