Springboks’ home Test venues for 2019 confirmed

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will play their only two home Tests in 2019 in Johannesburg and Pretoria, with the opening round of a shortened Rugby Championship taking place on Saturday, 20 July at Emirates Airline Park...

World Rugby Top 10 locked in for 2018

1 year 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...

Rugby union: talking points from the final round of autumn Tests

1 year ago by The Guardian

Ireland have much to thank Schmidt for, Italy bear the brunt of All Blacks’ frustrations and Fiji look ominous foes for AustraliaEngland’s autumn ledger reads as follows: P4 W3 L1; tries scored 10,...

Barbarians name squad to face Argentina

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Rassie Erasmus has named his squad preparing to face Argentina, which comprises of 13 of his South Africa tourists.         The squad includes World Rugby...

Ultimate Rugby's Tier 2 Player of the Year Nominees

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The winners of the World Rugby Awards will be announced this evening with Beauden Barrett, Faf de Klerk, Jonathan Sexton, Malcolm Marx and Rieko Ioane up for the Men's World Player of the Year.         However,...

2018 Test Win Ratios

1 year 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...

WATCH: All Blacks' Hooker Nathan Harris produces amazing cross-field assist

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks' forwards are known for having a wide skill set and this was highlighted in their win over Italy this weekend when third choice hooker Nathan Harris produced this fantastic cross field kick...

WATCH: All Blacks hooker produces amazing cross-field assist

1 year ago by Rugby Dump

New Zealand hooker Nathan Harris produced an amazing Crossfield kick to set up Jordie Barrett for his hat trick try against Italy.

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

1 year 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...

HIGHLIGHTS: Italy vs All Blacks

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the end it did not look as though the Italians were going to trouble the scores in anyway. The game ended similarly to the previous encounter these two sides had in Rome. However this time New Zealand...