Attacking Stat Leaders November Internationals

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The November internationals have been fast-paced and extremely close over the last two weeks and prompted us to take a closer look at a few players who are dominating the points scoring charts and the...

A Statistical Look at Saturday's Test Matches

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the stats behind the weekend's international rugby action, with New Zealand, England, Wales and Ireland all in action.         Saturday offers another feast...

Hansen: We are in a similar position to where we were a year out from RWC2015

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said in Dublin that his side were in a similar position to where they were a year out from the 2015 Rugby World Cup and the Test against Ireland would be a final assessment...

Eleven Changes to the England's starting XV to face Japan

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play Japan in their third November International.        There are 11 changes to the starting XV which...

The Breakdown | It was tough on Sam Underhill, but England try was rightly disallowed

1 day ago by The Guardian

Courtney Lawes took a gamble and lost when he charged down TJ Perenara’s kick against the All Blacks. The referee was correctSam Underhill may be one of England’s youngest, least experienced players...

Young fan's trip to watch the All Blacks gives us a fascinating insight into the growth of Japanese rugby

1 day ago by Rugby Dump

A third string New Zealand side beat next year's World Cup hosts Japan 69-31 last weekend, but for one family, the match was more than just seeing their country take on the number one side in the world.

Sinckler welcomes Eddie Jones' call to 'smash' Japan

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England front rower Kyle Sinckler has welcomed Eddie Jones' demand to "smash" Japan as "music to my ears".          Jones issued the warning as England go into their...

Tuilagi could make England return against Australia

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England's defence coach John Mitchell believes centre Manu Tuilagi has a chance to play against Australia later this month.           Manu Tuilagi may feature for England...

Eddie Jones steps up preparations for Japan by having a sushi night

1 day ago by The Guardian

• Head coach wants to minimise ‘cultural stress’ of World Cup• Jones surprised players with sushi meal on TuesdayEddie Jones has stepped up his efforts to help his squad acclimatise to playing...

Ireland Set for Three-Test Tour Of New Zealand

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland face off against the All Blacks this weekend but according to The Irish Times, the two sides will face off another four times following the World Cup in Japan and the next showpiece event in France.     The...