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Monday Morning Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Currie Cup Round Up: Griquas, Jaguares on top       Griquas reclaimed the top spot on the standings in the Currie Cup while the Golden Lions remained the only unbeaten team, and the...

Japan, USA, Fiji claim Pacific Nations Cup wins

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan thrashed Tonga 41-7 in the Pacific Nations Cup, while the USA stunned Samoa and Fiji cruised past Canada.     Japan secured a confidence-boosting win ahead of the World Cup when they...

PNC: World Rugby Rankings permutations

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second round of the 2019 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup could have a significant impact on the World Rugby Rankings as teams continue to prepare for Rugby World Cup 2019.     HEADLINES Tonga...

PNC Preview – Samoa vs USA

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second round of the Pacific Nations Cup kicks off in Suva with a neutral-venue clash between Samoa and the USA at ANZ Stadium. Both teams earned victories in the opening round, the Manu surviving...

South Africa move above England in the latest World Rankings

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A stalemate in Wellington against New Zealand was enough to see South Africa move above England and into fourth place in the World Rugby Rankings.   By improving their rating to 86.30 points,...

Pacific Nations Cup Round Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan have toppled defending champions Fiji on the opening weekend of World Rugby’s Pacific Nations Cup 2019 to get their Rugby World Cup preparations off to a perfect start. In the weekend’s...

The stage is set for a thrilling World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six Rugby World Cup 2019 teams to compete in the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup Matches played across three rounds from 27 July to 10 August in Japan, Samoa, Fiji and USA Rugby World Cup venues Kamaishi...

World Rugby Rankings Permutations

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

There could be plenty of movement in the World Rugby Rankings after this weekend's second round of The Rugby Championship.   The Springboks head to Wellington in a replay of the clash from last...

Morning Round Up - News from around the globe

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Creevy to miss Australia game:   Agustin Creevy will miss the Pumas Rugby Championship game in Australia due to a shoulder injury. He was forced off in the second half against the All Blacks.     Eddie...

Japan crowned World Rugby U20 Trophy champions

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

On a thrilling final day of the World Rugby U20 Trophy in São José dos Campos, Brazil, Japan have beaten Portugal in a last gasp victory to be crowned 2019 champions and secure promotion...