Rankings race kicks off ahead of Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have confirmed that the Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw will take place in Paris after the November 2020 international window.       France...

Ireland name side for their opening Six Nations game

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell has included two uncapped players in his first match day selection for Ireland’s opening fixture of the  Guinness Six Nations against Scotland.       Ireland...

Cotter Appointed Fiji Head Coach

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Rugby Union have announced the appointment of New Zealander Vern Cotter as the incoming Fiji Head Coach.     The two-time Super Rugby and Top 14 Championship winner will take the reins...

Predicted: How Ireland could line up in the Six Nations opener

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland kick off a new era on Saturday 1 February with Andy Farrell taking charge of his first game as the new Irish head coach as they host Scotland.   The former defence coach will name his...

Greig Laidlaw could spend a season in France's second division with his next club - reports

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Scotland captain and scrumhalf Greig Laidlaw will leave Clermont at the end of the season and could end up in the PROD2 according to reports in France.   The 34-year-old's contract with...

Launchbury out of Six Nations opener

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England second-rower Joe Launchbury has been ruled out of England opening Six Nations fixture against France with a knee injury.   Launchbury sustained the injury in the 27-0 Challenge Cup...

Duncan Weir wins Scotland recall

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warriors’ fly-half Duncan Weir has been called into Scotland’s squad for next week’s Six Nations opener against Ireland in Dublin.     Weir will play for Warriors in Saturday’s...

Rassie Erasmus' successor named as SA Rugby confirm the new coaching staff

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienaber was named as the new Springbok coach on Friday as part of a revised coaching panel, that will report directly to Rassie Erasmus, South Africa’s director of rugby.   Nienaber...

WillGriff John and Byron McGuigan on their 6 Nations call-ups

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

WillGriff John and Byron McGuigan's reactions to their respective 6 Nations call-ups for Wales & Scotland, their thoughts heading into the tournament and more.

Hogg: I asked Townsend for Scotland captaincy

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Scotland captain Stuart Hogg proved if you don't ask, you don't get when he put himself forward to lead his country.     Stuart Hogg has revealed he approached Gregor Townsend to ask if...