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Fixtures confirmed for second edition of WXV

9 hours 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

11 hours 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...

Gibbon and Anderson Commit to Reds

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Rugby Union is excited to welcome former Wallabies prop Matt Gibbon and outside back Lachie Anderson to the Reds for the 2025 season.Agreeing to join the Queensland Reds for 2025 triggers...

Italy claim joint highest position in World Rugby Men's Rankings

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the main winners and losers from a rankings perspective after a busy weekend of test matches around the globe. Italy have moved above Australia in the World Rugby Men's Rankings after...

Gatland confident Wales can transform fortunes after Australia series defeat

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales recorded a ninth straight defeat after their series loss to Australia, but Warren Gatland has seen promise from his young squad. Warren Gatland remains optimistic his young Wales side can turn into...

Boks determined to return to their standards

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok assistant coach Deon Davids emphasised the importance of the team returning to their high standard of play when they line up against Portugal in the final match of the Castle Lager Incoming Series...

Where did it go wrong for Wales in the July Internationals

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has been almost a year since Warren Gatland's side started one of the longest seasons in history with a 20-9 win against England in a World Cup warm-up match on the first weekend of August.   The...

Rassie Erasmus adds to his squad

3 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...

World Rugby Men's Rankings preview

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the July internationals this weekend. Permutation highlights: Ireland can only return to top spot if they beat South Africa by more than 15 points...

Joe Schmidt names his team for the second test

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran prop James Slipper will captain Australia in the second Test against Wales after newly-appointed skipper Liam Wright was Thursday ruled out with an injury. Wright was coach Joe Schmidt's surprise...