Fiji and New Zealand the winners after a brilliant HSBC France Sevens

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji’s men and New Zealand’s women turned on the style to win the HSBC France Sevens in Toulouse on Sunday. Ireland, led by the excellent Terry Kennedy, played some impressive rugby to reach...

Men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series favourites suffer shock defeats on opening day in Toulouse as women’s champions Australia continue fine form

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The three contenders for the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title faced setbacks on a thrilling opening day at the HSBC France Sevens as South Africa, Argentina and Australia suffered...

Latest World Rankings: Ireland overtake England, Wales fall

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have moved up to fourth place in the overall World Rugby rankings following the action in the penultimate round of the Six Nations.   England put up an incredible fight a man down after...

Explained: World Rugby Rankings

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The men’s and women’s World Rugby Rankings are calculated using a points exchange system, in which sides take points off each other based on the match result.     Whatever...

Latest World Rankings: South Africa Return To The Top

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa return to the top of the World Rugby Rankings at the expense of New Zealand with top sport changing hands for the fourth time in just two months.   A 15-30 victory over Scotland...

The full list of 2021 World Rugby Awards Nominations

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has released the full list of nominations for the 2021 World Rugby Awards.   The Rugby public can now cast their votes for six of the prestigious World Rugby Awards 2021 categories...

Rassie Erasmus explains why Cornal Hendricks did not make the Springbok squad

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has explained the omission of Bulls centre Cornal Hendricks from the 46-man Springbok squad for the British & Irish Lions series.   One of the biggest talking points after the...

Monaco selected to host the World Rugby Sevens Repechage

1 year 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...

Brent Impey resigns as SANZAAR Chair

1 year 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...

WATCH: Brazil's unusual but effective response to the Haka

1 year ago by Rugby Dump

Back in 2018 Brazil hosted the Maori All Blacks in Sao Paulo for the first time in history and before the game even kicked off it became a memorable occasion.