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Ireland could snatch top ranking away from France

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France moved to the top of the World Rugby Rankings after last weekend's test action but they could move down just one week later.       World Rugby has published the...

Latest World Rankings: France go top, Ireland second

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have reached the summit of the World Rugby Rankings for the first time since the rankings were introduced.     Les Bleus go top and Ireland are now second in an unprecedented...

South Africa's top ranking on the line again this weekend

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A vastly changed Springbok 23 will be tasked with defending South Africa's top place on the World Rugby rankings, with three teams able to spring ahead of the Boks.       ...

Latest World Rankings: New Zealand, Australia and Argentina climb

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The SANZAAR nations claimed wins in the opening weekend of the July tests with New Zealand, Australia and Argentina all climbing the world rankings.       Australia...

JAPAN v FRANCE: Preview, Stats, Facts and Lineups

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan host France in Aichi on Saturday in what is just the fourth official meeting between the two sides since 1973.   The sides have met on 10 occasions, although France did not award...

South Africa's top spot on the World Rugby rankings under siege

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa's number one ranking is on the line this weekend, with New Zealand, France and Ireland capable of usurping the Springboks.       World Rugby have published...

Ranked: The Heaviest Test Packs This July

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The test season is back, and with all the squads locked in for July, we check the scales and see which team could field the heaviest pack.       Taking the weights listed...