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World Rugby announces Phil Davies as the new Director of Rugby

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Davies brings a wealth of high performance, technical and people management skills to the role having spent more than 25 years coaching elite teams, including Cardiff Blues, Scarlets and Worcester Warriors...

World Rugby confirms Six Nations 2022 officials

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match officials for the Guinness Six Nations 2022, which kicks off on 5 February.   While the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge logistics, it has been...

Uruguay and Chile move up World Rugby Men’s Rankings

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Uruguay’s convincing 34-15 victory over USA in Montevideo on Saturday saw them clinch the Americas 1 qualification place at Rugby World Cup 2023 and also lifted them above the Eagles in the World...

Eddie Jones confirms England exit after 2023 World Cup

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has revealed that he intends to leave his role after the 2023 World Cup in France.     After naming England's 45-man training squad, Jones was asked whether...

England to bid for 2031 World Cup

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Guardian has reported that England will take a run at the 2031 World Cup.   The Rugby Football Union has confirmed its intention to bid to host the 2031 World Cup as part of a long-term...

World Rugby considers plans to host a World Cup every two years

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby is exploring the idea of hosting a Rugby World Cup every two years.   Chief executive of World Rugby, Alan Gilpin, told the Telegraph the radical move is “being considered”.   They...

All Blacks edge closer to Springboks at top of World Rugby Men’s Rankings

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have cut South Africa’s lead at the top of the World Rugby Men’s Rankings by just over one rating point after completing a clean sweep of Bledisloe Cup victories...

All Blacks coach Foster re-signs until end of 2023 Rugby World Cup

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has signed a contract extension through to the 2023 Rugby World Cup.     New Zealand Rugby (NZR) made the announcement on Tuesday after Foster replaced Steve...

Latest World Rankings: Wales Fall, Argentina Rise

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the weekend's test action, Wales have fallen to ninth on the World Rugby Rankings with Argentina moving into their highest position since June 2016.   Los Pumas' 33-11 in Cardiff...

Samoa seal Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification with play-off win over Tonga

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa secured Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification with a 37-15 defeat of Tonga in Hamilton on Saturday.     Holding a healthy 42-13 advantage from the first leg in Auckland last...