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Match officials for Autumn Nations Cup finals weekend confirmed

8 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...

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...

The New Look France: The new faces in the squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new year saw change in France as Fabien Galthie took over the head coaching role and brought in the likes of Shaun Edwards in to assist him and bring new life to Les Bleus after a disappointing...

Rallying Ryan Aims To Finish 2020 ‘On A High’

5 days ago by Irish Rugby News

Following some mixed results since the return of international rugby last month, stand-in captain James Ryan is hopeful that Ireland can finish 2020 ‘on a high’. Either side of an emphatic victory...

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...

Autumn Nations Cups top stats performers - most tackles, running metres & more

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two rounds of the Autumn Nations Cup have elapsed, producing some fine performances as international rugby takes its place on the world stage once more.   England are currently in top spot in Group...

Jalibert Starts For France's Clash With Scotland

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

France missed the opening round of the Autumn Nations Cup with their clash against Fiji cancelled due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the Fiji squad and will now kick off their campaign against Scotland...

Italy vs Fiji Off

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Autumn Nations Cup match between Italy and Fiji is off. The desision was taken after the latest round of Covid-19 tests undertaken yesterday by the Fijian team returned 29 positive cases this morning....

Latest World Rankings: New Zealand and Wales fall while Argentina and England rise

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have slipped in the latest World Rankings following their defeat to Argentina on Saturday.   The Pumas sealed an incredible 15-25 victory over the All Blacks having not played...

Romain Ntamack ruled out of Scotland test

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

French flyhalf Romain Ntamack has been ruled out of France's Autumn Nations Cup test against Scotland this weekend, the national team has confirmed.    The French national team confirmed...