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

6 days 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...

Scotland climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 weeks 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,...

World Rankings Permutations: Major shake up on the cards

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the world ranking permutations for this weekend's Autumn Nations Series and Dubai internationals this weekend.   There is a major potential shake-up on...

RWC Qualifier: Kenya Team Preview

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four teams will take to The Sevens Stadium pitch on Sunday as the round-robin RWC 2023 Final Qualification Tournament, which will run until 18 November, gets underway. At the end of the three match days...

Wayne Barnes to set new Test record this November

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes is set to make history when he takes charge of his 100th and 101st tests during the November international window.   Barnes, who made his debut in Fiji in June 2006,...

Springbok Women squad tweaked for Spain Tests

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Women head coach Stanley Raubenheimer named a group of 31 players for the forthcoming two-Test series against Spain, including a number of regular campaigners who have recovered from recent injuries.   Flyhalf...

Ireland replace France at top of World Rugby Men’s Rankings

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France’s reign as the world’s number one team has only lasted a week with Ireland replacing Les Bleus at the top of the World Rugby Men’s Rankings.     Saturday’s...

Latest World Rankings: France go top, Ireland second

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have reached the summit of the World Rugby Rankings for the first time since the rankings were introduced.     Les Bleus go top and Ireland are now second in an unprecedented...

Namibia qualify for their seventh consecutive RWC

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Namibia have secured their place at a seventh successive Rugby World Cup by beating Kenya 36-0 in the final of the Rugby Africa Cup 2022 in Aix-en-Provence on Sunday.   They qualify as Africa 1...

Introducing: The Eight Uncapped Players In The England Squad

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named a 36-player squad for England’s summer tour to Australia with eight uncapped players included.   Jones' has had to deal with a lengthy injury list with George...