World Rugby Rankings Permutations

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of this weekend's test rugby action World Rugby has published the latest rankings permutations for men’s and women’s internationals in Europe and the Americas.   Men’s...

Latest World Rankings: Ireland Close The Gap On New Zealand While Brazil Home In On Record Ranking

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brazil close in on their best-ever position in the World Rugby Rankings after a superb comeback win against Canada in the Americas Rugby Championship, while Georgia, Spain and Belgium are all on the up,...

Fiji, New Zealand and USA lead the way in Sydney

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji, USA and New Zealand, the top three teams in the current HSBC World Rugby Men’s Sevens Series standings, all remained unbeaten at the HSBC Sydney Sevens to qualify for the quarter-finals.        In...

World Rugby Top 10 locked in for 2018

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji climb to their highest position of eighth in the World Rugby Rankings, while Canada return to the top 20 after securing qualification for the Rugby World Cup 2019.       A...

Russian hooker finishes stunning try in high scoring contest with RWC 2019 rivals Japan

3 months ago by Rugby Dump

Japan will host Russia in Tokyo in the opening match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, so when the Pool A participants played a cliff-hanger at Kingsholm, it gave us a taste of what is to come.  

2018 Test Win Ratios

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With all the tests done and dusted for 2018 we take a look at how the Top 10 sides have done this year in terms of their win ratio.       1. New Zealand   Despite the two...

The All Blacks could set a new World Record against England

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks are on the brink of setting a new world record when they face England at Twickenham this weekend.   Steven Hansen's side could become the first team score four or more tries for a...

England Women Sevens squad named for France training tournament

5 months ago by England Rugby

England Women Sevens head coach James Bailey has named a 15-player squad that will travel to Marcoussis, France for a two-day training tournament on 27-28 September 2018. England will play Spain,...

Springboks climb to fifth in latest World Rugby rankings

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa's win over New Zealand in Wellington moving them up two places in the World Rugby Rankings to fifth, while Australia drop to an all-time low of seventh after losing to...

The race for a place at the 2019 RWC continues

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Germany will host Samoa in Heidelberg with the two sides vying for a place at the Rugby World in Japan next year.    The home side has a mountain to climb if they wish to qualify without...