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Tough luck for Scotland and Argentina as 2023 World Cup Draw Still Set For November

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina and Scotland are likely to end up in Pools of Death for the 2023 Rugby World Cup with the draw for the competition still set to take place in November later this year despite the disruption...

The INCREDIBLE World XV side that faced the All Blacks in the 90s

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Back in 1992, New Zealand celebrated a Centenary year of New Zealand Rugby in doing so they hosted a World XV for a three-test series.   The three tests were hosted at Lancaster Park...

Ex-Tonga & Cardiff Blues flanker Ma'ama Molitika retires aged 45

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Cardiff Blues flanker & Tonga International Ma'ama Molitika has announced his retirement at the age of 45.     Molitika played 18 times for Tonga and represented them at the 2007...

Former Samoan international cautious over plans to let players represent more than one Test nation

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sir Bill Beaumont is prepared to address the possibility of players from the Pacific Islands being allowed to return to play for their country of birth after being captured by other international teams,...

Should A Pacific Islanders Touring Side Be Reinstated and How Would They Line Up Today?

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2003, a Pacific Islanders touring side was given the go-ahead by the IRB (now World Rugby) to compete. The concept that was based on the British and Irish Lions composite side, was put...

A Second Six Nations in 2020?

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The idea of a second Six Nations is being considered by the Northern Hemisphere unions according to a report in the Daily Mail.   The plans have surfaced as southern hemisphere teams...

Rugby World Cup: David vs Goliath - RWC 2011 France v Tonga

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Relive the classic Rugby World Cup 2011 encounter between France and Tonga.      

The Bulls add a clause in Jake White's contract to avoid another John Mitchell situation

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Earlier this week the Bulls announced that former World Cup-winning head coach Jake White has joined the union as the side's new director of Rugby. Since winning the Rugby World Cup with the Springboks,...

Post World Cup 2019 Retirees XV

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saying farewell isn't easy particularly when you have spent your life working towards the goal of representing your country but this was the decision several of test rugby’s leading lights made after...

Top Points Scorer In Test Rugby History Per Nation

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharpshooters and backline generals. We take a look at test rugby's point machines and best placekickers in test match rugby history.    We take a look at the top scorers from some of...