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Scotland equal all-time high in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland have moved above England and into fifth place in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings following their 29-23 win at Twickenham on Saturday.   Duhan van der Merwe’s brilliant brace...

Six Nations: Five things we learned from Italy vs France

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy and France played out a classic in Rome, and while the Grand Slam champions came away with five points, the Azzurri may be more positive heading into round two of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations.   In...

France hang on after a thriller in Rome

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Grand Slam champions France got their Guinness Six Nations campaign off to a bonus-point-winning start with a 29-24 win over Italy but they were given an almighty scare along the way.Leading 19-6 midway...

PREVIEW: Italy vs France

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two of the northern hemisphere's in-form teams will collide when France play Italy at Stadio Olimpico to bring the opening weekend of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations to a close.  Les Bleus won every...

PREVIEW: England U20s vs Scotland U20s

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Scotland renew their rivalry on the opening weekend of the Under-20 Six Nations in an enticing head-to-head at Twickenham Stoop on Friday night. Scotland travel south in search of revenge...

PREVIEW: Wales U20s vs Ireland U20s

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending champions Ireland begin their campaign against Six Nations Under-20 Summer Series runners-up Wales in a fascinating Round 1 clash. Ireland went through the 2022 Championship undefeated but won...

World Ranking Permutations for the 1st Round of 6 Nations/Rugby Europe

3 days ago by World Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the opening rounds of the men's Guinness Six Nations and Rugby Europe Championship 2023 this weekend.  Permutation highlights: Ireland are...

Six Nations Countdown: Day 3 - Six Nations Hat-Tricks

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It takes a player being on top of his game to enjoy the rare honour of dotting down three times, especially in the international arena.   The Six Nations has been treated with some memorable hat-tricks...

Sergio Parisse: Former Italy captain to retire at end of season

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Italy captain Sergio Parisse is to retire at the end of the season, bringing an end to a 21-year professional career.   "I know that after 20 years in professional rugby, there will be difficult...

Etzebeth named SA Rugby Player of the Year for 2022

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok centurion Eben Etzebeth has been voted SA Rugby’s Player of the Year for 2022 following a string of excellent performances by the experienced lock last year, while Canan Moodie won the...