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RWC Match Day Programme New Zealand vs South Africa

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a tournament where the praises of the north were sung far and wide. Echoes of a first Northern Hemisphere victory since the heroics of Johnny Wilkinson's Engand side in 2003. However, much like most...

RWC Match Day Programme: Argentina vs England - Bronze Final

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate fixture is upon us. After many did not give them a chance going into the tournament, England shocked many by advancing all the way to the semi-final, only to narrowly lose to the defending...

Rugby World Cup 2023 bronze final preview: Argentina v England

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Everything you need to know about Argentina v England at Stade de France, on Friday, 27 October. The two defeated semi-finalists have had about a week to pick themselves up from their disappointment,...

Will anyone claim a hat-trick of Mastercard Player of the Match awards?

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at which players, and positions, have dominated the Mastercard Player of the Match awards at Rugby World Cup 2023. Five players have won multiple Mastercard Player of the Match awards at...

Cubelli returns to starting XV - Argentina name team to play England

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina head coach Michael Cheika has made three changes to his starting XV from last week’s loss to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup 2023 bronze final against England at Stade de France on...

RWC Match Day Programme New Zealand vs Argentina

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Only four teams remain and tonight, we will find out who will reign supreme and book their ticket into the final set to take place next week. Although both teams suffered deafeats in their opening pool...

Quarter-Final Preview: England v Fiji

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji return to the quarter-final stage for the first time since 2007, and the same ground where – 16 years ago – they gave eventual champions South Africa an almighty scare in their last-eight...

Marcus Smith given full-back role for England’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Freddie Steward has missed out on the 23-player matchday squad. England have rolled the dice for Sunday’s World Cup quarter-final against Fiji by naming Marcus Smith at full-back in place of the...

UPDATED: Paulos replaces Matera in Argentina squad for Rugby World Cup 2023

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina head coach Michael Cheika has replaced injured back-row Pablo Matera with Lucas Paulos in their 33-man Rugby World Cup squad. Matera, who started three matches, tore his hamstring in Argentina's...

Cubelli and Isa handed starts - Argentina name team to play Wales in quarter-final

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scrum-half Tomás Cubelli has replaced Gonzalo Bertranou and Facundo Isa (pictured) has come in to Los Pumas' back-row for the injured Pablo Matera as Argentina head coach Michael Cheika makes two...