Autumn Nations Series

Autumn Nations Series: 2022 Try of the Series Nominees

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The nominees for the top ten tries of the 2022 Autumn Nations Series are in - and they're special!  

France’s Damian Penaud voted Player of the Series

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 26-year-old has played a central role in France’s unbeaten 2022 and receives the award ahead of New Zealand’s Ardie Savea and Italy sensation Ange Capuozzo. The shortlist was compiled...

URC the perfect breeding ground for NextGen Springboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Autumn Nations Series this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played...

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

Ben Donaldson to start at flyhalf for Australia vs Wales in Cardiff

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

NSW Waratahs playmaker Ben Donaldson will start at flyhalf for the first time in Wallaby gold against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday afternoon (local time).    With a number of players unavailable...

Scotland climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The record books were rewritten on another dramatic weekend of test rugby which had it all.   Georgia’s shock win over Wales in Cardiff, Scotland’s helter-skelter game against Argentina,...

Ireland hold on to defeat valiant, wounded Wallabies

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It took 65 minutes for the first try of the game as defence dominated the contest, with Bundee Aki putting the world number one Irish in front.   Jordan Petaia answered back for the Wallabies, setting...

Ireland wary of a big performance from underdogs Australia

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland will be wary of Dave Rennie's inconsistent Wallabies side when they host Australia at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday in their final test match of the year.   Ireland head into the match off...

Azzurri hunt another victory against wounded Springboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The wounded Boks will be on the hunt for their first win of the campaign when they face off against the Italians at Stadio Luigi Zaffanella on Saturday afternoon.   Last weekend, the Boks recorded...

Wallabies welcoming back a wealth of experience to face Ireland

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andrew Kellaway will start at fullback for the third time this season, with the Wallabies welcoming back a wealth of experience in the starting XV for Saturday’s Test against world number one Ireland...