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Savea scores as Toulon start campaign with Agen trouncing

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former New Zealand winger Julian Savea scored as Toulon crushed Agen 44-25 on Saturday in the opening round of the French Top 14 campaign. Savea, 29, who failed to score until three months into last season,...

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,...

Three Changes to Wales Starting XV to Face England

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has made three changes to his side to face England in Cardiff on Saturday with Jake Ball, James Davies and Dan Biggar coming into the starting XV.   Ball comes into the second...

Scotland name team to face France

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has named the Scotland team to face France in the opening Summer Test match at the Allianz Riviera in Nice this Saturday.   The match will be the first of four...

Scotland release 4 players from Rugby World Cup squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Gregor Townsend today released four players from Scotland’s Rugby World Cup training squad, reducing it to a 40-man group.     Glasgow Warriors pair Nick...

Allan Alaalatoa Honoured with Brett Robinson Award

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Prop forward Allan Alaalatoa has been honoured at the Brumbies annual awards evening by winning the Brett Robinson Award for Super Rugby Player of the Year for the first time.  Alaalatoa played sixteen...

Faletau ruled out of Wales' World Cup squad through injury

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Taulupe Faletau will miss the Rugby World Cup after suffering a clavicle injury in training, Wales have confirmed.   The Bath flanker had been set to be a key player for his country in...

Fiji testing depth against the Maori All Blacks with the World Cup looming

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Flying Fijians head into their test match of the year against the Maori All Blacks having ended a 62-year-long drought against the Kiwi side last week.     Fiji has just four games remaining,...

Getting to know All Blacks' uncapped quartet

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the announcement of their 39-man squad for the upcoming Rugby Championship, we slightly shift our attention to the 4 new uncapped players in the squad, namely: Braydon Ennor, Josh Ioane,...

France win back-to-back World Rugby U20 Championship titles

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have successfully defended their World Rugby U20 Championship title, beating Australia 24-23 in the final in Rosario, Argentina on Saturday.   The future of French rugby looks to be in safe...