One final twist in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Autumn Nations Series comes to a close, Australia climb the rankings after a dramatic 39-34 win over Wales while South Africa fall just short of taking third place off New Zealand following a 27-13...

Woodward calls for Jones dismissal if England lose Six Nations opener against Scotland

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones should be sacked as England head coach if his side fail to beat Scotland in next year's Six Nations opener, says former boss Clive Woodward.   The Australian oversaw a 27-13 defeat to...

Another cracker set for Twickenham as England take on the Boks

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the 116th year of the rivalry’s history, the Boks will take on England at Twickenham on Saturday in what promises to be yet another bruising contest.   The English will be well battle-hardened...

Argentina international Ignacio Ruiz joins London Irish

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish can today confirm the signing of Argentina international Ignacio Ruiz.   The 21-year-old hooker joins up with the Exiles with immediate effect, adding to Irish’s already plentiful...

Springboks mix it up for final Test of 2022

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber made eight changes and two positional switches to his matchday squad to face England at Twickenham on Saturday in the final Castle Lager Outgoing Tour clash, with a handful...

Scotland climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The record books were rewritten on another dramatic weekend of test rugby which had it all.   Georgia’s shock win over Wales in Cardiff, Scotland’s helter-skelter game against Argentina,...

Nominees unveiled for World Rugby Awards 2022

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby is unveiling the shortlists for the prestigious World Rugby Awards 2022, which will be presented in Monaco on Sunday, 20 November.     Following a stellar year for international...

Stats and facts: Scotland v New Zealand

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland will take on New Zealand for the first time in five years on Sunday at a sold-out Murrayfield.   Here are a few stats and facts ahead of the anticipated clash:     1. New Zealand...

Du Toit captains the SA A team against Munster, Du Preez twins late call ups

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa ‘A’ coach Mzwandile Stick has included 14 capped Springbok players in his match-day squad to face Munster at Pairc Ui Chaoimh in Cork on Thursday (kick-off 21h30 SA time),...

Autumn Nations Series Team of the Week

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Test rugby was back in full swing this weekend, with the best of the South taking on the best of the North.     A fascinating weekend of rugby kicked off with Scotland taking on...