Chile secure home test against Romania

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile have secured a home test match against Romania in June. To be played on Saturday, June 08 the home fixture for Chile is to be their first of two home June Internationals, the second being against Spain...

Preparation on track for a very special Rugby World Cup as World Rugby completes key review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With five months to go until Rugby World Cup 2019 kicks off in Japan on 20 September, World Rugby has endorsed hosting progress, citing excellent ticket sales and record legacy outcomes as strong indicators...

Ireland secure place on World Rugby Sevens Series 2020

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have secured a place as a core team on the World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 after beating hosts Hong Kong in the final of the men’s annual world series qualifier.      After...

Norton sets new try scoring record at Hong Kong Sevens

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The top five teams in the Series standings – USA, New Zealand, Fiji, South Africa and England - all claimed victories in their first group phase games on the opening day in front of another huge...

World Rugby Rankings Permutations

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

5 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

5 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

5 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...