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Hansen: Springboks showdown will have no bearing on World Cup clash

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen says beating South Africa on Saturday would be a tonic for New Zealand but he does not anticipate the outcome having any bearing on their Rugby World Cup showdown in September.     The...

Morning Round Up - News from around the globe

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Creevy to miss Australia game:   Agustin Creevy will miss the Pumas Rugby Championship game in Australia due to a shoulder injury. He was forced off in the second half against the All Blacks.     Eddie...

SBW set to return but will it be enough?

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sonny Bill Willimas is set to return to Test rugby this weekend when the All Blacks host the powerful Springboks team. They will be looking to stop the South African's from claiming rare back to back victories...

Fiji Airways Flying Fijians Coach John McKee impressed with squad performance

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Airways Flying Fijians coach John McKee has an experienced strong side lined-up for the opening World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup match against Japan this Saturday in Kamaishi, Japan.   “We...

Latest World Rankings

18 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa have closed in on fourth place in the World Rugby Rankings following their win over Australia, while New Zealand survived a big scare to keep their unbeaten record against Los Pumas intact.   Argentina...

Ultimate Rugby's Rugby Championship Player of Round One

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Championship kicked off this past weekend with the Springboks and All Blacks each kicking their 2019 seasons off with victories over Australia and Argentina respectively.   The Springboks...

Shae Tucker signs for Cornish Pirates

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cornish Pirates can confirm that New Zealand-born centre Shae Tucker, aged 23, has signed a two-year contract with the club.     Growing up in Napier, Shae played junior rugby from an...

Monday Morning Round Up

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Player Ratings: Springboks v Wallabies     The Springboks claimed their first victory of 2019 claiming a 35-17 victory over Australia with debut scrumhalf scoring a brace as they picked...

Augustin Creevy to miss Wallabies clash

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina will have to face Australia in Brisbane this Saturday without the help of hooker Augustin Creevy.      The 34-year-old suffered a shoulder injury in the 16-20 Rugby...

Watch: Beauden Barrett's try saving tackle against Los Pumas

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black first five Beauden Barrett is often lauded for his attacking prowess, however this weekend against the Pumas he produced a fantastic cover tackle saving a certain try.   With the Pumas...