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Scotland equal all-time high in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland have moved above England and into fifth place in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings following their 29-23 win at Twickenham on Saturday.   Duhan van der Merwe’s brilliant brace...

Six Nations: Five things we learned from Italy vs France

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy and France played out a classic in Rome, and while the Grand Slam champions came away with five points, the Azzurri may be more positive heading into round two of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations.   In...

PREVIEW: Italy vs France

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two of the northern hemisphere's in-form teams will collide when France play Italy at Stadio Olimpico to bring the opening weekend of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations to a close.  Les Bleus won every...

PREVIEW: England U20s vs Scotland U20s

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Scotland renew their rivalry on the opening weekend of the Under-20 Six Nations in an enticing head-to-head at Twickenham Stoop on Friday night. Scotland travel south in search of revenge...

PREVIEW: Wales U20s vs Ireland U20s

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending champions Ireland begin their campaign against Six Nations Under-20 Summer Series runners-up Wales in a fascinating Round 1 clash. Ireland went through the 2022 Championship undefeated but won...

World Ranking Permutations for the 1st Round of 6 Nations/Rugby Europe

5 days ago by World Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the opening rounds of the men's Guinness Six Nations and Rugby Europe Championship 2023 this weekend.  Permutation highlights: Ireland are...

Six Nations Countdown: Day 3 - Six Nations Hat-Tricks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It takes a player being on top of his game to enjoy the rare honour of dotting down three times, especially in the international arena.   The Six Nations has been treated with some memorable hat-tricks...

Tom Stewart Joins Ireland Squad in Portugal as Wales Prep Intensifies

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Tom Stewart has joined the Ireland squad in Quinta do Lago to provide additional cover following a hamstring issue picked up by Ronan Kelleher. Kelleher will be managed by...

URC - Round 13 Wrap Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

THE SECRET TO SMITH’S SUCCESS Franco Smith continues to work his magic with Glasgow Warriors who extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to nine matches with a 42-28 bonus point victory...