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Five breakthrough talents to watch in Japan

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, we look at five young players capable of making their mark on the international stage.         The Rugby World Cup is the greatest...

Rugby World Cup Update

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Henshaw unlikely to feature against Scotland   #RWC2019 Reasonably positive news on Robbie Henshaw @henshawrob after the scan. He is unlikely to feature v @Scotlandteam He...

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...

Jack Maddocks off to Munich with Aussie Sevens

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Melbourne Rebels flier, Jack Maddocks has joined his brother, Will Maddocks with the Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens Squad on loan ahead of the Olympic qualifier, the Oceania Sevens in Fiji this November.      Jack...

Michael Cheika subjected to 'crazy' threats over Folau stance

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Michael Cheika was threatened in the street and at games after overlooking Israel Folau before he was sacked.     Australia head coach Michael Cheika has revealed he was threatened by fans...

Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool D

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We are in the final countdown to the Rugby World Cup in Japan!     Ultimate Rugby has picked out five Tier Two players from each pool at the Rugby World Cup.   Pool A   Pool...

Australia’s departure for Rugby World Cup delayed by Typhoon Faxai

1 week ago by The Guardian

• Japan bracing for record-breaking wind and rain• England are due to fly to Japan on Sunday eveningThe Australian team’s departure for the Rugby World Cup has been delayed after meteorologists warned...

Argentina complete RWC prep with big win over Randwick

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina’s RWC warm-up matches were completed earlier today with a huge win over Randwick in Sydney, Australia. Mario Ledesma’s team were 74-0 winners over the Sydney club side. The match...

Wallabies v Samoa: Rugby World Cup warm-up – live!

1 week ago by The Guardian

Updates from the match in Parramatta Any thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 10.00am BST Fourteen more sleeps. They sneak up quickly don’t they, World Cups? That’s the wait until Australia opens its...

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...