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Scotland climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 week 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,...

Callum Hunter-Hill gets Scotland call-up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland will be without Hamish Watson and Rory Sutherland as Saracens lock Callum Hunter-Hill gets the nod ahead of the fourth and final Autumn Test against Argentina.     Watson...

Latest World Rankings: Italy close in on the Top 10, Australia and Scotland fall

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy's historic first-ever win over Australia has seen them move into 11th place in the World Rankings.    The Azzuri moved up ahead of Fiji to record their highest ranking since...

A statistical look at Wayne Barnes' career ahead of his record-breaking 101st test match

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes will become the most-capped referee of all time when he takes charge of his 101st test match on 12 November when France meets South Africa in Marseille in the Autumn Nations...

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...

Springboks to face All Blacks at Twickenham in '23

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will line up against the New Zealand at Twickenham in England for only the second time ever when they clash in a Rugby World Cup warm-up fixture on Friday, 25 August 2023 – two weeks...

Wayne Barnes to set new Test record this November

1 month 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,...

Two Former All Blacks Included In Samoa's November Tests Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa head coach Seilala Mapusua has named two former All Blacks in his squad for the November internationals.   Samoa play Italy, Romania and Georgia on tour, their first northern hemisphere...

Springboks to face Wales in RWC warm-up match

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will line up against Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday, 19 August 2023, in preparation for their Rugby World Cup defence, which kicks off a few weeks...