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South Africa to host next two World Rugby U20 Championships

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa will host the next two editions of the World Rugby U20 Championship, in 2023 and 2024, the global governing body and SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday, while Kenya was awarded the World Rugby...

Scotland to play four RWC 2023 warm-up Tests

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland will play four Test matches next summer in preparation for the Rugby World Cup 2023, with three of those games taking place at BT Murrayfield.     Starting with...

World Rugby looks to enhance the flow of the game with law application guidelines

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced a series of law applications which will be implemented game-wide from 1 January 2023. The guidelines, which are designed to assist match officials, players and coaches and to...

Match Officials Appointed For Guinness Six Nations & U20 Championships

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has confirmed the World Rugby Match Official appointments for the 2023 Guinness Six Nations, which runs from 4 February to 18 March.   In total, fifteen match officials from eight...

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

On this day in 2020: Rugby World Cup draw - Hosts France to face New Zealand, South Africa in with Ireland and Scotland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2023 hosts France will face New Zealand in the pool phase, while reigning champions South Africa have been paired with Ireland and Scotland.    France and three-time winners...

Will Rowlands to leave Dragons

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons RFC can confirm that Wales international second row Will Rowlands will leave the club at the end of the current season.   The 31-year-old, who joined the Men of Gwent ahead of the 21/22...

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

Scotland climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 months 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,...

Van der Flier, Demant and Smith land top World Rugby awards

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh van der Flier and Ruahei Demant were named the best rugby players in the world on Sunday, with Wayne Smith the number one coach.       Ireland's Josh van der Flier has been named...