Autumn Nations Series

World Rugby issues statement regarding Dave Rennie comments

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby can confirm that it has issued a written warning to Rugby Australia and Rugby Australia’s men’s 15s head coach Dave Rennie for comments made immediately after Australia’s...

Latest World Rankings: France up to fifth

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A drama-filled weekend of test rugby has seen plenty of change in the latest World Rugby Rankings.   France moved into the top 5 of the rankings while Romania entered the top 20.     England's...

Autumn Nations Team of the Week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final weekend of test rugby in 2021 has come and gone.     A thrilling weekend of action kicked off with an entertaining clash at Murrayfield, with Scotland beating Japan 29-20. At the...

Dave Rennie publicly slams refereeing in Wales vs AUS clash

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia are bracing for a backlash from World Rugby after Wallaby head coach Dave Rennie’s post-match comments in the wake of his side’s last-gasp defeat to Wales in Cardiff on Saturday...

France 40-25 New Zealand: Another defeat for the All Blacks after being overpowered by Les Bleus

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four tries from France saw them beat New Zealand at home for the first time in 21 years after a hard-working performance in Paris.     New Zealand were beaten for a second week in a row after...

Wales 29-28 Australia: Priestland kick denies Wallabies at the death

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia played with 14 men for 65 minutes but still came within seconds of a famous comeback victory over Wales.     A last-gasp penalty from Rhys Priestland denied 14-man Australia a memorable...

Jacques Nienaber mourns another “last kick” defeat

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber said his team will come back stronger in 2022 after ending the year with a “spanner in the engine” of a one-point defeat (27-26) to England in the final match...