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Maori All Blacks Confirm South American Tour

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Maori All Blacks will play their first ever matches against Chile and Brazil in November, as a tour to South America was confirmed by New Zealand Rugby today.   New Zealand Rugby Maori Board...

Tier 2 June Test XV

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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...

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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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...

June Test Highlights: Japan v Italy (Second Test)

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy edged Japan 25-22 in the second test of the June Internationals. Japan picked up an early yellow card, with Italy running in the opening two tries to build a 12-0 lead. Japan opened their account...

Top Performers: Japan v Italy - Test 2

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the Top Performers from yet another pulsating encounter between Japan and Italy.   Jake Polledri The Gloucester flanker had a busy game as he made the most of a rare start for...

Players to Watch: Australia v Ireland

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Both Joe Schmidt and Michael Cheika have named exciting teams for the test first in Brisbane tomorrow with a few players looking to prove themselves on the test stage.   Brandon Paenga-Amosa The...