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Nominees unveiled for World Rugby Awards 2022

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby is unveiling the shortlists for the prestigious World Rugby Awards 2022, which will be presented in Monaco on Sunday, 20 November.     Following a stellar year for international...

World Rugby Women's Rankings Preview - RWC Final & 3rd Place Play Off

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the Rugby World Cup 2021 bronze final and final at Eden Park this weekend.   Permutation highlights: New Zealand must win by more than 15...

Hollie Davidson appointed referee for Rugby World Cup 2021 final

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby today announced that Hollie Davidson (Scotland) has been appointed to referee the Rugby World Cup 2021 final, which sees hosts New Zealand face England at Eden Park on Saturday, 12 November.   Davidson,...

Tim Mikkelson returns for 99th All Blacks Sevens tournament

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the world’s most decorated sevens players, Tim Mikkelson, will return from injury at the Hong Kong Sevens on 4-6 November. This will be his first tournament since claiming a silver medal at...

Blues name squad for 2023

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A fresh face with a familiar name is the Blues’ newest recruit for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.     Northland blind-side flanker Rob Rush, son of former All Black and Sevens...

Springbok Women’s starting team unchanged for Fiji clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Women coach Stanley Raubenheimer retained his starting XV for their second Rugby World Cup clash in New Zealand and made only one change to the replacements for Sunday’s match against Fiji,...

Delport steps down as Springbok Women's Sevens coach

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby president, Mr Mark Alexander, thanked Paul Delport for his services to rugby after the former the former Springbok Sevens captain decided to step down as Springbok Women’s Sevens coach following...

Grisez debuts for France in RWC opener

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joanna Grisez will make her test debut for France in the RWC 2021 opening match against South Africa.     France coach Thomas Darracq has named his team for the Rugby World Cup 2021...

Nadine Roos: “We are ready to make a statement”

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The growth of the Springbok Women’s team over the last 12 months and their determined climb up the world rankings had many take notice of a potential new entry into the top ten of the world game,...

Eloise Webb: “We have a shared vision at RWC”

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The naming of the Springbok Women squad for the 2022 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand resulted in 32 different stories of journeys travelled, but Eloise Webb says all of them have a united vision –...