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International Friendlies

2024

Match Stats | South Africa v Ireland

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ciaran Frawley kicked two drop goals in the final 10 minutes as Ireland came from behind to edge out World Champions South Africa with a 25-24 margin in Durban to level the two-game series.   We...

25 Moments that stood out | NZ and England | Test 2

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

After 80min of entertaining rugby, New Zealand walked away with the win. Two excellent cross kicks from Marcus Smith lead to England leading at half time but bad discipline from England in the second...

“Conor has a good kicking game, so we’ll be challenged under the high ball"

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick said the team would be playing for all South Africans when they take the field against Ireland in the Castle Lager Incoming Series decider in Durban on Saturday.   Both...

Combined XV | New Zealand v England | Test Two

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s do-or-die time for England as they seek to avenge last week’s narrow defeat and level the series with New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday. The challenge in front of Steve Borthwick’s...

Match Report | Italy 36-14 Tonga

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy posted an emphatic 36-14 win over Tonga in Nuku'alofa on Friday as the Azzurri bounced back from a shock defeat to Samoa on their Pacific tour.   Fly-half Paolo Garbisi helped seal the win...

Caelan Doris named captain as Peter O’Mahony starts on the bench

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Andy Farrell has named the Ireland Match Day Squad for Saturday’s second Test against South Africa in Durban (Kick-off 5pm local time/4pm Irish time). Caelan Doris captains...

Franco Mostert on Ireland

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok lock Franco Mostert was adamant that they had to deliver a top-class performance in their second Castle Lager Incoming Series match against Ireland to register a series victory in Durban. The...

Just the one change for England

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Steve Borthwick has named his team to play New Zealand at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday 13th July for the second and final Test match of the Steinlager Ultra Low Carb...

Joe Schmidt names his team for the second test

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran prop James Slipper will captain Australia in the second Test against Wales after newly-appointed skipper Liam Wright was Thursday ruled out with an injury. Wright was coach Joe Schmidt's surprise...

Wales announces their team to Australia

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach of Wales, Warren Gatland, has named his team for the second test of the tour which will be held at Melbourne's AAMI Park on Saturday the 13th of July.  There are four changes – including...