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

2 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...

Tadhg Furlong to captain Ireland as they take on Fiji

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group have named Tadhg Furlong to captain Ireland as they take on Fiji at the Aviva Stadium in the Nations Series on Saturday afternoon (Kick-off 1pm, live on...

RWC Qualifier: USA Team Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four teams will take to The Sevens Stadium pitch on Sunday as the round-robin RWC 2023 Final Qualification Tournament, which will run until 18 November, gets underway. At the end of the three match days...

South Africa v New Zealand: Stats, Facts, Line Ups

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off for the 103rd time on Saturday as the old foes clash at the iconic Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg.   We take a look at all the team, match, referee, and...

1, 999 caps: The most capped Test rugby XV of all time - by position

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another international test window has come and gone.    A thrilling and historic July test window saw new additions to the test centurion club, and we take a look at what the most capped...

RANKED: The countries with the most test centurions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An elite group of 80 men's international players have reached the incredible milestone of 100 test caps.     Even some of the most talented players who have graced the rugby pitch...

ROMANIA v ITALY: Preview, Stats, Facts and Lineups

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romania and Italy face off for the 43rd time on Friday evening, however, this is their first meeting since the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England.        Italy were the...

Andi Kyriacou Confirmed As Munster's Forwards Coach

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andi Kyriacou will join Graham Rowntree’s coaching team as Forwards Coach from the beginning of the 2022/23 season after signing a two-year deal with the province.   Kyriacou returned to work...

Wales back in Top 10 of World Rugby Women’s Rankings

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Women's win against Ireland on Saturday has lifted the Welsh back into the Top 10 of the World Rugby Women’s Rankings at the expense of Spain, while the loss of 1.85 points drops...

Latest World Rankings: Ireland overtake England, Wales fall

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have moved up to fourth place in the overall World Rugby rankings following the action in the penultimate round of the Six Nations.   England put up an incredible fight a man down after...