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‘Only Our Best Performance Will Do’ – Townsend

3 weeks ago by Irish Rugby News

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has made ten changes to the team that saw off Georgia 36-9 recently, as they prepare to face Ireland in Sunday’s Rugby World Cup Pool A opener in Yokohama (kick-off...

The Miracle of Brighton - How beating the Springboks set the stage for Japan

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan were meant to stand no chance against mighty South Africa but sprang the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history in Brighton.         Shortly after breakfast on September...

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

3 weeks 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...

Rugby World Cup Update

3 weeks 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

4 weeks 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...

Test Team of the Week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Rugby World Cup warm-ups done and dusted and the Rugby World Cup a mere few days away, we take a look back the past weekend and selected our team of the Week.     1. Ellis Genge -...

Weekend Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA name 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup     The USA has officially announced the 31-player squad for Rugby World Cup Japan 2019.     Head Coach Gary Gold has named...

Scotland v Georgia - Gregor Townsend Full Post Match Press Conference

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Press conference with Scotland head coach, Gregor Townsend after Friday night 36-9 win over Georgia, winning the final World Cup warm-up. Gregor Townsend was left counting the cost of his side’s...

HIGHLIGHTS | Scotland v Georgia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six tries to  Scotland who ran out comfortable winners in the end but struggled to get the game going as Georgia kept in touch until about the 50 minute mark. The bench made a huge difference for...

Watch: Two butchered tries from this weekend's test action

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

There were some excellent tries scored this past weekend as the test nations closed off their preparations for the Rugby World Cup in Japan.     However, there were two clear chances...