rugbyworldcup2023

Emirates Dubai 7s pools and schedule announced to kick off HSBC SVNS 2024

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the thrilling conclusion of Rugby World Cup 2023 attention now turns to the first event of the revamped and rebranded HSBC SVNS 2024, which gets underway on 2-3 December with the highly anticipated...

Quotes of the Tournament - 'Sport can be cruel sometimes - I guess that's why we love it'

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

"I am very powerful but I do not yet control the weather. It is a bit above my pay grade."Argentina head coach Michael Cheika on whether he wanted rain for their semi-final "I made a little joke saying...

RWC Match Day Programme New Zealand vs South Africa

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a tournament where the praises of the north were sung far and wide. Echoes of a first Northern Hemisphere victory since the heroics of Johnny Wilkinson's Engand side in 2003. However, much like most...

RWC Match Day Programme: Argentina vs England - Bronze Final

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate fixture is upon us. After many did not give them a chance going into the tournament, England shocked many by advancing all the way to the semi-final, only to narrowly lose to the defending...

New Zealand v South Africa - Five key contests in RWC 2023 final

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five key battles as New Zealand and South Africa both target a record fourth Rugby World Cup victory in the final at Stade de France on Saturday, 28 October. If Jordan’s try-scoring prowess before...

Will anyone claim a hat-trick of Mastercard Player of the Match awards?

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at which players, and positions, have dominated the Mastercard Player of the Match awards at Rugby World Cup 2023. Five players have won multiple Mastercard Player of the Match awards at...

RWC Match Day Programme: England vs South Africa

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four years ago in Japan, South Africa triumphed over a very strong England side that had nullified an All Blacks team in the semi-final. The same All Blacks team that had beaten the Springboks in their...

RWC Match Day Programme New Zealand vs Argentina

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Only four teams remain and tonight, we will find out who will reign supreme and book their ticket into the final set to take place next week. Although both teams suffered deafeats in their opening pool...

Rassie Erasmus expects England to ‘have some beef’ with South Africa

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks’ director of rugby began the mind games ahead of Saturday’s Paris showdown. Rassie Erasmus expects semi-final opponents England to “have some beef” with South Africa...

Stats review - what do the figures reveal about the four semi-finalists?

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The quarter-finals all came down to the wire and so how did New Zealand, Argentina, South Africa and England make it through to the final four?   Argentina v New Zealand, Stade de France New Zealand’s...