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Force sign first Brazilian in Super Rugby

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western Force has announced the long-term signing of Brazilian prop Wilton Rebolo ahead of the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific season.   The 27-year-old, who can play tight head prop and hooker, has...

Australia break Fiji hearts to win Hong Kong Sevens

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia clinched a thrilling final 20-17 to claim the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens crown and bring to an end Fiji’s dominance that had seen them take the last five titles in Hong Kong. A...

RWC Qualifier: Kenya Team Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four teams will take to The Sevens Stadium pitch on Sunday as the round-robin RWC 2023 Final Qualification Tournament, which will run until 18 November, gets underway. At the end of the three match days...

Ireland stun hosts South Africa as semi-finals confirmed at Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa’s hopes of lifting the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 trophy on home turf were ended in stunning style when Ireland’s men emphatically eliminated the hosts on quarter-finals day at...

Heavyweights flex their muscles on opening day of Rugby World Cup Sevens in Cape Town

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 kicked off in spectacular style at the Cape Town Stadium on Friday, as the big-name sides successfully navigated a day of high-stakes knockout matches. Cape Town is host...

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 line-up confirmed in Bucharest

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The full 40-team line-up for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 has now been confirmed, following an enthralling weekend of action in Bucharest.     Eight tickets to Cape Town – four...

Fiji and New Zealand the winners after a brilliant HSBC France Sevens

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji’s men and New Zealand’s women turned on the style to win the HSBC France Sevens in Toulouse on Sunday. Ireland, led by the excellent Terry Kennedy, played some impressive rugby to reach...

Men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series favourites suffer shock defeats on opening day in Toulouse as women’s champions Australia continue fine form

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The three contenders for the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title faced setbacks on a thrilling opening day at the HSBC France Sevens as South Africa, Argentina and Australia suffered...

Latest World Rankings: Ireland overtake England, Wales fall

8 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...

Explained: World Rugby Rankings

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The men’s and women’s World Rugby Rankings are calculated using a points exchange system, in which sides take points off each other based on the match result.     Whatever...