Autumn Nations Series

Latest World Rankings: France up to fifth

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A drama-filled weekend of test rugby has seen plenty of change in the latest World Rugby Rankings.   France moved into the top 5 of the rankings while Romania entered the top 20.     England's...

France look to break 11 year hoodoo against All Blacks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has been 11 long years since France last won against the mighty All Blacks – a sad drought of positivity by anyone’s reckoning. However, come the evening of 20 November, it is very possible...

Looking ahead to an action-packed round of Autumn Nations Series

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A feast of rugby awaits fans around the world as Round 3 of the Autumn Nations Series offers a total of nine Test matches in what is sure to be an action-packed weekend.    Italy vs All...

All Blacks team named to play Italy

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Italy at Stadium Olimpico in Rome, on Saturday 6 November (Kick-off: 2.00PM CET / 2.00AM NZT Sunday) in the third match of the Tudor Northern Tour.  The...

The most capped Test rugby XV of all time - by position

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and British & Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones will become the first player to play 149 tests for one country on Saturday.   The 36-year-old second-rower will feature in his 161st test...

Gearing up for Round 2 of the Autumn Nations Series

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021 Autumn Nations Series kicked off in style over the past weekend with the Wallabies showing good determination on the pitch to see off Japan 32-23.     The All Blacks were on fire...

ABs dominate stats columns after Round 1 of Autumn Nations Series

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first weekend of the Autumn Nations Series saw Australia see off Japan 32-23 before the All Blacks ran riot against the USA, amassing a total of 104 points to which the USA could only respond with...

United States 14-104 New Zealand: Ruthless 16-try All Blacks run riot to win inaugural 1874 Cup Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand showed no mercy to the USA as they turned on the style at FedExField, running in 16 tries.   Will Jordan scored a hat-trick as rampant New Zealand tore the United States apart to win...

Luke Jacobson scores the All Blacks' fastest try EVER!

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks got off to a fast start against USA on Saturday with flanker Luke Jacobson scoring just 29 seconds into the match!   The flanker rounded out a fantastic try for the All Blacks right...