World Rugby upholds Spain's disqualification, Romania qualify

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby have confirmed that Spain's appeal against their disqualification from next year's Rugby World Cup has been dismissed.   Spain were found guilty of fielding an ineligible...

Pacific Nations Cup returns in July for its 15th edition

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji will host the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2022, which also features Australia A, Samoa and Tonga, from 2-16 July with matches taking place in Suva and Lautoka.     The tournament...

"We have been deceived" - President of the Spanish Federation speaks on 2023 RWC disqualification

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The president of the Spanish Federation, Alfonso Feijoo, has spoken after seeing Spain out of the World Cup after qualifying 23 years later.     Spain had qualified for the Rugby...

Spain disqualified from Rugby World Cup 2023

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Spain have been disqualified for a second Rugby World Cup in a row.   Spain had qualified for the Rugby World Cup in France as the winners of Europe 2. They were set to feature in Pool B along with South...

Spain Qualify for RWC 2023

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Los Leones will make the short trip to France for Rugby World Cup 2023 as the Europe 2 qualifier following a 33-28 defeat of Portugal in Madrid on Sunday. Victory at Estadio Nacional Universidad ensures...

Georgia qualify for RWC 2023 after World Rugby confirm the implications of Russia’s suspension

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following World Rugby’s suspension of Russia and Belarus from all international and cross-border rugby competitions, the Rugby World Cup Board has confirmed the resulting implications for the European...

Explained: World Rugby Rankings

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The men’s and women’s World Rugby Rankings are calculated using a points exchange system, in which sides take points off each other based on the match result.     Whatever...

Pools confirmed for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Preparations for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France marked an important milestone today with confirmation of the pools for the 10th edition of the pinnacle competition in men’s 15s rugby.   The...

When the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw will take place and how it will work

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Draw is the moment fans and teams have been waiting for. Each participating nation will discover their future opposition when the balls are drawn on 14 December at the iconic Palais Brongniart. Due...

Revealed: How The Draw Will Work For The 2023 Rugby World Cup

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have announced that the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw will take place in Paris at Palais Brongniart on 14 December 2020.   The Draw will be pushed...