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Latest World Rankings: Les Bleus on the rise

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France, Georgia and Portugal all climb the World Rugby Men's Rankings following this weekend's matches in the Six Nations and Rugby Europe Championship.   France have moved above Australia and into...

Bundee Aki gets a 3 week ban

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland centre Bundee Aki attended a disciplinary hearing on 14 October having received a red card from referee Nic Berry for an act of foul play contrary to Law 9.13 (dangerous tackle) in Ireland’s...

Disciplinary Update: Paula Ngauamo

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga hooker Paula Ngauamo has been cited for an act of foul play contrary to Law 9.12 (kicking) in their Rugby World Cup 2019 Pool C match against USA on 13 October.     Ngaumo...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Scotland 61-0 Russia

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland secured a crucial bonus point in their 61-0 win over Russia to propel themselves into a decisive Pool A clash with Rugby World Cup hosts Japan.     Gregor Townsend's side knew...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Scotland 34-0 Samoa

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland kept their hopes of progress from Pool A at the Rugby World Cup alive by beating Samoa 34-0, claiming a bonus point and dealing their opponents a huge blow.     With Japan enjoying...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan v Russia

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ambitious Japan coach Jamie Joseph is eyeing history as the hosts prepare to kick-off the Rugby World Cup against Russia in Tokyo on Friday.     The Brave Blossoms caused an almighty...

"We are preparing for a game that’s 20-times faster (than we are used to)" - Russia Head coach Lyn Jones

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Russia sneaked into the Rugby World Cup after Romania and Spain were disqualified for multiple eligibility breaches during qualifying for the competition as they fielded ineligible players.     The...

Russia Name RWC Squad

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Russia head coach Lyn Jones has named his 31-man squad for Japan 2019, including eight players who also appeared during the Bears’ Rugby World Cup debut in New Zealand eight years ago.   Eight...

RWC Rewind Canada: Charron vs Romania in 1995

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

During the final weeks of waiting for Rugby World Cup 2019 to arrive, Americas Rugby News has taken a look back at some moments from past RWCs involving competitors from the Americas.   This...

RIP James Small (1969-2019)

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok wing James Small, a member of the 1995 Rugby World Cup winning squad, has died suddenly from a heart attack on Wednesday.   The 50-year-old Small was rushed to hospital in Johannesburg...