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When the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw will take place and how it will work

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Draw is the moment fans and teams have been waiting for. Each participating nation will discover their future opposition when the balls are drawn on 14 December at the iconic Palais Brongniart. Due...

Brent Impey resigns as SANZAAR Chair

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brent Impey has today announced he will be resigning in his role as Chairman of SANZAAR – effective 31st December 2020.   Brent has held the role for the last five years but has decided the...

Howley unlikely to play part in Lions tour

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa inches ever closer, the notion has been floating around that former Lions player and assistant coach, Rob Howley could become involved once more. Head...

2020 Six Nations Round-Up & Top Stats Performers: running metres, tackles, turnovers & more

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2020 Six Nations competition finally reached conclusion this weekend with the English emerging as champions (albeit only just).   Wales vs Scotland:   The final Round kicked off with...

Scotland Team To Face Georgia: Two Debutants As Finn Russell Returns

1 month ago by Ulitmate Rugby

Scotland’s opening game of the autumn campaign will mark a series of firsts as Head Coach Gregor Townsend’s side play Georgia at BT Murrayfield on Friday 23 October (kick-off 7:30pm).   Glasgow...

The Nominees For The World Rugby Awards Special Edition Have Been Announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby fans around the world will have a say in the World Rugby Awards Special Edition by selecting the best players and tries of the decade (2010-19)   In a special edition virtual show on 7 December,...

Erasmus, Jones, Habana, O’Driscoll & Robinson appointed to World Rugby interim committees

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus, Melodie Robinson, Conrad Smith and Bryan Habana are among a host of leading players and coaches who have been appointed to World Rugby interim committees.   Building on a productive...

Rob Howley lands his first coaching job since gambling ban

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wales and British and Irish Lions coach Rob Howley has landed his first coaching job since his 18-month suspension, of which nine months of it was suspended, after admitting to breaching...

Daily News Round-Up - 22 September 2020

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bernard Laporte questioned by police     French rugby president Bernard Laporte has been questioned by police with regard to his influence on the outcome of a disciplinary hearing involving...

All Blacks 7s and Black Ferns 7s crowned World Series champions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens players have received their World Series-winning medals, trophies and a slew of awards announced by World Rugby.     CHAMPIONS! Your HSBC World Rugby...