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Ranked: The Heaviest Test Packs This July

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The test season is back, and with all the squads locked in for July, we check the scales and see which team could field the heaviest pack.       Taking the weights listed...

Match officials selected for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 in South Africa

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the selection of match officials for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022, which takes place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 9-11 September.     Eighteen match officials...

Unions in talks about massive shake-up of international rugby scene

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A massive development is in the pipeline with regard to the international rugby scene.    The proposed idea of the Nations Championship – a competition involving twelve teams (England,...

World Rugby announces international match official appointments

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has confirmed the match official appointments for the men’s 15s internationals to be played in June and July.     A total of 22 match officials representing nine nations...

Jordan Petaia re-signs with Australian Rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia has announced that Queensland and Wallabies outside back Jordan Petaia has re-signed through to the end of 2024. The 22-year-old's recommitment to Australian Rugby is a major...

France and Georgia move up World Rugby Men’s Rankings

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have replaced New Zealand in second place in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings.     With a third of a rating point earned for their 25-13 Grand Slam-winning victory over...

Latest World Rankings: Ireland overtake England, Wales fall

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have moved up to fourth place in the overall World Rugby rankings following the action in the penultimate round of the Six Nations.   England put up an incredible fight a man down after...

The Weekend's World Rankings Permutations

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France could climb to their equal highest-ever World Rugby Ranking this weekend while Wales could drop to eighth place.     Second place in the World Rugby rankings is on the line this weekend...

Georgia qualify for RWC 2023 after World Rugby confirm the implications of Russia’s suspension

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following World Rugby’s suspension of Russia and Belarus from all international and cross-border rugby competitions, the Rugby World Cup Board has confirmed the resulting implications for the European...