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Schalk Brits starts in the back row and leads the Boks against Namibia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus has named his team for the Pool B match against Namibia at City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday, 28 September:   The Springboks have rotated their squad for Saturday’s...

Wesley Fofana ruled out of the World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France Rugby have confirmed that Wesley Fofana has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup following a complication of his thigh injury sustained during the clash against Italy last month.     🔴...

"We know they are going to be ferocious and full of pride and passion". - Eddie Jones

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have prepared a specific plan to counter the strengths of Tonga in their World Cup opener, according to Eddie Jones.         Eddie Jones stressed the importance of England...

Can England, Ireland, South Africa or Wales reign? Ranking the contenders to dethrone the All Blacks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It may not prove to be the case in the long run, but New Zealand feel a little vulnerable going into the 2019 Rugby World Cup.     Having failed to win this year's shortened version of the...

Brunel backs Ntamack over Lopez for RWC opener

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France coach Jacques Brunel has announced his team for the Pool C match against Argentina in Tokyo Stadium on Saturday, 21 September.     The French head coach has backed the Toulouse...

Selecting a RWC 2019 XV with just one player from a country

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Rugby World Cup is just days away and we can look forward to seeing some of the greatest talents from around the world come together and compete.      Here's a combined...

Four Smaller Rugby World Cup Games Worth Tuning In For

2 months 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...

England U20s fixtures & venues for U20 Six Nations Championship announced

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men U20s fixtures and venues for the 2020 U20 Six Nations Championship have been announced with home matches in Northampton (Franklin’s Gardens) and Gloucester (Kingsholm Stadium).   The...

Women's Six Nations 2020 Fixtures Revealed!

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has today announced that the 2020 Women’s Six Nations will begin with three Sunday fixtures on the first weekend in February 2020.     Champions England will get their campaign...

Double injury boost for England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Launchbury and Henry Slade will be able to play in England's Rugby World Cup opener against Tonga, Steve Borthwick has confirmed.       Steve Borthwick has confirmed Joe Launchbury...