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Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan 38-19 Samoa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kotaru Matsushima scored a late and potentially crucial bonus-point clinching try as Japan remained on track for a place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals by winning 38-19 against Samoa.     Hosts...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia 45-10 Uruguay

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jordan Petaia enjoyed a memorable debut as Australia bounced back from their loss to Wales with a 45-10 victory over Uruguay at the Rugby World Cup on Saturday.     The Wallabies could not...

‘Only Our Best Performance Will Do’ – Townsend

2 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has made ten changes to the team that saw off Georgia 36-9 recently, as they prepare to face Ireland in Sunday’s Rugby World Cup Pool A opener in Yokohama (kick-off...

The Miracle of Brighton - How beating the Springboks set the stage for Japan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan were meant to stand no chance against mighty South Africa but sprang the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history in Brighton.         Shortly after breakfast on September...

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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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...

Test Team of the Week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Rugby World Cup warm-ups done and dusted and the Rugby World Cup a mere few days away, we take a look back the past weekend and selected our team of the Week.     1. Ellis Genge -...

Weekend Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA name 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup     The USA has officially announced the 31-player squad for Rugby World Cup Japan 2019.     Head Coach Gary Gold has named...

Scotland v Georgia - Gregor Townsend Full Post Match Press Conference

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Press conference with Scotland head coach, Gregor Townsend after Friday night 36-9 win over Georgia, winning the final World Cup warm-up. Gregor Townsend was left counting the cost of his side’s...