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Turnbull leads Cardiff on 200th appearance

8 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh Turnbull returns to captain Cardiff on his 200th competitive appearance for the club. The Blue and Blacks make three changes for the visit of BKT United Rugby Championship leaders Leinster to the...

Scarlets’ dual-code dragon: The Origins of Sam Lousi

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales is known for its dragons. Adorned across their national flag, the dragon is frequently depicted in fiction as a monstrously large creature, capable of sudden and devastating destruction. It is appropriate...

Pacific Nations Cup 2024 set to level up global competitiveness as new brand, format and fixtures are announced

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today unveiled the vibrant new brand, format and fixtures for the reimagined Pacific Nations Cup, a six-team annual competition featuring Canada, Fiji, Japan, Samoa, Tonga, and USA designed...

World Rugby Men's Rankings preview: 17-18 February, 2024

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the third round of the Rugby Europe Championship this weekend. Permutation highlights: Georgia cannot improve on 13th place this weekend as they...

Belcher captains Cardiff for return to URC action

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Liam Belcher captains Cardiff as they return to BKT United Rugby Championship action against Connacht on Saturday (17:15). A capacity crowd is anticipated at Cardiff Arms Park as the Blue and Blacks celebrate...

Dan jones to make 150th appearance in Munster clash

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Jones will make his 150th Scarlets appearance when BKT United Rugby Championship action resumes on Friday night with the visit of Munster to Parc y Scarlets (19:35 BBC Wales).   The fly-half...

Super Rugby Pacific 2024 Season Officially Launched

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2024 Super Rugby Pacific season was officially launched in Auckland earlier today as the 12 team captains came together for the first time in the history of the revamped competition. The...

France in unfamiliar territory and Wales just miss record – Six Nations stats

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of the 2024 Guinness Six Nations produced three eventful games. France prop up the Guinness Six Nations table for the first time in over a decade while Wales narrowly missed out on a...

The Crusaders travel to the North as they reveal squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman Mako lock Quinten Strange will lead the Crusaders during their Northern Tour when the reigning Super Rugby champions come up against Munster and the Bristol Bears next month. The Crusaders flew...

Sevens captains ready for the challenge in Dubai

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Opening round of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 takes place at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai on 12-14 January The 12-team men’s and women’s competition format replicates the Olympic...