Autumn Nations Series

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

On this day in 2020: Rugby World Cup draw - Hosts France to face New Zealand, South Africa in with Ireland and Scotland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2023 hosts France will face New Zealand in the pool phase, while reigning champions South Africa have been paired with Ireland and Scotland.    France and three-time winners...

Autumn Nations Series: 2022 Try of the Series Nominees

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The nominees for the top ten tries of the 2022 Autumn Nations Series are in - and they're special!  

'Look at Mourinho, Pochettino, Wenger' – Ugo Monye questions if Eddie Jones has reached end of the line with England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has lost the support of England's fans and may be an example of a world-class coach who has stayed too long in his job, like Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho.   That is the verdict of...

URC the perfect breeding ground for NextGen Springboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Autumn Nations Series this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played...

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

One final twist in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Autumn Nations Series comes to a close, Australia climb the rankings after a dramatic 39-34 win over Wales while South Africa fall just short of taking third place off New Zealand following a 27-13...

Woodward calls for Jones dismissal if England lose Six Nations opener against Scotland

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones should be sacked as England head coach if his side fail to beat Scotland in next year's Six Nations opener, says former boss Clive Woodward.   The Australian oversaw a 27-13 defeat to...

Argentina international Ignacio Ruiz joins London Irish

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish can today confirm the signing of Argentina international Ignacio Ruiz.   The 21-year-old hooker joins up with the Exiles with immediate effect, adding to Irish’s already plentiful...

Scotland climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The record books were rewritten on another dramatic weekend of test rugby which had it all.   Georgia’s shock win over Wales in Cardiff, Scotland’s helter-skelter game against Argentina,...