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UPDATED: Tuqiri replaces Koroiduadua in Fiji squad

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji head coach Simon Raiwalui has replaced prop Jone Koroiduadua in the Rugby World Cup 2023 squad with Emosi Tuqiri following injury.   (Changes to original announcement appear in bold)    Forwards   Prop Eroni...

The heaviest players at the Rugby World Cup

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2023 Rugby World Cup is well under way and we've already seen some of the world's biggest stars showing what they can do in France. By 'biggest' stars, we're not meaning the likes of Antoine Dupont...

Former Australia star Leali’ifano starts at 10 - Samoa name team to play Chile

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Samoa head coach Seilala Mapusua has named his match-day 23 to face Chile at Stade de Bordeaux on Saturday, with Australia's top points scorer at Rugby World Cup 2019, Christian Leali'ifano, starting...

Tela starts at fly-half - Fiji name team to play Wales

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji head coach Simon Raiwalui has named his match-day 23 to face Wales in Bordeaux on Sunday, with Teti Tela starting at fly-half in place of the injured Caleb Muntz.  1 Eroni Mawi2 Samuel Matavesi3...

French Top 14 Round Up

9 months ago by Larissa Falls

Oyonnax 21 – 27 ToulouseDespite an Oyonnax fight-back, Toulouse held firm to pull off a 21-27 away win and secure their first back-to-back victory of the season. 12 points from the boot of Billy...

The 12-strong reserves list named by France

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France boss Fabien Galthie didn’t just name his official squad of 33 on Monday for the upcoming Rugby World Cup – he also named a 12-strong reserves list that will remain in camp...

Top 14 Round 1 Round-Up

9 months ago by Larrissa Falls

Bayonne v Toulouse FT = Bayonne 26-7 ToulouseBayonne gave their sold-out crowd something to celebrate after dispatching last seasons Premiers, Toulouse, at home. Despite the visitors being without all...

Shocks aplenty as Wallabies announce Rugby World Cup 2023 squad

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has made several huge calls as he announces the 33-player Wallabies squad for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France.   Co-captain Michael Hooper and Quade Cooper are among the exclusions, with...