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Five breakthrough talents to watch in Japan

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, we look at five young players capable of making their mark on the international stage.         The Rugby World Cup is the greatest...

Rugby World Cup Update

4 weeks 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

1 month 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...

Joe Schmidt’s powerplays can break Ireland’s World Cup jinx | Brendan Fanning

1 month ago by The Guardian

This Ireland side is not without flaws but it finally has the necessary grit and grind to reach the World Cup last fourPerhaps the greatest weakness of the Rugby World Cup is its predictability. Look at...

England’s Joe Cokanasiga admits nerves when facing Wales and Wallabies

1 month ago by The Guardian

• Both sides are potential quarter-final opponents for England• South Africa’s Eben Etzebeth under investigation over brawlJoe Cokanasiga has revealed he still suffers from pre-match nerves when...

England U20s fixtures & venues for U20 Six Nations Championship announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men U20s fixtures and venues for the 2020 U20 Six Nations Championship have been announced with home matches in Northampton (Franklin’s Gardens) and Gloucester (Kingsholm Stadium).   The...

Dan Robson and Thomas Young named as Wasps co-captains

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have confirmed that Dan Robson and Thomas Young will co-captain the side in the 2019/20 season.     The pair, who have been standout performers in recent seasons for the men in Black...

Women's Six Nations 2020 Fixtures Revealed!

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has today announced that the 2020 Women’s Six Nations will begin with three Sunday fixtures on the first weekend in February 2020.     Champions England will get their campaign...

Snubbed Rugby World Cup XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is just days away and every team has named their 31-man squad for the showpiece event in Japan.       The best rugby players in the game will arrive in Japan,...

Test Team of the Week

1 month 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 -...