Behind the scenes: A matchday with Nigel Owens

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Enjoy a gameday from the perspective of international referee Nigel Owens as the experienced Welshman officiates the recent fixture between Japan and Georgia.    Credit: World Rugby

Tier 2 June Test XV

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having already selected our Test XV from the June Internationals we felt that the Tier 2 sides did not get the recognition they deserved and subsequently selected the Best XV from the Tier 2...

Six Talking Points From the June Tests

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

From the improvement of the Wallabies and Springboks to the USA beating a Tier One side for the first time in the professional era to the controversy around the officials, we reflect on what was an...

Tony Brown takes charge at Sunwolves

1 year ago by Sunwolves Rugby

Tony Brown will coach the Sunwolves for their remaining three games of the Super Rugby season while Jamie Joseph recovers from a procedure on his back. Brown has been Joseph’s attack coach with...

South Africa and Australia Fall in Latest World Rankings

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and Australia have both fallen in the latest World Rankings while England and Tonga both enjoyed a profitable weekend from a World Rugby Rankings point of view.   England and...

Match Highlights - Japan vs Georgia

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan thumped Georgia 28-0 in the June Internationals. Japan opened the scoring with an early penalty to lead 3-0. Georgia picked up a yellow card, but Japan failed to capitalize on their numerical advantage....

What To Expect From The Last Weekend of the 2018 June Tests

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final weekend of June Test rugby is a lineup of mouth-watering encounters that could persuade any rugby fanatic to either stay in all day on Saturday or spend the day at their favourite bar.   The...

June Internationals: North XV vs South XV - Week 2

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the second round of June Test action, we take a look at the best combined XV's out of the Northern and Southern Hemisphere.   Up Front: 1- Eric Fry (USA) - Tendai Mtwarrira (RSA) 2- Joe...

Wales and South Africa climb World Rankings

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and South Africa have moved up the World Rankings following their wins over Argentina and England respectively.   Wales have moved up to third place in the World Rugby Rankings after completing...