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Double injury blow for Wales

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Rugby have today announced that Jonathan Davies and Rhys Patchell both need surgery after sustaining injuries at the Rugby World Cup and face lengthy spells on the sidelines.     Davies...

Red Roses begin autumn series with win over France

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England Women began their autumn series with a 20-10 win against France in Clermont-Ferrand.   Playing their first game since coming second in the Women’s Super Series in San Diego in the...

Van Graan won't rush Carbery's return

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Munster head coach Johann van Graan is hopeful that Joey Carbery will be fit and available by Christmas after he returned from the World Cup with a recurrence of his ankle injury.     It...

Clinical Springboks, happy hosts, Irish de ja vu – the top Opta facts

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa were crowned champions at the end of an enthralling Rugby World Cup on Saturday.   The tournament in Japan proved a huge success, with packed-out venues and fervent support from a nation...

World Rugby Reveals the Nominees for World Player of the Year

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the shortlists for the prestigious Men’s and Women’s 15s Player of the Year awards for 2019, which will be presented at the World Rugby Awards at The Prince Park Tower...

Team Announcement: Leinster v Dragons

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster have made a number of changes from the team that won in Italy last weekend, with Devin Toner captaining the side for only the second time on his 235th appearance and there is also a first...

South Africa Name Team for Rugby World Cup Final

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fit-again wing Cheslin Kolbe returns to the Springbok team in the only change to the match 23 for Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final against England at Yokohama International Stadium.     He...

WATCH: The four tries shortlisted for the Try of the Year

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The contenders for the International Rugby Players (IRP) Try of the Year 2019 have been revealed, with the winner to be announced at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on 3 November.     Three...

Springboks without star man Kolbe for semi-final clash

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Powerful winger Sbu Nkosi has been drafted into the Springbok starting line-up for Sunday’s gripping Rugby World Cup semi-final against Wales at the Yokohama International Stadium     Nkosi...

Springboks sweat on the fitness of Cheslin Kolbe

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks are hopeful that livewire winger Cheslin Kolbe will be fit and available for the Rugby World Cup semi-final against Wales at Yokohama Stadium on Sunday.     The speedster has...