Autumn Nations Cup


Jack Willis joins Toulouse

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As an additional player, England international Jack Willis joins Stade Toulousain until the end of this 2022-2023 season.   The 25-year old has played more than 80 games for his former club Wasps.   "We...

A statistical look at Wayne Barnes' career ahead of his record-breaking 101st test match

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes will become the most-capped referee of all time when he takes charge of his 101st test match on 12 November when France meets South Africa in Marseille in the Autumn Nations...

Vern Cotter names Flying Fijians squad for Scotland with three debutants

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Flying Fijians Head Coach Vern Cotter has named three debutants in the 23-member team which kicks off their Autumn Nations Cup campaign against Scotland on Sunday.   Ratu Leone Rotuisolia, who missed...

Tipuric to lead Wales in Autumn Nations Series

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales stalwart Justin Tipuric has been tasked with leading the national side in the upcoming Autumn Nations Cup in November.   Tipuric, who boasts 85 Welsh caps, has captained his country on two...

Grand slam winners return for France, eight uncapped players named in Autumn Nations Series Squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France head coach Fabien Galthie has named a 42-man squad for the Autumn Nations Cup.   France host Australia in their opening game on 5 November at the Stade de France before fronting...

Wallabies: The imminent return of Michael Hooper

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Revered Wallaby leader Michael Hooper is on the verge of a return to the international arena as the team gears up for the Autumn Nations Cup.    Hooper has not been in the gold jersey since...

Melbourne Rebels Sign Monty Ioane

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Melbourne Rebels have announced the signing of Italian international winger Monty Ioane.   The acquisition of the capped international who has made 14 appearances for Italy, will...

Gareth Williams joins Scarlets as defence coach

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets can confirm that Gareth Williams has joined the senior coaching team as defence coach.   Williams will take over the role from Hugh Hogan who leaves the Scarlets after one season.   Williams,...

FRA vs ENG: A look at the last 5 clashes

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As England and France gear up for their final acts of the 2022 Six Nations, we take a look at their previous 5 encounters.     France will have some extra jitters ahead of kick-off as they...