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England-France & New Zealand-Italy games cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England's Rugby World Cup showdown against France and New Zealand's clash with Italy have been cancelled due to the pending threat of Typhoon Hagibis.   World Rugby announced the two pool fixtures...

Typhoon Hagibis impacts on RWC2019

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After extensive evaluation, World Rugby and the Japan Rugby 2019 Organising Committee have announced an update regarding the predicted impact of Typhoon Hagibis on this weekend’s Rugby World Cup...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Scotland 61-0 Russia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland secured a crucial bonus point in their 61-0 win over Russia to propel themselves into a decisive Pool A clash with Rugby World Cup hosts Japan.     Gregor Townsend's side knew...

In-form Japan capable of a serious upset - Robinson

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan are capable of causing another major shock at the Rugby World Cup, according to former England wing Jason Robinson.     The tournament hosts sit top of Pool A and face a crunch...

RWC Preview: Argentina v USA

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina will be without Tomas Lavanini when they round off a disappointing Rugby World Cup campaign against the United States.   Lock Lavanini was banned for four matches after he was sent off...

RWC Preview: Scotland v Russia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend is not expecting an easy ride against Russia when Scotland attempt to keep their hopes of qualifying for the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals alive on Wednesday.     Scotland...

Townsend questions 'incredible' Peyper call in Japan win

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has questioned an "incredible call" from referee Jaco Peyper that resulted in Rugby World Cup Pool A rivals Japan securing a bonus-point win over Samoa.     Townsend's...

Robust contingency plan in place for Typhoon Hagibis

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby is monitoring a typhoon developing off the south coast of Japan and has a "robust "contingency plan in place should it impact any Rugby World Cup fixtures.   Typhoon Hagibis...

Townsend names Scotland team to go against Russia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has announced his team for the Pool A match against Russia in Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa on Wednesday, 9 October.     Scotland have made 14 changes to the XV which...

Winners and Losers: Japan vs Samoa

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The host nation, Japan, kept their winning streak alive on Saturday as they swept aside Samoa 38-19 at the City of Toyota Stadium. The Asian nation currently lead Pool A with 14 points and are on track...