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Rugby World Cup: Team of the weekend

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Steven Kitshoff - South Africa Good at the set-piece. Some strong carries also.   2. Jamie George - England   In a scrappy England win, George performed well at the set piece and got...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan v Russia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ambitious Japan coach Jamie Joseph is eyeing history as the hosts prepare to kick-off the Rugby World Cup against Russia in Tokyo on Friday.     The Brave Blossoms caused an almighty...

Can England, Ireland, South Africa or Wales reign? Ranking the contenders to dethrone the All Blacks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It may not prove to be the case in the long run, but New Zealand feel a little vulnerable going into the 2019 Rugby World Cup.     Having failed to win this year's shortened version of the...

Rugby World Cup: fans give their previews and predictions

1 month ago by The Guardian

South Africa are confident. Scotland are hard to predict. Wales have high hopes. And Uruguay just want to win a gameWe hope to win it, but is that realistic? We will be competitive and we will trouble...

Selecting a RWC 2019 XV with just one player from a country

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Rugby World Cup is just days away and we can look forward to seeing some of the greatest talents from around the world come together and compete.      Here's a combined...

Rugby World Cup Update

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Henshaw unlikely to feature against Scotland   #RWC2019 Reasonably positive news on Robbie Henshaw @henshawrob after the scan. He is unlikely to feature v @Scotlandteam He...

Four Smaller Rugby World Cup Games Worth Tuning In For

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off next week and while everyone is looking forward to those big clashes involving the tier 1 nations, such as New Zealand v South Africa and Ireland v Scotland, we...

England U20s fixtures & venues for U20 Six Nations Championship announced

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men U20s fixtures and venues for the 2020 U20 Six Nations Championship have been announced with home matches in Northampton (Franklin’s Gardens) and Gloucester (Kingsholm Stadium).   The...

Women's Six Nations 2020 Fixtures Revealed!

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has today announced that the 2020 Women’s Six Nations will begin with three Sunday fixtures on the first weekend in February 2020.     Champions England will get their campaign...

Snubbed Rugby World Cup XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is just days away and every team has named their 31-man squad for the showpiece event in Japan.       The best rugby players in the game will arrive in Japan,...