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Mo'unga to be 'fully fit and available' to face South Africa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks' head coach Steve Hansen and his fellow selectors have confirmed that playmaker Richie Mo'unga will be "fully fit and available" for the clash with the Springboks on September...

Michael Hooper expecting 'dominant' Pocock at Rugby World Cup

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia captain Michael Hooper expects David Pocock to be "dominant" upon his return from injury at the Rugby World Cup.     Pocock has been out of action since March due to a calf problem...

Latest World Rankings: Wales end New Zealand's run as the highest ranked test side

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their victory over England this past weekend, Wales have climbed to number one in the World Rugby Rankings for the first time since the rankings were introduced in October 2003.   Wales...

Steve Hansen provides an update on Richie Mo'unga

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen expects Richie Mo'unga to be available for New Zealand's Rugby World Cup campaign, dismissing worries over a shoulder injury.     New Zealand are confident an injury scare for...

Cheika: Australia must take Bledisloe Cup blow on the chin

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia coach Michael Cheika told his players to "suck it up" and move on to the next challenge after being thrashed 36-0 by New Zealand in Auckland.   With the Rugby World Cup getting under way...

Wales top of the world as Biggar makes his point

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

George North scored the only try and Dan Biggar answered his critics in a 13-6 win over England that put Wales top of the world rankings.     Wales moved to the top of the world rankings...

"A lot's been said all week and the guys really fronted" - Kieran Read

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand atoned for defeat in Perth by thrashing Australia 36-0 in Auckland to retain the Bledisloe Cup, pleasing captain Kieran Read.     All Blacks captain Kieran Read saluted his team-mates...

All Blacks take revenge with thumping Auckland victory

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand scored five tries in a clinical Bledisloe Cup victory over an Australia side who humbled them seven days earlier in Perth.       Picked off in Perth, but awesome in Auckland,...

Watch: Dane Coles WWE slams Nic White

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks' hooker Dane Coles was sent to the sin bin for 10 minutes in the final Bledisloe Cup test of 2019 as he slammed Wallabies scrumhalf Nic White to the ground.   The All Blacks were mauling...

Wallabies hungry to end Bledisloe drought - Hooper

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper knows Australia will have to shift into another gear to claim the Bledisloe Cup.   Michael Hooper says facing New Zealand with the prospect of ending a 17-year Bledisloe...