Autumn Nations Series

Antoine Dupont claims Men's 15s World Rugby Player of the Year Award

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Men’s and Women’s 15s Player of the Year have been announced with Antoine Dupont (France) and Zoé Aldcroft (England) scooping the two prestigious categories and putting an end to...

World Rugby unveil the Men’s 15s Dream Team of the Year

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Players from eight nations have been selected in the Dream Team by the World Rugby Awards Panel with all four of the Men’s 15s Player of the Year nominees included.   The players selected...

Simon Middleton creates history by winning World Rugby Coach of the Year Award

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Simon Middleton creates history as the first coach of a women’s team to win the prestigious award.   Middleton guided the Red Roses through a second successive calendar year unbeaten and 18...

Six All Blacks, Four England Players & No Ireland Players In Rugby World's 20 Best Players

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six All Blacks have been included in Rugby World magazine's top 20 list of 100 best players of 2021, with France's Antoine Dupont topping the list.   The biennial countdown by the Magazine...

Australia earmarked to host 2027 RWC

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby yesterday (Wednesday) announced  its preferred candidates to host the 2025 RWC (Women’s) & the 2027 RWC (Men’s).     England was named as...

A World XV of players who COULD transfer to another test team in 2022

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a groundbreaking move, the World Rugby Council approved an amendment to the sport’s national team representation laws.   This amendment will now permit an international player to transfer...

Australia & England revealed as the Preferred Candidates for the next Rugby World Cups

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia have been awarded 'Preferred Candidate' status for the 2027 Men's Rugby World Cup from World Rugby while England are the Preferred Candidate for the 2025 Women's edition of the competition.   World...

Latest World Rankings: France up to fifth

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A drama-filled weekend of test rugby has seen plenty of change in the latest World Rugby Rankings.   France moved into the top 5 of the rankings while Romania entered the top 20.     England's...

QUIZ: Can You Name England's World Cup Winning 22 in 2003?

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2003, England lifted the William Webb Ellis Cup for the first time!   The game was taken into extra time with Australia eventually falling 17-20 to an iconic drop goal.   Can you name...

The New Zealand and Moana Pasifika Super Rugby Pacific 2022 squads

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Returning star power, some familiar faces from the past join a cast of exciting young rookies in New Zealand's five 2022 Super Rugby Pacific squads announced today.     CLICK HERE TO VIEW...