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World Rugby Men's Rankings preview: 19-21 July, 2024

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the July internationals this weekend. Permutation highlights: Only two of the teams ranked in the top five in the world are in action this weekend,...

England u20's end eight-year wait for title

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England ended France's dominance of the World Rugby U20 Championship with a 25-13 victory in Friday's final at the DHL Stadium in Cape Town. It was England's first title since 2016 and their fourth overall,...

Weekend International Friendlies team news + predictions

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another weekend of International Friendlies is upon us, and we have a lineup of Tier 1 versus Tier 2 teams. With the teams having been announced, it’s no surprise that most of the Tier 1 teams have...

Rassie Erasmus adds to his squad

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has called up five players to the squad for their closing Test of the Castle Lager Incoming Series against Portugal in Bloemfontein on Saturday, with the 41-man squad...

Spain U20 beat Fiji U20 in thriller

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Last year’s U20 Trophy winners Spain scored in sudden-death extra-time to break Fijian hearts and guarantee their place in the 2025 U20 Championship in a dramatic opener to the final day of the tournament. With...

Reds Edged By Wales 36-35 in Thriller

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Queensland Reds winger Mac Grealy broke his 2024 try drought in spectacular fashion yet Wales still found a last-gasp escape at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Friday night.The underdog Reds were pipped...

A look at the World Rugby U20 Championship

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final between the England U20 vs France U20 will be the fifth all-northern hemisphere World Rugby U20 Championship final and the fourth in the last six tournaments. For the first time last year England...

Wallabies name team to welcome Georgia

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies coach Joe Schmidt is confident the refreshed side can deliver success as he tests his depth against Georgia. Schmidt has made ten changes to the starting side that defeated Wales last week for...

Fixtures confirmed for second edition of WXV

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today unveiled the pools and action-packed match schedule for WXV, the highly anticipated return of the women’s 15s competition which promises thrilling encounters across all three...

Campbell, O'Connor Named For Key Roles Against Wales

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jock Campbell has been named captain and James O'Connor installed at flyhalf in the Queensland Reds side to play Wales on Friday night at Suncorp Stadium.The fervour for the Reds’ first home clash...