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10 stars who could switch allegiances for RWC2019

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Since rugby sevens debuted at the Olympics last year, a clash in regulations between World Rugby and the International Olympic Committee created a loophole in the eligibility system.   This loophole...

World Rugby releases a new simplified law book

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has released a new law book - which will come into effect on 1 January 2018 - which aims at making rugby's laws easier to understand for all.   Approved at the November World Rugby...

France to host the U20 Championship in 2018

3 years ago by France Rugby

World Rugby has today announced that France will host next year's U20 Championship with host cities being Béziers, Perpignan and Narbonne for the five match days (30 May, 3 June, 7 June,...

9 Irish Players who are out of contract in 2018

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the announcement that Simon Zebo will be leaving Munster to join Racing and Peter O'Mahony snubbing the IRFU's proposed deal, the Independent.ie released a list of 9 Irish Internationals...

Ireland replace Australia as World Rugby's third-ranked team

3 years ago by World Rugby

Ireland have replaced Australia in third place in the World Rugby Rankings thanks to the Wallabies’ heavy defeat at the hands of Scotland at Murrayfield.   The 53-24 scoreline resulted in...

Autumn Tests prove sharpest cutting edge will lift Six Nations crown | Robert Kitson

3 years ago by The Guardian

All Blacks’ style of skill and pace, a trend enthusiastically embraced by Scotland in autumn internationals, points way forward for England, Ireland and Walesthose who assume this has been just another...

November Internationals: Team of the Day

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Cian Healy - Ireland The former Belvedere schoolboy is enjoying a great spell in the green jersey currently. Another good performance today from the Leinster prop, as Ireland dominated the Argentinian...

Japan push France all the way in Test draw

3 years ago by TheRoar.com.au

Japan have produced a spirited second-half display to draw 23-23 with France at the U Arena in Nanterre. France ended a run of five-straight international defeats but failed to build on a first-half lead...

Friday Morning Round Up

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Karmichael Hunt re-signs with Reds & Wallabies Wallabies back Karmichael Hunt has re-signed until the end of 2019, after putting pen to paper on a two year deal with Rugby Australia and...

Springboks Squad to face Italy

3 years ago by South African Rugby

Bongi Mbonambi will make his first start for the Springboks against Italy in Padova, while Pieter-Steph du Toit returns to the starting team for Saturday’s Test against...