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Rankings race kicks off ahead of Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have confirmed that the Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw will take place in Paris after the November 2020 international window.       France...

McKenzie returns as Gatland looks for a strong finish to his first game in charge of the Chiefs

8 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland has named his side first side of the 2020 season which will face the Blues at Eden Park.   The selected twenty-three will see three debutants in Waikato centre Quinn...

Joe Marchant handed starting Super Rugby debut as Ioane hits 50

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six players will make their debuts in an exciting Blues side that includes All Black Rieko Ioane who will play his 50th game for the club for the Super Rugby opener against the Chiefs at Eden Park...

Brumbies to play at UNSW Manuka Oval in 2020

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies have confirmed they will take a Super Rugby fixture to UNSW Manuka Oval for the first time since 1996.   The spiritual home of Rugby in Canberra since the 1920s, the Oval will...

Cotter Appointed Fiji Head Coach

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Rugby Union have announced the appointment of New Zealander Vern Cotter as the incoming Fiji Head Coach.     The two-time Super Rugby and Top 14 Championship winner will take the reins...

Sinckler is a Bear

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kyle Sinckler has confirmed his move to the Bristol Bears   The 26-year-old– who joins from Harlequins in the summer of 2020 – has 31 caps for England, representing his country at the...

Weekend Round Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish strike late to thwart Saints' summit bid     Dave Porecki's last-gasp try prevented 14-man Northampton Saints from going top of the Premiership as London Irish secured a thrilling...

All Blacks Sevens win first title in Hamilton

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens extended their record as the most successful team on home soil in the history of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series with a 27-5 defeat of France in the HSBC New Zealand Sevens Cup...

Watch: The Fijians light up Hamilton with a sensational 100 metre try

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens, defending champions Fiji and England were the only teams with a perfect record after day one of the New Zealand Sevens at FMG Stadium in Hamilton on Saturday.     The...

Worcester lock Fatialofa out of intensive care

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Michael Fatialofa is showing "encouraging signs of improvement" and has been moved to the Major Trauma Unit at St Mary's Hospital.     Worcester Warriors lock Michael Fatialofa has been...