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World Rugby u20 Championship Semi-finalists confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

France booked their place in the World Rugby U20 Championship 2024 semi-finals with a hard-fought 29-11 victory against Wales in difficult conditions at Athlone Sports Stadium on Tuesday. The result,...

World Rugby u20 Championship | Argentina and Italy upsets

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The race to the World Rugby U20 Championship 2024 semi-finals took several twists and turns on Thursday as England, Ireland and New Zealand maintained their 100 per cent starts, Argentina and Italy...

Highlanders announce five new signings

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders continue to build for the future with the confirmed signings of five talented young players. Adding to the home-grown talents of Will Stodart and Josh Whaanga, joining the Highlanders in...

World Rugby u20 Championship | Round 1 roundup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby U20 Championship kicked off in Cape Town on Saturday with six matches on the opening day, as France opened the defence of their title with a laboured victory over tournament debutants Spain...

New Zealand name their U20 squad ahead of the U20 Championship

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fresh from winning the inaugural The Rugby Championship (TRC) Under 20 tournament, the New Zealand squad for the upcoming World U20 Championships has been named.The team heads to South Africa next month,...

O'Connor And McDermott Return For Reds At Suncorp Stadium

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

James O’Connor and Tate McDermott will make their returns for the Queensland Reds in Friday night’s clash against the Melbourne Rebels at Suncorp Stadium.The duo will be experienced finishers...

Junior Boks learn lessons from tense draw against NZ

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was not the result they wanted, but the Junior Springboks were happy with the effort and learnings from their U20 Rugby Championship opener played in very difficult conditions against a strong New Zealand...

New Zealand U20 team named to play South Africa U20

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes and Manawatū hooker Vernon Bason will captain the New Zealand Under 20 team against South Africa in the opening match of the inaugural Rugby Championship Under 20 Tournament at Sunshine Coast...

All Black great Samuel Whitelock announces retirement from professional rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samuel Whitelock has announced he will retire from all professional rugby at the end of the current club season in France where he is playing for Pau.The 35-year-old has called time on an illustrious professional...

The Cross-Border Rugby Begins

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cross-Border Rugby competition between leading clubs from Japan Rugby League One and DHL Super Rugby Pacific kicks-off on Saturday when the five-time Japanese champions Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath battle...