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Near-miss proves costly for Wales in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the first time since January 2008 Wales are below Fiji in the Men's World Rugby Rankings.   Wales’ rating has dropped by 0.51 points to 78.67 points following their 19-17 defeat to England...

Supercharged Samoa ready for 2023 Rugby World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa's option to take advantage of changed eligibility laws in rugby has created pre-World Cup interest in how the side's former internationals from other nations impact the event starting in France next...

Shocks, tries and world record highs! | 40-31 Best Rugby World Cup Moments

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dive in to more epic moments as we continue or countdown of the best Rugby World Cup, ahead of RWC 2023 kicking off in France next month!  

Permutations for the latest round of Rugby World Cup 2023 warm-up matches

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the latest round of Rugby World Cup 2023 warm-up matches.   Permutation highlights: France cannot improve on third place in the rankings...

Fiji are RWC ready as they announce 33-Man Sqaud

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji head coach Simon Raiwalui named his squad Tuesday for next month's Rugby World Cup, but warned his in-form side they would face a big test of their credentials in warm-up matches against France and...

Japan slip in Rugby World Cup pool rivals latest ranking

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan dropped to 14th in World Rugby's latest men's rankings dated Monday, falling behind 2023 World Cup Pool D rivals Samoa who took the Brave Blossoms' previous position of 12th. Japan have endured...

Updated Men's World Rankings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan are at their lowest position in almost eight years after their loss this weekend. Saturday’s 35-12 defeat to Fiji in Tokyo will see them fall two places to 14th, a position they...

Major World Ranking Movements On The Cards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

For several teams, the countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 begins for real this weekend as they take to the pitch for the first of their warm-up fixtures. Scotland and Italy were the first European teams...

All Blacks and Fiji climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand successfully retained the Rugby Championship title, and with it the Bledisloe Cup for at least another year, following a comprehensive 38-7 victory over Australia in Melbourne on Saturday. It...

Potential for big movement in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

While Ireland are safe in their position as the number one team in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings powered by Capgemini the jockeying for positions below them will intensify this weekend. With the...