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Rugby World Cup: Team of the weekend

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Steven Kitshoff - South Africa Good at the set-piece. Some strong carries also.   2. Jamie George - England   In a scrappy England win, George performed well at the set piece and got...

A look at Wales' opening game against Georgia

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones has been lauded by Wales coach Warren Gatland as he prepares to rack up a landmark appearance against Georgia.       Wales coach Warren Gatland hopes Alun Wyn Jones...

HIGHLIGHTS: Australia vs Fiji - Rugby World Cup 2019

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia avoided an upset with a 39-21 win over Fiji in the opening round of the Rugby World Cup. Fiji got off to a dream start, kicking an early penalty and scoring a try shortly after for an 8-0 lead....

Australia expected Fiji fury - Cheika

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji failed to see out a shock victory over Australia in their Rugby World Cup opener, and Michael Cheika was proud of his team's recovery.       Australia knew Fiji were going to...

Winners & Losers: Australia v Fiji

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia trailed for an hour in their opening for about an hour before they rampaged through Fiji's defence to claim their first victory of the tournament.     Here our winners and losers...

Australia survive Fijian scare in Rugby World Cup opener

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia produced a strong second half to overcome Fiji in Pool D at the Rugby World Cup.         The Wallabies powered past Fiji 39-21 to open their Rugby World Cup campaign...

Alun Wyn Jones to equal Wales record against Georgia

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales named an experienced team to face Georgia and captain Alun Wyn Jones will equal a record.     Alun Wyn Jones will make history after the captain was named to start Wales' Rugby World...

Speedster Marika Koroibete pens new Wallabies deal

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies speedster Marika Koroibete has given the side a huge boost on the eve of their Rugby World Cup opener against Fiji by inking a new two-year contract extension to remain with Australian Rugby...

Can England, Ireland, South Africa or Wales reign? Ranking the contenders to dethrone the All Blacks

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

It may not prove to be the case in the long run, but New Zealand feel a little vulnerable going into the 2019 Rugby World Cup.     Having failed to win this year's shortened version of the...

Jonny Wilkinson has high hopes for England beyond 'nasty' quarter-final

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jonny Wilkinson believes England can win the Rugby World Cup but must first focus on negotiating a potentially tricky path to the semi-finals.     England will be expected to advance to the...