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Clermont coach linked with Fiji job - report

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont could be in the market for a new head coach by the end of the season according to a report in Midi Olympique.     Franck Azéma has been on Clermont's payroll as a coach since...

Springboks World Cup winners in Jones' Barbarians squad

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones will coach a Barbarians side including four of South Africa's Rugby World Cup winners against Fiji just two weeks after they beat his England side in the Rugby World Cup final.     Makazole...

RWC Review: Ireland 47-5 Samoa

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton claimed an 18-point haul as Ireland sealed their place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals with a 47-5 thrashing of Samoa despite Bundee Aki's red card.   Ireland knew maximum points...

RWC Preview: France v Tonga

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France fly-half Romain Ntamack insists he and his team-mates have no interest in discussing one of the biggest humiliations in the national team's history ahead of Sunday's Rugby World Cup showdown against...

Winner and Loser: Georgia vs Fiji

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji registered their first win of the 2019 Rugby World Cup on Thursday, as they beat Georgia 45-10 at the Hanazono Rugby Stadium in Higashi-osaka, Japan.    The Pacific Islanders, who ran...

Scotland Rugby World Cup Update: Ali Price ruled out

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh scrum-half Henry Pyrgos will replace injured Glasgow Warriors counterpart Ali Price in the Scotland squad for Rugby World Cup 2019.   The 28 times capped scrum-half sustained a foot injury...

"We know they are going to be ferocious and full of pride and passion". - Eddie Jones

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have prepared a specific plan to counter the strengths of Tonga in their World Cup opener, according to Eddie Jones.         Eddie Jones stressed the importance of England...

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...

Monday Morning Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Currie Cup Round Up: Griquas, Jaguares on top       Griquas reclaimed the top spot on the standings in the Currie Cup while the Golden Lions remained the only unbeaten team, and the...

Japan, USA, Fiji claim Pacific Nations Cup wins

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan thrashed Tonga 41-7 in the Pacific Nations Cup, while the USA stunned Samoa and Fiji cruised past Canada.     Japan secured a confidence-boosting win ahead of the World Cup when they...