England should consider Pacific Islands tour, says coach Scott Wisemantel

9 hours ago by The Guardian

• Attack coach says tier-one nations must do more to help• ‘No reason England can’t go there’ says WisemantelWhen England’s attack coach, Scott Wisemantel, discusses the state of Pacific Island...

Rugby World Cup Update

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Henshaw unlikely to feature against Scotland   #RWC2019 Reasonably positive news on Robbie Henshaw @henshawrob after the scan. He is unlikely to feature v @Scotlandteam He...

Four Smaller Rugby World Cup Games Worth Tuning In For

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off next week and while everyone is looking forward to those big clashes involving the tier 1 nations, such as New Zealand v South Africa and Ireland v Scotland, we...

Fiji pose World Cup threat but Pacific Islands need a much fairer deal | Ben Ryan

4 days ago by The Guardian

Fiji, Samoa and Tonga export masses of rugby talent but need more resource sharing and better domestic managementBehind sugar, rugby players are the second biggest export from Fiji. Combined with Samoa...

World Ranking Permutations: Ireland have another shot at top spot

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Several teams get the chance for one last hit-out this weekend before flying to Japan for Rugby World Cup 2019 and potentially improve their rankings.         View this post...

Fiji RWC Squad Update: Lee-Roy Atalifo replaces injured Kalivati Tawake

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stand-by prop Lee-Roy Atalifo has been called into the 31 member Flying Fijians Rugby World Cup squad today.   Kalivati Tawake has been ruled out, suffering a knee injury during the Pasifika Challenge...

Latest World Rankings: Wales relinquish top spot

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have returned to the summit of the World Rankings following Wales' defeat to Ireland at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.     Wales' short reign at the top of the World Rugby...

World Ranking Permutations: Ireland have another crack at top spot

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales' status as the world's number one team comes under threat in Cardiff this weekend as Ireland could climb two spots with a big win.   Wales and Ireland will face each other with the Irish knowing...

Double header Pacific rugby feast as giants clash this weekend

2 weeks ago by Rugby Dump

Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and a New Zealand Heartland XV will take part in the World Rugby Pasifika Challenge II – ‘The Road to Japan’, a blockbuster double header in Auckland this Saturday.

Queensland Reds confirm 2020 squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) has today confirmed the St.George Queensland Reds playing squad for the 2020 Super Rugby season. In total, 31 players of the current 34-man squad have been retained...