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CONFRIMED: Cheika named Argentina's new head coach

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina have confirmed that Michael Cheika will assume responsibility as head coach of the team until the end of the Rugby World Cup 2023.     ¡Bienvenido, Michael! Cheika estuvo...

Explained: World Rugby Rankings

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The men’s and women’s World Rugby Rankings are calculated using a points exchange system, in which sides take points off each other based on the match result.     Whatever...

Michael Cheika appointed NEC Green Rockets Director of Rugby

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top League side NEC Green Rockets have announced that former Australian coach Michael Cheika has been appointed Director of Rugby.     In a statement, the club said, "NEC Green Rockets will...

Barbarians return to Twickenham to face Samoa in Killik Cup

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Barbarian F.C. will face Samoa this autumn as the two sides meet at Twickenham for the Killik Cup on Saturday 27 November.     It will be just the second time the teams have met, the first...

Alan Gilpin appointed as World Rugby CEO

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced that Alan Gilpin will be its new CEO.   Gilpin, 47, has a revered reputation in both the sporting and business communities and has shouldered the responsibility of Interim...

Dan Carter hailed as an 'icon' and one of the greats after announcing retirement

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

There was a wave of tributes to legendary fly-half Dan Carter after the All Blacks great announced his retirement on Saturday.     Dan Carter was hailed as "one of the best to have ever...

Ireland and France to do battle in 100th test match

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a weekend of special significance between Ireland and France as it will mark the 100th test match between the two proud rugby nations.   Since 1909, the green and blue jerseys have clashed...

2015 Rugby World Cup Hero Ayumu Goromaru Set To Retire

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Brave Blossoms' fullback  Ayumu Goromaru has announced that he will retire after the upcoming 2021 Top League season.   The 34-year-old, who earned 57 caps for Japan and had spells with...

Rob Kearney calls time on brilliant career

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster’s sombre exit from the Champions Cup yesterday heralded the conclusion of a noteworthy rugby career, that of Rob Kearney’s.   Kearney attended Clongowes Wood College and was...

TOP 10: Rugby World Cup 2015 was filled with brilliant last-ditch tackles

2 years ago by Rugby Dump

Rugby World Cup 2015 gave us many great memories. Hosts England didn't make it out of the pool stages, Japan famously defeated South Africa, and the All Blacks were crowned back-to-back champions. Today,...