Italy name side to tackle the Wallabies

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Kieran Crowley, Head Coach of the Italian Men's Rugby Team, has made official the formation that will face Australia on Saturday 12 November at 2 pm at the Franchi Stadium in Florence, the second...

Latest World Rankings: Argentina Climb, South Africa Fall

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby Rankings have been updated following the action in the Autumn Nations Series, Rugby World Cup qualifiers and other internationals.   The weekend's Autumn Nations Series action has...

Autumn Nations Series Team of the Week

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Test rugby was back in full swing this weekend, with the best of the South taking on the best of the North.     A fascinating weekend of rugby kicked off with Scotland taking on...

Australia break Fiji hearts to win Hong Kong Sevens

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia clinched a thrilling final 20-17 to claim the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens crown and bring to an end Fiji’s dominance that had seen them take the last five titles in Hong Kong. A...

RWC Qualifier: USA Team Preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four teams will take to The Sevens Stadium pitch on Sunday as the round-robin RWC 2023 Final Qualification Tournament, which will run until 18 November, gets underway. At the end of the three match days...

HIGHLIGHTS: Italy v Samoa

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Scots square off against Fiji for the ninth time

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the ninth time in their histories, the Scots and Fiji will lock horns, this time at Murrayfield.   Fiji will have braced themselves for a backlash from Scotland after the latter came agonisingly...

World Rankings Permutations Top spot on the line in Dublin

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland's status as the world’s best team is under threat from the reigning champions.   South Africa will replace Ireland as the number one ranked team in the world if they beat them at the...

Stats and facts: Italy v Samoa

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

To begin Italy’s Autumn campaign, Kieran Crowley’s side will have a tricky matchup with Samoa before ending November with Tests against Australia and South Africa.   Here are a few stats...

Tim Mikkelson returns for 99th All Blacks Sevens tournament

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the world’s most decorated sevens players, Tim Mikkelson, will return from injury at the Hong Kong Sevens on 4-6 November. This will be his first tournament since claiming a silver medal at...