Autumn Nations Series

World Rugby unveil the Men’s 15s Dream Team of the Year

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Players from eight nations have been selected in the Dream Team by the World Rugby Awards Panel with all four of the Men’s 15s Player of the Year nominees included.   The players selected...

Simon Middleton creates history by winning World Rugby Coach of the Year Award

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Simon Middleton creates history as the first coach of a women’s team to win the prestigious award.   Middleton guided the Red Roses through a second successive calendar year unbeaten and 18...

Six All Blacks, Four England Players & No Ireland Players In Rugby World's 20 Best Players

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six All Blacks have been included in Rugby World magazine's top 20 list of 100 best players of 2021, with France's Antoine Dupont topping the list.   The biennial countdown by the Magazine...

World Rugby issues statement regarding Dave Rennie comments

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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...