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How the final round of the Rugby Championship can impact the World Rankings

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby have published the ranking permutations ahead of the final round of the Rugby Championship.   South Africa could fall as low as fifth in the rankings but cannot...

All the United Rugby Championship teamsheets, TV listings and referee for round one

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for this weekend's Round 1 fixture of the United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   #BENvGLA Dewaldt Duvenage...

Rugby World Cup: With exactly one year to go, how are the leading nations shaping up?

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Excitement levels for the 2023 Rugby World Cup have ramped up another notch with Thursday marking exactly one year to go until the tournament gets up and running. For some teams, the next 12 months will...

South Africa v New Zealand: Stats, Facts, Line Ups

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off for the 103rd time on Saturday as the old foes clash at the iconic Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg.   We take a look at all the team, match, referee, and...

Jacques Nienaber hails 'phenomenal' Frans Malherbe ahead of milestone match

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Jacques Nienaber has sung the praises of tighthead prop Frans Malherbe ahead of his 50th test match for South Africa.   Malherbe earned his test debut back...

1, 999 caps: The most capped Test rugby XV of all time - by position

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another international test window has come and gone.    A thrilling and historic July test window saw new additions to the test centurion club, and we take a look at what the most capped...

The Eight Players Who Have Scored 1 000 Test Points

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the series-deciding test match between New Zealand and Ireland, Jonathan Sexton joined an exclusive group of players who have scored 1000 points in test rugby.   We take a look at...

RANKED: The countries with the most test centurions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An elite group of 80 men's international players have reached the incredible milestone of 100 test caps.     Even some of the most talented players who have graced the rugby pitch...

Rugby Club World Cup to start in 2025 - report

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first Rugby Club World Cup will kick off in 2025, according to a report by the Telegraph.   Sixteen clubs are set to battle it out to be crowned the World's best according to the report with...

Warren Gatland picks his form Lions 23 after the July Internationals

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three-time British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has picked a form 23 from the Home Nations following the July Internationals.   In his latest Telegraph column, Gatland...