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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...

World Ranking Permutations: Ireland have another shot at top spot

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Several teams get the chance for one last hit-out this weekend before flying to Japan for Rugby World Cup 2019 and potentially improve their rankings.         View this post...

Confirmed: Saracens sign Springbok Willemse on loan

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed that Springbok and Stormers utility back Damian Willemse has signed with the club on a short-term deal.     The South African fly-half, who can also play centre and...

World Ranking Permutations: Ireland have another crack at top spot

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales' status as the world's number one team comes under threat in Cardiff this weekend as Ireland could climb two spots with a big win.   Wales and Ireland will face each other with the Irish knowing...

Brunel still unsure of final France squad for Rugby World Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France named their Rugby World Cup squad more than two months ago, but coach Jacques Brunel is still considering turning to his reserves.     France coach Jacques Brunel admits he still...

Wilco Louw signs for Toulon

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon have today confirmed that South African international Wilco Louw will join the club on a short-term deal until November 2019.   💥 Recrutement - Wilco Louw s'engage avec le @RCTofficiel...

Liam Squire gives green light be to included in All Blacks World Cup squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks flank Liam Squire has given the All Blacks management the green light to be included in the 31-man squad for the upcoming World Cup in Japan.     The 28-year-old hasn't...

Marcell Coetzee ruled out of the Rugby World Cup

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster looseforward Marcell Coetzee has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup in Japan after sustaining an ankle injury against Argentina on Saturday.   Coetzee left the field with a concussion...

Argentina Name Rugby World Cup Squad

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Los Pumas head coach Mario Ledesma has confirmed his squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan.   Most of the squad helped the Jaguares to the Super Rugby Final this year with overseas based players...

Latest World Rankings: Wales end New Zealand's run as the highest ranked test side

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their victory over England this past weekend, Wales have climbed to number one in the World Rugby Rankings for the first time since the rankings were introduced in October 2003.   Wales...