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Rassie Erasmus confirms he won't coach Springboks beyond 2019

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that will only be in charge of the Springboks until the 2019 World Cup in Japan.   In an exclusive interview with SuperSport, Erasmus pointed out that...

Late Jantjies drop-goal completes Baa-Baas comeback in Twickenham try-fest

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After Argentina and Barbarians scored five tries apiece at Twickenham, Elton Jantjies' late drop-goal settled a thrilling contest.       Fans got full value for money at...

Ultimate Rugby's Test Team Of The Year

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With test rugby going on a break until next year we look back at the year that was in 2018 and pick our team of the year.   Ireland are understandably well represented while there are a few surprises...

World Rugby Top 10 locked in for 2018

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji climb to their highest position of eighth in the World Rugby Rankings, while Canada return to the top 20 after securing qualification for the Rugby World Cup 2019.       A...

2018 Test Win Ratios

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With all the tests done and dusted for 2018 we take a look at how the Top 10 sides have done this year in terms of their win ratio.       1. New Zealand   Despite the two...

Andrew Conway’s hat-trick steers Ireland past USA to extend home record

5 months ago by The Guardian

• Ireland 57-14 USA• Joe Schmidt’s side complete autumn clean sweepAndrew Conway’s hat-trick sealed a second straight autumn series clean sweep as Ireland extended their record home winning run...

November Tests XV So Far

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend is the last full weekend of test rugby and following three jampacked weekends of Test rugby we pick our team of the month ahead of the weekend.         We have...

Predictions: Saturday's Internationals

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy vs New Zealand (13:00) After last week's disappointing performance away to Ireland, the All Blacks travel to Rome to take on Italy. This will be the 14th meeting between the pair, with New Zealand...

Irish Rugby TV: Will Addison Previews Ireland v USA

6 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Ulster's Will Addison earns his third Ireland cap on Saturday having come off the bench against Italy and stepped in as a late replacement for Robbie Henshaw against Argentina. He previews the challenge...

STATS & FACTS: Ireland vs USA

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at 20 Ireland vs USA Stats and Facts ahead of Saturday’s fourth Test at Aviva Stadium.     1. This will be the 10th Test meeting between Ireland and the...