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

6 days 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

1 month 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

3 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

4 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

5 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...

Georgia qualify for RWC 2023 after World Rugby confirm the implications of Russia’s suspension

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following World Rugby’s suspension of Russia and Belarus from all international and cross-border rugby competitions, the Rugby World Cup Board has confirmed the resulting implications for the European...

Latest World Rankings: France & Spain Climb

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France and Spain have been rewarded for their results in the Six Nations and Rugby Europe Championship this weekend.     Round three of the Six Nations resulted in some changes to the top...

Explained: World Rugby Rankings

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The men’s and women’s World Rugby Rankings are calculated using a points exchange system, in which sides take points off each other based on the match result.     Whatever...