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Friday Top Performers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rieko and Akira Ioane: It has become the norm that whenever the Blues play that Ioane brothers put on a performance. Rieko was brilliant at inside centre making over 100 running metres, scoring 1 try...

June Test XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We pick the best XV of the June Internationals, following an entertaining month of test rugby that saw South Africa, Ireland, New Zealand and Wales all claim series victories while Japan and USA claimed...

Testing the Water and Taking Opportunities In the Final Round Of June Tests

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final weekend of the June Test window will provide a number of test players the opportunity to prove themselves at the highest level, while others will look to silence some of their critics.   We...

June Internationals: North XV vs South XV - Week 2

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the second round of June Test action, we take a look at the best combined XV's out of the Northern and Southern Hemisphere.   Up Front: 1- Eric Fry (USA) - Tendai Mtwarrira (RSA) 2- Joe...

2018 June Test Series: Second Test – Australia v Ireland

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland ran out 26-21 victors over Australia in this international test clash at AAMI Park. Both sides put together some stunning passages of attacking play but in the end, Ireland had the class to see...

Key Battles: Australia v Ireland

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies will have the chance to win the first three match test series between Australia and Ireland when the two side meet in Melbourne this weekend.    It will not be plain sailing...

Test Combos - June Tests Week 1

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a fresh look at the top performers from the first week of the June Tests. We have decided to pick the best combinations XV's from the weekend's action.   Front Row - New Zealand The...

2018 June Test Series: First test - Australia v Ireland

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia ran out 19-8 victors over Ireland in this afternoon's international test clash at the Suncorp Stadium. The home side were the better team for large parts of the game and were thoroughly deserving...

Players to Watch: Australia v Ireland

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Both Joe Schmidt and Michael Cheika have named exciting teams for the test first in Brisbane tomorrow with a few players looking to prove themselves on the test stage.   Brandon Paenga-Amosa The...

WATCH: What Michael Cheika had to say about the Wallabies' new faces

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika says competition for spots within the Wallabies will be tightly contested and speaks about the five new faces in the Wallabies squad after Folau Fainga'a, Jack...