PREVIEW: Rugby Europe Championship 2023

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The men’s Rugby Europe Championship for 2023 is here and it gets underway with four great matches this weekend.   With the event now expanded to eight teams, a new Pool and then knock-out...

PREVIEW: Wales U20s vs Ireland U20s

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending champions Ireland begin their campaign against Six Nations Under-20 Summer Series runners-up Wales in a fascinating Round 1 clash. Ireland went through the 2022 Championship undefeated but won...

World Ranking Permutations for the 1st Round of 6 Nations/Rugby Europe

1 day ago by World Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the opening rounds of the men's Guinness Six Nations and Rugby Europe Championship 2023 this weekend.  Permutation highlights: Ireland are...

REC Finals venues announced

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Europe has confirmed the location of the finals of the coming edition of the men’s Rugby Europe Championship 2023 (REC).   The Championship will feature an expanded version of the competition...

South Africa to host next two World Rugby U20 Championships

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa will host the next two editions of the World Rugby U20 Championship, in 2023 and 2024, the global governing body and SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday, while Kenya was awarded the World Rugby...

Scotland name 2023 Six Nations training squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath Rugby wing Ruaridh McConnochie, Glasgow Warriors centre Stafford McDowall and stand-off Ben Healy, who recently agreed a move to Edinburgh Rugby from Munster, are all named in head coach Gregor Townsend’s...

No return date set for Quade as Wallabies playmaker reveals road to RWC

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Quade Cooper says his rehabilitation from a ruptured Achilles has been “great”, but the playmaker “can’t say” when he will return to the playing field, writes theroar.     Cooper...

Scotland to play four RWC 2023 warm-up Tests

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland will play four Test matches next summer in preparation for the Rugby World Cup 2023, with three of those games taking place at BT Murrayfield.     Starting with...

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

Autumn Nations Series: 2022 Try of the Series Nominees

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The nominees for the top ten tries of the 2022 Autumn Nations Series are in - and they're special!