Autumn Nations Series

Autumn Nations Series: 2022 Try of the Series Nominees

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The nominees for the top ten tries of the 2022 Autumn Nations Series are in - and they're special!  

Springboks sensation Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoying proving people wrong as he returns to URC action

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoys nothing more than proving all those people who told him he was too small to play rugby wrong.   The diminutive 26-year-old, who is 5ft 9ins and 11st 13lbs, is one of the...

URC the perfect breeding ground for NextGen Springboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Autumn Nations Series this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played...

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

Centurion Taulupe Faletau’s test career in numbers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau added his name to the list of test centurions during the recently completed Autumn Nations Series. Faletau has now represented his country 95 times while his involvement...

One final twist in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Autumn Nations Series comes to a close, Australia climb the rankings after a dramatic 39-34 win over Wales while South Africa fall just short of taking third place off New Zealand following a 27-13...

Another cracker set for Twickenham as England take on the Boks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the 116th year of the rivalry’s history, the Boks will take on England at Twickenham on Saturday in what promises to be yet another bruising contest.   The English will be well battle-hardened...

Scotland climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The record books were rewritten on another dramatic weekend of test rugby which had it all.   Georgia’s shock win over Wales in Cardiff, Scotland’s helter-skelter game against Argentina,...

Sam Wainwright joins Scarlets

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets have signed Wales international prop Sam Wainwright from Saracens for the remainder of the 2022-23 season.   The 24-year-old tight-head, currently part of Wales’s Autumn Nations squad,...

Pumas aim to claim one final scalp in 2022 at Murrayfield

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's been a fruitful first year in charge of Argentina for Michael Cheika, who will be out to claim one final scalp at Murrayfield.   Cheika's side started the year strongly defeating Scotland twice...