Autumn Nations Series

Antoine Dupont claims Men's 15s World Rugby Player of the Year Award

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Men’s and Women’s 15s Player of the Year have been announced with Antoine Dupont (France) and Zoé Aldcroft (England) scooping the two prestigious categories and putting an end to...

World Rugby unveil the Men’s 15s Dream Team of the Year

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Players from eight nations have been selected in the Dream Team by the World Rugby Awards Panel with all four of the Men’s 15s Player of the Year nominees included.   The players selected...

Six All Blacks, Four England Players & No Ireland Players In Rugby World's 20 Best Players

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six All Blacks have been included in Rugby World magazine's top 20 list of 100 best players of 2021, with France's Antoine Dupont topping the list.   The biennial countdown by the Magazine...

A World XV of players who COULD transfer to another test team in 2022

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a groundbreaking move, the World Rugby Council approved an amendment to the sport’s national team representation laws.   This amendment will now permit an international player to transfer...

Australia & England revealed as the Preferred Candidates for the next Rugby World Cups

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia have been awarded 'Preferred Candidate' status for the 2027 Men's Rugby World Cup from World Rugby while England are the Preferred Candidate for the 2025 Women's edition of the competition.   World...

England Women notch up 18 consecutive victories

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Women’s rugby in England is in a healthy space, to say the least. The Red Roses have hit a purple patch of late which has included knocking over the likes of France, the Canada and New Zealand.     Their...

Latest World Rankings: France up to fifth

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A drama-filled weekend of test rugby has seen plenty of change in the latest World Rugby Rankings.   France moved into the top 5 of the rankings while Romania entered the top 20.     England's...

Hurricanes 2022 Super Rugby Pacific squad announced

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes Head Coach Jason Holland has announced his squad ahead of the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific competition.   11 players are in line to make their Hurricanes debut when the competition kicks...

Autumn Nations Team of the Week

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final weekend of test rugby in 2021 has come and gone.     A thrilling weekend of action kicked off with an entertaining clash at Murrayfield, with Scotland beating Japan 29-20. At the...