Settled look to Springbok Women team for RWC opener

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Women team to play France in their opening Pool C match of the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand has a familiar and experienced look to it, with only prop Sanelisiwe Charlie not a regular starter...

Road to NZ | Fixtures That Got Us There

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland players recap key moments from their Rugby World Cup Qualification matches against Italy, Spain, Ireland and Colombia.  

Siya Kolisi: All Blacks one performance away from turning things around

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick and captain Siya Kolisi said it would take nothing but a top-drawer effort to beat New Zealand as the sides wrapped up their preparations on Friday for...

Scotland Women get double World Rugby Rankings boost

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland’s dramatic 20-18 win over Ireland in the Rugby World Cup 201 Europe Qualifier in Parma on Sunday has sent them up to ninth position in the World Rugby Women’s Rankings,...

Scene set for super-charged Rugby World Cup as new dates in 2022 confirmed

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2021 will feature increased rest periods for all teams following World Rugby’s confirmation of the revised tournament dates which will now see New Zealand host the tournament between...

Women’s Six Nations Ranking Permutations and Previews

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

 A look ahead of the Women's Six Nations action.    WORLD RUGBY WOMEN’S RANKINGS STATS Ireland will climb above Italy into seventh if they win and the Azzurre fail to beat Scotland•...

Highlights: Italy Women vs Spain Women

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy secure 9th place in the tournament in a thrilling match against Spain. In the first half, Spain had a strong lead of 8 points.  Italy fought back to lead 15-8 in the 60th minute.  A show...

Highlights: Spain vs Hong Kong

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

A gutsy performance by Hong Kong as they dominated the first half in terms of possession and territory but in the end, the Spanish defence was just too strong. The Spanish were clinical in their approach...

Italy Women vs Spain Women

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

A strong second half performance from Spain saw them run out 22-8 winners over Italy in the sides final group matches in Pool B of the Womens Rugby World Cup. The first half was an incredibly tight affair...

Highlights: USA Women vs Spain Women

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

A strong second half by the USA sees them run out comfortable 43-0 winners over Spain after they led 12-0 at the break. The USA were totally dominant in the second period as they crossed for five second...