High praise for retiring referee Jaco Peyper

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Foremost South African referee Jaco Peyper has decided to hang up his whistle, with Mr Mark Alexander, the president of SA Rugby, hailing the Bloemfontein-based match official as one of the best ambassadors...

Kenya and China win World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger in Dubai

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the end of three days of intense, high quality competition it was Kenya men and China women who took top honours at the opening round of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 in Dubai. Kenya...

Sevens captains ready for the challenge in Dubai

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Opening round of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 takes place at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai on 12-14 January The 12-team men’s and women’s competition format replicates the Olympic...

Patrice Lagisquet: The man who unlocked Portugal's potential

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The former Os Lobos head coach looks back on his four years in charge, which included a stellar performance at Men's Rugby World Cup 2023. It all started with a simple approach to the president of the...

Monaco set to host World Rugby Sevens Repechage for Paris 2024 Olympics

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The rugby sevens repechage tournament for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 will take place in Monaco on 21-23 June, 2024. The prestigious event returns to Stade Louis II, which also hosted final qualification...

Pools announced for World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 opening round in Dubai

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pools have been announced for the opening round of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 in Dubai on 12-14 January. Pools are drawn for the opening round of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger...

World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 schedule announced

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger provides a promotion pathway to HSBC SVNS 2025 Top four placed men’s and women’s teams will secure their place in the new promotion and relegation...

Excitement mounts as Japan prepares to host Asian qualifier for 2024 Olympics

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eight men’s and seven women’s teams are making their way to Osaka ready to compete for a place at the Olympic Games Paris 2024 at this weekend’s Asia Rugby qualification tournament. In...

Uganda Rugby Cranes Stun Kenya Simba in Victoria Cup Final

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Uganda Rugby Cranes stunned Keny Simba 21-20 in a hotly contested final match of the Victoria Rugby Cup at Kings Park Arena in Kampala on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Kenya Simbas began the match strongly,...

TITLE-WINNING SCOTLAND RECEIVE BOOST IN WORLD RUGBY WOMEN’S RANKINGS

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

WXV 2 and WXV 3 came to a dramatic conclusion at the weekend with Scotland and Ireland taking their respective titles by the narrowest of margins, while there was a shock in WXV 1 as Australia defeated...