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World Rugby Top 10 locked in for 2018

1 month 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...

2018 Test Win Ratios

1 month 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

2 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

3 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

4 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

6 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...

Experienced Blitzbok side selected for RWC Sevens

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell has named a side laden with international experience for their quest to bring the Melrose Cup back to South Africa at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco next...

Tier 2 June Test XV

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having already selected our Test XV from the June Internationals we felt that the Tier 2 sides did not get the recognition they deserved and subsequently selected the Best XV from the Tier 2...

Samoa and Germany 160-minutes away from a place at next year's World Cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Germany find themselves in a particularly opportunistic position this weekend when they face Samoa in the first of two matches to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.   Despite a...

What To Expect From The Last Weekend of the 2018 June Tests

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final weekend of June Test rugby is a lineup of mouth-watering encounters that could persuade any rugby fanatic to either stay in all day on Saturday or spend the day at their favourite bar.   The...