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Quade Cooper faces a race against time to make Rugby World Cup 2023

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies have produced an inspirational comeback to defeat Argentina 41-26 in Mendoza but the victory looks to have come at high cost with Quade Cooper sustaining another injury blow   Dave...

All Blacks slip to a new world rankings low

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand's 26-10 defeat at the hands of the Springboks has seen them slip to a new low of fifth in World Rugby rankings.   The All Blacks were demoted to an all-time low of fourth place after...

Second-half comeback sees Wallabies overcome Pumas in Mendoza

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia produced an excellent second-half showing to come from behind and secure a 41-26 victory against Argentina in Mendoza in the 2022 Rugby Championship. Having suffered a 2-1 series defeat at the...

The Rugby Championship: The Breakdown – Springboks preparing to pounce on struggling All Blacks

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand are in a crisis by their standards, and things do not get any easier as they start the Rugby Championship in South Africa.     South Africa are favourites to inflict a third consecutive...

REPORT: Gloucester to sign Zach Mercer ahead of 2023 World Cup

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to The Telegraph, Zach Mercer is on the verge of a return to the Premiership after a successful stint in the Top 14.     The move will allow the 25-year old to be eligible to represent...

World Rankings: New Zealand and Australia could fall to record lows

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the opening round of The Rugby Championship 2022 this weekend.   Ahead of the opening round of the competition, South Africa are...

All Blacks must step up for under-fire Foster in the heat of Springboks battle

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have been smarting from a historic defeat to Ireland, and Ian Foster needs a response in South Africa as he fights for his job.     Ian Foster will know there is more...

Uncapped Holloway starts, Cooper returns for Australia's clash with Pumas

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia head coach Dave Rennie has turned to the experience of Quade Cooper and the uncapped Jed Holloway to start against Argentina.     Jed Holloway will make his Test debut and Quade...

Former England scrumhalf Willi Heinz makes his NPC return

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England scrumhalf Willi Heinz makes his return to provincial rugby this weekend after being named on the Canterbury bench to face Manawatu in their NPC season opener.   Heinz left the Crusaders...

Exeter Chiefs sign Tongan back Solomone Kata

4 days 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...