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International Friendlies

2022

Levani Botia to captain Fiji, former All Black included in the Pacific Nations Cup squad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Rugby have announced a powerful 34-member squad for the upcoming World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup (PNC) featuring the Flying Fijians, Tonga, Samoa and Australia A.       16...

Alessandro Garbisi named in 33 player Azzurri squad, Tommy Allan recalled

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy coach Kieran Crowley has named his squad for the upcoming internationals against Portugal, Romania and Georgia with Paolo Garbisi's younger brother, Alessandro called into the squad.   The...

Report: Twickenham to host Southern Hemisphere powerhouses

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Twickenham will host two Southern Hemisphere powerhouses ahead of the 2023 Rugby World Cup, according to a report by the Daily Mail.   New Zealand and South Africa are set to clash at the home of...

PODCAST: Ian Foster lifts the lid on the selectors thinking ahead of Ireland Series

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Head Coach Ian Foster joined the All Blacks podcast to look back on his playing career, answer fan questions, discuss the 2022 All Blacks squad naming and much more.   On the All...

The Fijians and Samoans who could follow the likes of Piutau in trading test teams

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Friday, Tonga's head coach named his squad for the Pacific Nations Cup & World Cup Qualifier 2022 this July.     Included in his squad were the likes of Israel Folau, Charles...

Matthieu Jalibert returns to top form in victory over Lyon

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Matthieu Jalibert is back!   After the heartbreak of missing France's 2022 Six Nations Grand Slam, Matthieu Jalibert is back in action and in form for Union Bordeaux Begles.   The timing...