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Italy: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With 24 of their 33-man squad competing at their first Rugby World Cup and an overall average age of 26 it was always likely to be a tough task for Italy to progress to the knockout stages for the first...

Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Abiding memoryPlaying against two of the top teams in the world, for the first time in a global tournament, was huge for Uruguay, a small country desperate to maintain its progress on the world stage....

France reaction (Alldritt, head coach Galthié, captain Ollivon, Lucu, Jalibert, Bourgarit, Flament, Ramos)

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

MIXED ZONE  Matthieu Jalibert, fly-half On France’s fast start: "Just like the All Blacks last week, when they practically won the match in 20 minutes, that's really what we wanted to do:...

Match Preview: Wales v Georgia

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have already qualified for the quarter-finals, but a point here against Georgia will ensure top spot in Pool C and set up a last-eight match against the second-placed team from Pool D in Marseille...

RWC Match Day Programme France vs Italy

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There’s a lot riding on the final match of Pool A in Lyon. Host nation France will want to book their place in the quarter-finals with a perfect four wins from four pool phase matches. For the...

RWC 2023 review: Namibia

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Namibia may have left France without having registered their first Rugby World Cup win, but they brought joy to fans in packed stadiums throughout their adventure across the four cities that hosted their...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: France v Italy

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There’s a lot riding on the final match of Pool A in Lyon. Host nation France will want to book their place in the quarter-finals with a perfect four wins from four pool phase matches. Maxime Lucu...

Uruguay reaction (head coach Meneses, captain Vilaseca, Alonso, Mieres)

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

MIXED ZONE Juan Manuel Alonso, centre On Uruguay presenting New Zealand's Sam Whitelock with a special Uruguay shirt to commemorate his 150th cap: "Whitelock came to say some words, we gave him a 150-cap...

RWC Match Day Programme New Zealand vs Uruguay

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

NIt’s a simple equation. A bonus-point win and New Zealand are heading to the quarter-finals, no matter what happens between France and Italy at the same venue on Friday night. Thirteen places...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: New Zealand v Uruguay

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks’ big win over Italy last week means that they are in a strong position heading into their final Pool A match against Uruguay in Lyon. It’s a simple equation. A bonus-point win...