rugbyworldcup2023

Justin Tipuric inspires Ospreys to narrow victory over Zebre Parma

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Justin Tipuric was at his trademark, brilliant best as Ospreys bagged their first victory of this season’s United Rugby Championship with a 34-31 win over Zebre Parma at the Swansea.com Stadium. The...

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...

Retallick starts final ahead of Whitelock - New Zealand name team to play South Africa

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has named his match-day 23 to face South Africa at Stade de France on Saturday, with one change to the starting line-up from the semi-final against Argentina and one among...

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...

Ben Youngs, England's most-capped male player of all time, announces his retirement from International rugby

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leicester Tigers scrum half, who made his debut against Scotland in 2010, has been a mainstay in England squads since that cold evening in Edinburgh 13 years ago.  This weekend's Bronze...

RWC Match Day Programme: England vs South Africa

8 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

8 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...

Argentina v New Zealand - Three key contests

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In Friday’s first semi-final at Stade de France, Argentina play at this stage for the third time, after previous appearances in 2007 and 2015, while New Zealand are in a ninth RWC semi-final.Marcos...

Argentina v New Zealand - Three key contests

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three key battles as Argentina and New Zealand prepare to go head to head in the first of the Rugby World Cup 2023 semi-finals at Stade de France on Friday, 20 October. In Friday’s first semi-final...

World Rugby Women's Rankings preview: 20-21 October, 2023

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the permutations for the opening round of matches in WXV 1 in New Zealand and the second round of WXV 2 in South Africa and WXV 3 in Dubai. World Rugby has published the ranking...