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World Rugby Men's Rankings preview: 19-21 July, 2024

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the July internationals this weekend. Permutation highlights: Only two of the teams ranked in the top five in the world are in action this weekend,...

A quick look: Japan vs Italy

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy and Japan are set to clash in an epic internatioanl friendly over the weekend. The Italians are coming off an energising 36-14 victory against Tonga, having lost 33-35 to Samoa the previous week.  Meanwhile...

Fixtures confirmed for second edition of WXV

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today unveiled the pools and action-packed match schedule for WXV, the highly anticipated return of the women’s 15s competition which promises thrilling encounters across all three...

Italy claim joint highest position in World Rugby Men's Rankings

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the main winners and losers from a rankings perspective after a busy weekend of test matches around the globe. Italy have moved above Australia in the World Rugby Men's Rankings after...

World Rugby Men's Rankings preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the July internationals this weekend. Permutation highlights: Ireland can only return to top spot if they beat South Africa by more than 15 points...

A head to head look at Argentina vs France

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

France will continue their tour of South America with a match against Uruguay today.  After dismantling Argentina last week, 28-13, Les Bleus will take the young lineup to Montevideo to take on Los...

Samoa produce comeback upset victory over Italy

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The home side scored four tries to three in a successful start to the tenure of new coach Mahonri Schwalger and newly appointed captain Theo McFarland. Italy were favoured to win, coming off an encouraging...

Gallagher set to debut for Italy against Samoa

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Italian Men’s Rugby National Team head coach Gonzalo Quesada, has announced the team that will face the hosts Samoa on Friday 5 July at 5pm local time (6am Italian time) in Apia in the first...

Michael Cheika announced as head coach of Leicester Tigers

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

eicester Tigers are pleased to confirm the appointment of Michael Cheika as the club’s new Head Coach ahead of the 2024/25 season.   He joins Tigers after a two-year stint as Head Coach...