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A look at the World Rugby U20 Championship

49 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final between the England U20 vs France U20 will be the fifth all-northern hemisphere World Rugby U20 Championship final and the fourth in the last six tournaments. For the first time last year England...

All Blacks team named to play Fiji in San Diego

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Head Coach Scott Robertson and his co-selectors, Assistant Coaches Scott Hansen, Jason Holland, Leon MacDonald and Jason Ryan have named their All Blacks team to play Fiji in the final match...

Fixtures confirmed for second edition of WXV

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today unveiled the pools and action-packed match schedule for WXV, the highly anticipated return of the women’s 15s competition which promises thrilling encounters across all three...

Former All Blacks hooker Norm Hewitt dies at 55

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former New Zealand hooker Norm Hewitt, whose fiery haka standoff with England's Richard Cockerill became a part of rugby folklore, died on Tuesday after a battle with motor neurone disease, his family...

Italy claim joint highest position in World Rugby Men's Rankings

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the main winners and losers from a rankings perspective after a busy weekend of test matches around the globe. Italy have moved above Australia in the World Rugby Men's Rankings after...

England have 'no ceiling' to potential, says defiant George after All Blacks loss

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England captain Jamie George says his side have "no ceiling" to their potential after another narrow defeat to New Zealand on Saturday. Steve Borthwick's men were undone by a late fightback as the All...

25 Moments that stood out | NZ and England | Test 2

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

After 80min of entertaining rugby, New Zealand walked away with the win. Two excellent cross kicks from Marcus Smith lead to England leading at half time but bad discipline from England in the second...

Top Performers: All Blacks v England

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand secure the series win and continue a three decade winning streak at Eden Park. Her are the Top Performers:                         Marcus...

Combined XV | New Zealand v England | Test Two

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s do-or-die time for England as they seek to avenge last week’s narrow defeat and level the series with New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday. The challenge in front of Steve Borthwick’s...

World Rugby Men's Rankings preview

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the July internationals this weekend. Permutation highlights: Ireland can only return to top spot if they beat South Africa by more than 15 points...