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Latest World Rankings: Wales Fall, Argentina Rise

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the weekend's test action, Wales have fallen to ninth on the World Rugby Rankings with Argentina moving into their highest position since June 2016.   Los Pumas' 33-11 in Cardiff...

Rugby Europe Launches A New Club Competition

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Europe will launch its first-ever club competition for the emerging Rugby Unions in Europe: The Rugby Europe Super Cup.   Rugby Europe, the regional governing body for rugby in Europe, and...

Gaüzère hangs up the whistle

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Referee Pascal Gaüzère blew the final whistle yesterday, not only on the Lions vs Japan match, but also his refereeing career.    The 44 year-old Frenchman...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

12 years ago today, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the Test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13...

Watch: The Brilliant Way The Russia Women Celebrated Their Olympic Qualification

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland’s men and France and Russia’s women claimed the three remaining sevens spots at Tokyo 2020 following the Olympic Repechage tournament in Monaco this weekend.    France’s...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In 2009, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13 all in Cape...

Podrezov and Gotovtsev given opportunities in England after impressing for Russia

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Vladimir Podrezov and Kirill Gotovtsev got exposure playing for Russia in the Rugby Europe Championship in the early part of this year and signed for top-flight English clubs.       Prop...

Eight Facts About Gloucester's new signing from Russia

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester have announced the signing of Russian international Kirill Gotovtsev.   The tighthead prop will join the Cherry and Whites for the 2021-22 season from Russian club Krasny Yar...

Vladimir Podrezov joins Irish on short-term deal

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish have completed the signing of Vladimir Podrezov.   The Russian prop, formerly of VVA-Podmoskovye, has been training with the Club in recent weeks and has now agreed a short-term contract...