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Rugby World Cup: Pool A Preview

13 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

It is difficult to look past Ireland to top Pool A with only Scotland likely to spoil their party.     All eyes will, however, be on Japan as hosts but also after they have done everything...

Ireland optimistic over Henshaw despite hamstring injury

2 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Despite suffering a hamstring problem in training, Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw will not be heading home early from Japan.     Ireland remain "reasonably positive" over Robbie Henshaw's...

Rugby World Cup Update

2 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Henshaw unlikely to feature against Scotland   #RWC2019 Reasonably positive news on Robbie Henshaw @henshawrob after the scan. He is unlikely to feature v @Scotlandteam He...

Five breakthrough talents to watch in Japan

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, we look at five young players capable of making their mark on the international stage.         The Rugby World Cup is the greatest...

Four Smaller Rugby World Cup Games Worth Tuning In For

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off next week and while everyone is looking forward to those big clashes involving the tier 1 nations, such as New Zealand v South Africa and Ireland v Scotland, we...

Robbie Henshaw emerges as major Rugby World Cup injury worry

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt has confirmed that Robbie Henshaw has suffered a ‘tightness’ in his hamstring and is in doubt for Ireland's RWC opener against Scotland.     The...

England U20s fixtures & venues for U20 Six Nations Championship announced

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men U20s fixtures and venues for the 2020 U20 Six Nations Championship have been announced with home matches in Northampton (Franklin’s Gardens) and Gloucester (Kingsholm Stadium).   The...

Women's Six Nations 2020 Fixtures Revealed!

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has today announced that the 2020 Women’s Six Nations will begin with three Sunday fixtures on the first weekend in February 2020.     Champions England will get their campaign...

Test Team of the Week

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Rugby World Cup warm-ups done and dusted and the Rugby World Cup a mere few days away, we take a look back the past weekend and selected our team of the Week.     1. Ellis Genge -...

Latest World Rankings: Ireland top the rankings going into RWC

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland's 19-10 win over Wales has sent Joe Schmidt's side to the top of the World Rugby Men's Rankings for the first time in history.     Top position in the World Rugby Men's Rankings has...