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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...

"Trying to do things that no one else has ever done before is a hallmark of what New Zealand people are about" - Steve Hansen

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aiming for a third straight Rugby World Cup title, Steve Hansen and the All Blacks are excited.     Steve Hansen insisted the All Blacks were embracing the pressure of trying to win a third...

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...

Double injury boost for England

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Launchbury and Henry Slade will be able to play in England's Rugby World Cup opener against Tonga, Steve Borthwick has confirmed.       Steve Borthwick has confirmed Joe Launchbury...

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

6 days 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...

Weekend Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA name 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup     The USA has officially announced the 31-player squad for Rugby World Cup Japan 2019.     Head Coach Gary Gold has named...

Highlights: England 37 - 0 Italy

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A dominant second half performance saw England conclude their Rugby World Cup preparations with a 37-0 home thumping of Italy. Italy squandered a great chance at a try in the corner, but it was England...

Watch: Two butchered tries from this weekend's test action

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

There were some excellent tries scored this past weekend as the test nations closed off their preparations for the Rugby World Cup in Japan.     However, there were two clear chances...