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Australia A squad confirmed for Japan tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia A coach Jason Gilmore has confirmed a 34-man squad for the upcoming three-match tour against Japan XV in Japan.   Gilmore has named 12 capped Wallabies in the group plus current...

Ireland stun hosts South Africa as semi-finals confirmed at Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa’s hopes of lifting the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 trophy on home turf were ended in stunning style when Ireland’s men emphatically eliminated the hosts on quarter-finals day at...

Heavyweights flex their muscles on opening day of Rugby World Cup Sevens in Cape Town

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 kicked off in spectacular style at the Cape Town Stadium on Friday, as the big-name sides successfully navigated a day of high-stakes knockout matches. Cape Town is host...

Willie Los'e dies, aged 55

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Tonga captain and New Zealand U21 representative Willie Los’e has died at the age of 55.    Los’e was in South Africa to commentate on the imminent World Cup 7s tournament...

Exeter Chiefs sign Tongan back Solomone Kata

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs have bolstered their attacking options ahead of the new 2022/23 season with the addition of Tongan international Solomone Kata.     The 27-year-old is Rob Baxter’s...

Mixed fortunes for Team SA on first day at Commonwealth Games

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team have qualified for the Commonwealth Games quarter-finals after they beat Tonga (36-5) and Malaysia (46-0) in their two Pool B games in Birmingham on Friday, but it was a tough...

Neil Powell: Commonwealth Games requires different mindset

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell reckons the Rugby Sevens at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, England will require a different mindset because of the nature of event – a once-off, three-day...

Eight TOP 14 transfers you may have missed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022/23 season is fast approaching, and while some player movements are still to be finalised, some big transfers have flown under the radar.   We take a look at eight you may have...

Tonga qualify for World Cup after dismissing Hong Kong

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga have secured their place at the 2023 Rugby World Cup after beating Asian champions Hong Kong.     The Tongans romped to a 44-22 win in the Asia/Pacific play-off on Saturday at Australia's...

1, 999 caps: The most capped Test rugby XV of all time - by position

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another international test window has come and gone.    A thrilling and historic July test window saw new additions to the test centurion club, and we take a look at what the most capped...