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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...

ARG team announcement (v NZL): head coach Cheika, captain Montoya, Boffelli, Gallo

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Comments from Argentina head coach Michael Cheika, captain Julian Montoya, wing Emiliano Boffelli and prop Thomas Gallo following the team announcement for the Rugby World Cup 2023 semi-final against New...

How have England defied expectations to reach Rugby World Cup semi-finals?

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England face South Africa in the World Cup semi-finals on Saturday despite entering the competition amid rock-bottom expectations. Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the questions surrounding their...

Captain Farrell, head coach Borthwick & Itoje discuss England 30-24 victory over Fiji

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reaction from England captain and Mastercard Player of the Match Owen Farrell, head coach Steve Borthwick and second-row Maro Itoje following their 30-24 victory over Fiji at Stade de Marseille on Sunday...

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...

Warren Gatland: It would be ‘huge achievement’ if Wales can reach semi-finals

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales were unbeaten in the pool stage at the World Cup. Warren Gatland says it would be “a huge achievement” if Wales reach their third Rugby World Cup semi-final in the last four tournaments...

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...

Smith starts at full-back - England name team to play Fiji in RWC quarter-final

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Steve Borthwick has named his team to play Fiji in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup 2023 at Stade de Marseille.  Owen Farrell will captain a starting XV with...

5 talking points as Wales face Argentina for a Rugby World Cup semi-final spot

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have lost only two of their 11 Tests against the Pumas. Wales will target a third Rugby World Cup semi-final appearance in the last four tournaments when they tackle Argentina on Saturday. The...

Warren Gatland: Wales aren’t ready to go home yet and will embrace pressure

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Victory over the Pumas in Marseille would see Wales reach a third World Cup semi-final under Gatland.   Warren Gatland says that Wales are not ready to go home and they will embrace the pressure...