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Fiji back in the saddle again

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

There is excitement in the Fiji camp as their two-week period of isolation has finally come to an end and they will thus be able to take the field in the fourth and final round of the Autumn Nations Cup.   The...

Autumn Nations Cup's top stats performers - most tackles, running metres & more

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate round of the Autumn Nations Cup concluded yesterday with Ireland defeating Georgia 23-10 at the Aviva Stadium. The other results saw the English put Wales away 24-13 at Parc Y Scarlets...

IRFU gives SA teams the thumbs up

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report in bbc.com, the IRFU has come out in support of the South African Super Rugby franchises joining the ranks of the Pro14 in the near future.   As things stand, the Pro14 includes...

Match officials for Autumn Nations Cup finals weekend confirmed

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match officials for the Autumn Nations Cup finals weekend.   Andrew Brace (Ireland) will take charge of the first-place play-off between England and France...

Huge milestone for Nigel Owens

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday saw a significant milestone achieved as Welsh referee Nigel Owens officiated his one hundredth test match.   Owens’ remarkable career began in 1987 after a teacher of his suggested...

Champions and Challenge Cup Round 1 &2 Referee Appointments

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

France’s Mathieu Raynal will be in charge when Exeter Chiefs begin their Heineken Champions Cup defence against Glasgow Warriors at Sandy Park next month. Raynal’s selection for the Pool B...

Italy change three for French Test

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Franco Smith has made three changes to his starting line-up for Italy’s final group game in the Autumn Nations Cup against France in Paris on Saturday.   The Azzurri are without Jake Polledri...

Fabien Galthie makes 13 changes for Les Bleus' Italian Test

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Flyhalf Matthieu Jalibert and Teddy Thomas are the only the only starters from France's win over Scotland who will start again this weekend against Italy.   The reasoning for this is a...

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...