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Michael Hooper expecting 'dominant' Pocock at Rugby World Cup

21 hours 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...

Australia Name Rugby World Cup Squad

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has confirmed his 31-man squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. The squad, captained by Michael Hooper with Samu Kerevi as his deputy, boasts 1406 caps of Test experience,...

Fiji name squad for the Rugby World Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Rugby today named the squad to represent Fiji at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.     Head Coach John McKee said the squad, captained by Dominiko Waqaniburotu, has an opportunity to...

Latest World Rankings

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2019 hosts Japan equal their best-ever World Rugby Ranking after winning the Pacific Nations Cup while England moved up a place after ending Wales' record winning run.   Wales failed...

Weekend Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wonderful Wallabies hand All Blacks joint-heaviest defeat     Scott Barrett's first-half red card gave Australia the impetus to dismantle Bledisloe Cup rivals New Zealand in the Rugby...

Watch: Goneva scores a stunner against Samoa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran winger Vereniki Goneva became Fiji’s record try scorer with a stunning counter-attack try against Samoa on his return from injury in the Pacific Nations Cup on Saturday.     Goneva...

World Rugby Rankings permutations: It's not only Wales who could climb the rankings

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy weekend of men's and women's international matches could have significant impact on the World Rugby rankings. Here is everything you need to know:     Men's rankings headlines New...

Waist-high tackling one of six laws that could be adopted at the next Rugby World Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby have stated that a host of Law changes, including waist-high tackling, could be implemented by the time the next Rugby World Cup in 2023 comes around should their trials be successful.   Six...

Thursday Morning Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The All Blacks start two openside flankers for Bledisloe Cup opener   Steve Hansen has opted to start both Sam Cane and Ardie Savea for the All Blacks' clash with the Wallabies this weekend.   The...

Goneva returns to Fiji's starting XV

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran utility back Vereniki Goneva will start on the wings for the Flying Fijians in the final World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup match against Samoa at ANZ Stadium this Saturday.   The 35-year-old...