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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...

South Africa 26-10 New Zealand: Pollard and Marx masterclass guides Springboks to victory

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Faf de Klerk injured in the opening exchanges, Handre Pollard held a steady hand to guide South Africa to victory over New Zealand.   Handre Pollard stepped up to the plate in 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...

South Africa v New Zealand: Stats, Facts, Line Ups

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off for the 102nd time on Saturday with the rivalry taken to a new destination, Nelspruit.   Saturday's test will be just the fourth time South Africa...

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...

Connacht Rugby have signed Scottish hooker Grant Stewart on a short term, six-month contract.

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby can announce the club have signed Scottish hooker Grant Stewart on a short term, six-month contract. Stewart arrives at The Sportsground to provide further injury cover and depth for the...

All Black centre set to head to Japan

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has been confirmed that All Black centre Ngani Laumape will be moving on from Stade Francais with his next stop being the Japanese League One.    Laumape’s stay in France has not been...

Andy Farrell Signs Ireland Rugby Contract Extension

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland Men’s Head Coach Andy Farrell has signed a two-year contract extension that will see him remain in his position until at least August 2025.   In his address to Council Kevin Potts,...

Every TOP14 Clubs New Signing Ahead Of The 2022/23 Season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier will be looking to defend their maiden TOP 14 title in 2022/23.     We take a look at their new signings as well as all the other new arrivals in the league ahead of...