rugbyworldcup2023

Men’s Rugby World Cup 2023 – the numbers game

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a closer look at the stats behind some of the best individual performances during the tournament in France. All manner of records were broken at Rugby World Cup 2023, culminating in South Africa...

TITLE-WINNING SCOTLAND RECEIVE BOOST IN WORLD RUGBY WOMEN’S RANKINGS

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

WXV 2 and WXV 3 came to a dramatic conclusion at the weekend with Scotland and Ireland taking their respective titles by the narrowest of margins, while there was a shock in WXV 1 as Australia defeated...

Titanic clashes, lopsided groups and future changes – 5 World Cup talking points

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 10th edition of the World Cup was also its longest, producing highs and lows across its eight weeks. Here Ultimate Rugby examines five talking points arising from the tournament hosted by France.   BOX...

RWC Match Day Programme New Zealand vs South Africa

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a tournament where the praises of the north were sung far and wide. Echoes of a first Northern Hemisphere victory since the heroics of Johnny Wilkinson's Engand side in 2003. However, much like most...

RWC Match Day Programme: Argentina vs England - Bronze Final

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate fixture is upon us. After many did not give them a chance going into the tournament, England shocked many by advancing all the way to the semi-final, only to narrowly lose to the defending...

Comments from head coach Borthwick & captain Farrell after England team announcement

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Borthwick, head coach On the approach this week and team selection: “It’s very simple, we want to win on Friday against a very good Argentina side. This squad has built and progressed...

Wayne Barnes to referee Rugby World Cup 2023 final

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes will take charge of the Rugby World Cup 2023 final between New Zealand and South Africa at Stade de France on Saturday, 28 October. Barnes, the world’s most-capped referee...

RWC Match Day Programme New Zealand vs Argentina

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Only four teams remain and tonight, we will find out who will reign supreme and book their ticket into the final set to take place next week. Although both teams suffered deafeats in their opening pool...

World Rugby Women's Rankings preview: 20-21 October, 2023

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the permutations for the opening round of matches in WXV 1 in New Zealand and the second round of WXV 2 in South Africa and WXV 3 in Dubai. World Rugby has published the ranking...

ARG team announcement (v NZL): head coach Cheika, captain Montoya, Boffelli, Gallo

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Comments from Argentina head coach Michael Cheika, captain Julian Montoya, wing Emiliano Boffelli and prop Thomas Gallo following the team announcement for the Rugby World Cup 2023 semi-final against New...