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Joe Ford leaves Yorkshire Carnegie

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Yorkshire Carnegie Head Coach Joe Ford has decided to leave the club with immediate effect to concentrate on business activities away from rugby.   Ford returned to the club this summer for the...

Mark Jones joins Crusaders and Canterbury coaching teams

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wales international Mark Jones has been confirmed to join both the Crusaders and Canterbury Mitre 10 Cup campaigns for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.    Jones is the fifth coach confirmed...

Best and Brits set for final farewells at the Principality

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians squad as has joined up in Cardiff to prepare for the final match of their November tour.   Three legends of the game will be preparing to say different farewells in Wales this week.   Ireland’s...

The Breakdown - A statistical look at England v South Africa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the help of Opta data, we look at the key numbers ahead of England against South Africa in the Rugby World Cup final.       The Rugby World Cup final is upon us. England and South...

WATCH: The four tries shortlisted for the Try of the Year

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The contenders for the International Rugby Players (IRP) Try of the Year 2019 have been revealed, with the winner to be announced at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on 3 November.     Three...

What does Cheslin Kolbe's replacement Sbu Nkosi bring to the Springbok side?

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will be without their star winger Cheslin Kolbe for their semi-final clash with Wales at Yokohama Stadium on Sunday.     Kolbe has been sensational since linking up with the...

Springboks without star man Kolbe for semi-final clash

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Powerful winger Sbu Nkosi has been drafted into the Springbok starting line-up for Sunday’s gripping Rugby World Cup semi-final against Wales at the Yokohama International Stadium     Nkosi...

Sexton surprised by Ireland critics

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton is baffled by "strange" criticism of Ireland and assures they have belief that New Zealand can be dethroned at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday.   Joe Schmidt's side put a...

Japan make history as fearsome All Blacks march on – the pool stage in numbers

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is headed for the knockout rounds after a dramatic pool stage in which Scotland were the biggest casualties.     Eight teams remain from 20, with hosts Japan – who...

Canada players help with Typhoon Hagibis clean-up operation

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canada players took to the streets of Kamaishi to help with recovery efforts after Typhoon Hagibis prevented them facing Namibia in the Rugby World Cup on Sunday.     World Rugby...