Autumn Nations Series

A World XV of players who COULD transfer to another test team in 2022

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a groundbreaking move, the World Rugby Council approved an amendment to the sport’s national team representation laws.   This amendment will now permit an international player to transfer...

Australia & England revealed as the Preferred Candidates for the next Rugby World Cups

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia have been awarded 'Preferred Candidate' status for the 2027 Men's Rugby World Cup from World Rugby while England are the Preferred Candidate for the 2025 Women's edition of the competition.   World...

England Women notch up 18 consecutive victories

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Women’s rugby in England is in a healthy space, to say the least. The Red Roses have hit a purple patch of late which has included knocking over the likes of France, the Canada and New Zealand.     Their...

Latest World Rankings: France up to fifth

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A drama-filled weekend of test rugby has seen plenty of change in the latest World Rugby Rankings.   France moved into the top 5 of the rankings while Romania entered the top 20.     England's...

Hurricanes 2022 Super Rugby Pacific squad announced

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes Head Coach Jason Holland has announced his squad ahead of the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific competition.   11 players are in line to make their Hurricanes debut when the competition kicks...

Autumn Nations Team of the Week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final weekend of test rugby in 2021 has come and gone.     A thrilling weekend of action kicked off with an entertaining clash at Murrayfield, with Scotland beating Japan 29-20. At the...

Ireland coach Farrell delighted after cruising past Argentina

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland coach Andy Farrell was delighted with his side after they hammered Argentina 53-7 to collect their third win from three games in the Autumn Nations series on Sunday.   The visitors caught...

FRA vs NZ: Top stats performers - tackles, turnovers & more

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The encounter at Stade de France between Les Bleus and the All Blacks was nothing short of colossal. It has been some time since a game of that intensity was lapped up by the global rugby audience.    Fabian Galthie’s charges...

Foster believes All Blacks are on the right track

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black boss Ian Foster is under fire after recent results but still believes that his side are making progress.    On Saturday evening, the All Blacks crashed to a dramatic defeat to France,...