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RWC Qualifier

2021 - 2023

Wayne Barnes to set new Test record this November

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes is set to make history when he takes charge of his 100th and 101st tests during the November international window.   Barnes, who made his debut in Fiji in June 2006,...

Leon MacDonald named All Blacks XV Head Coach

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leon MacDonald has been announced as Head Coach of the All Blacks XV and will guide the team on a two-match end of year tour, with Clayton McMillan and Scott Hansen also announced as Assistant Coaches...

Join Bryan Habana and Jason Robinson in Paris to mark one year to go until RWC 2023

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With just one year to go, Mastercard ambassador Bryan Habana and Jason Robinson are in Paris to look ahead to RWC 2023 - and reminisce about playing against each other in that 2007 final.    

Fijiana's journey from fighting stereotypes to the Rugby World Cup!

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fijiana have gone from being attacked using stereotypes to being a real voice for women's rugby around the world through the sheer determination a years of fighting to play the sport they love!    

South Africa welcome Ireland, USA and Italy for tournament

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An exhilarating rugby bonanza awaits when the Toyota Cheetahs will square up against three international teams and the Windhoek Draught Griquas from 30 September to 21 October in the second Toyota Challenge,...

Tonga qualify for World Cup after dismissing Hong Kong

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga have secured their place at the 2023 Rugby World Cup after beating Asian champions Hong Kong.     The Tongans romped to a 44-22 win in the Asia/Pacific play-off on Saturday at Australia's...

Plumtree and Mooar axed by the All Blacks

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has announced changes to the coaching group ahead of the Lipovitan-D Rugby Championship.                                                   Robust...

SCENES: Chile celebrate RWC qualifcation

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Trailing for almost the entire tie, Chile pulled off a remarkable comeback to beat the United States and reach the Rugby World Cup.   Chile pulled off an upset by overcoming the United States 31-29...

Chile secure Rugby World Cup debut with dramatic defeat of the USA

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile have qualified for Rugby World Cup for the first time in their history following a pulsating 52-51 aggregate victory against the USA in the Americas 2 play-off. Los Condores looked to...

Chile qualify for Rugby World Cup 2023

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After losing the first leg in Santiago last week (21-22), Chile won its decisive fixture against USA in Glendale, Colorado (31-29, 52-50 on aggregate) to seal a first-ever Rugby World Cup qualification...