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Match official appointments for pre World Cup tests

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the 63 confirmed men's international matches on the road to Rugby World Cup 2019.   The appointments cover The Rugby Championship, the...

Most Capped Test Side Of All-Time

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales captain Alun-Wyn Jones will reach an impressive milestone in the Grand Slam decider against Ireland this weekend when he makes his 134th appearance for Wales equalling Gethin Jenkins record.     With...

World Rugby outlines Nations Championship concept to key stakeholders

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has outlined its vision for the future of test rugby, including the proposed Nations Championship concept and supporting business model, during a meeting with international rugby’s major...

ARC Preview - USA vs Canada

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final round of the 2019 Americas Rugby Championship begins in Seattle on Sunday evening when the USA hosts Canada at Starfire Stadium. This was originally assigned as...

World Rugby wants relegation in Six Nations and Rugby Championship

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations and Rugby Championship could introduce promotion and relegation as part of planned changes to the international game.       World Rugby has outlined plans for a new global...

Litmus Test For Australian Super Rugby Sides

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby heads into its third round of fixtures this weekend with a particularly intriguing set of fixtures which will see three Trans Tasman clashes. The Brumbies face the Hurricanes at Westpac...

Top Test Players Express Concerns Over World Rugby’s Proposed World League

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks captain Kieran Read, England captain Owen Farrell and Ireland out-half Jonathan Sexton are among some of the top players to have voiced their concerns following reports that World Rugby...

22 MLR Players in action for USA and Canada

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Twenty-two Major League Rugby players represented the USA Eagles and Canada national teams in the opening fixtures of the 2019 Americas Rugby Championship this weekend, with the USA routing...

Rugby Australia set to implement hair-follicle drug tests

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia may subject players to mandatory hair follicle testing to pick up traces of illicit drug use.     According to the Sydney Morning Herald, RA has been discussing the...

Cooper back in Wallabies mix

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Yet to make Super Rugby return, Quade Cooper, is already back on the Wallabies radar after linking up with the national camp in Sydney.     The core of the Wallabies' November Internationals...