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Match officials for Autumn Nations Cup finals weekend confirmed

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match officials for the Autumn Nations Cup finals weekend.   Andrew Brace (Ireland) will take charge of the first-place play-off between England and France...

When the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw will take place and how it will work

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Draw is the moment fans and teams have been waiting for. Each participating nation will discover their future opposition when the balls are drawn on 14 December at the iconic Palais Brongniart. Due...

5 things learned from this weekend’s Autumn Nations Cup

5 months ago by Rugby Dump

The Autumn Nations Cup continues next weekend with a final round of group games. Here is a look at some of the key talking points from the round of action that just passed, as we saw England, Wales, Italy...

Italy vs Fiji Off

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Autumn Nations Cup match between Italy and Fiji is off. The desision was taken after the latest round of Covid-19 tests undertaken yesterday by the Fijian team returned 29 positive cases this morning....

George Ford backs England to show attacking arsenal against Ireland

5 months ago by The Guardian

Ford confident England can improve threat with the ballIreland replace Sexton with Byrne and stick with Gibson-ParkGeorge Ford believes England will showcase their full array of attacking threats in Saturday’s...

‘Ross Deserves His Chance Against England’ – Farrell

5 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has given his full backing to Ross Byrne after naming the Leinster out-half to start in Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup showdown with England. A debutant against Italy...

Jones warns England that Ireland akin to going 'from Nishikori to Djokovic'

5 months ago by The Guardian

‘Massive step up’ needed after easy wins over Italy and GeorgiaEddie Jones wary of ‘tough, physical’ Irish teamEddie Jones has warned his players of the “massive step-up” they face against...

Test Team of the Week

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling weekend of test rugby saw the Pumas notch up a first win over the All Blacks before the second day of action in the Autumn Nations Cup kicked off up north.   The Pumas were brutal and...

Full pockets and tailored ads: Amazon plants its flag in land of televised rugby | Barry Glendenning

5 months ago by The Guardian

Two untaxing wins meant the corporate behemoth arrived quietly – but the smart money says it’s here to stayIf Amazon Prime Video was hopeful its maiden foray into rugby coverage would be the main talking...

Ollie Lawrence & Jack Willis start as Eddie Jones rings the changes for Georgia

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England will open their Autumn Nations Cup campaign at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 14 November (3pm KO) and will be looking to build on a successful return to international rugby after winning the Six...