rugbyworldcup2023

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...

France: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Passion, exhilaration, devastation: France's Rugby World Cup 2023 campaign explored the extremes of emotion. Abiding memoryIt’s difficult to pin one down after the emotional roller-coaster that...

Quarter-Final Preview: France v South Africa

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The last of the quarter-finals. One semi-final place up for grabs. The hosts  - second in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings powered by Capgemini - against the defending champions and...

Stats review - what do the figures reveal about the teams heading home?

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and Australia were the two topped-rank teams to miss out on the knockout stage at Rugby World Cup 2023, but there was plenty to be positive about for teams such as Portugal, Georgia and Tonga. Pool...

Italy: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With 24 of their 33-man squad competing at their first Rugby World Cup and an overall average age of 26 it was always likely to be a tough task for Italy to progress to the knockout stages for the first...

Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Abiding memoryPlaying against two of the top teams in the world, for the first time in a global tournament, was huge for Uruguay, a small country desperate to maintain its progress on the world stage....

Match Preview: Wales v Georgia

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have already qualified for the quarter-finals, but a point here against Georgia will ensure top spot in Pool C and set up a last-eight match against the second-placed team from Pool D in Marseille...

RWC Match Day Programme France vs Italy

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There’s a lot riding on the final match of Pool A in Lyon. Host nation France will want to book their place in the quarter-finals with a perfect four wins from four pool phase matches. For the...

RWC 2023 review: Namibia

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Namibia may have left France without having registered their first Rugby World Cup win, but they brought joy to fans in packed stadiums throughout their adventure across the four cities that hosted their...