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

5 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

8 months 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...

Tuesday Morning Round Up

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Taniela Tupou to appear before a SANZAAR Judicial Committee Hearing Reds and Wallabies prop Taniela Tupou will appear at a SANZAAR judicial committee hearing later on Tuesday after being cited for alleged...

Monday Morning Round Up

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Karmichael Hunt fined and suspended  Rugby Australia has concluded its disciplinary process into the off-field conduct of Wallabies and Queensland Reds back Karmichael Hunt following his arrest in...

Rugby Europe Preview

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Spain are one win away from qualifying for their second Rugby World Cup after defeating Germany 84-10 last weekend, while Georgia move even closer to reclaiming the Rugby Europe Championship title with...

HIGHLIGHTS Romania v Belgium

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romania ran out comprehensive 62-12 victors over Belgium in this afternoon's Rugby Europe Championship clash. It was a one-sided affair from start to finish with Romania scoring 9 tries in total,...

The Battle for RWC places heats up in the Rugby Europe Championship

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Spain is in the driving seat to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan despite being 3 points behind the leaders Romania.   The Spaniards rested a large portion of their first choice...