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Pools announced for World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 opening round in Dubai

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pools have been announced for the opening round of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 in Dubai on 12-14 January. Pools are drawn for the opening round of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger...

World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 schedule announced

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger provides a promotion pathway to HSBC SVNS 2025 Top four placed men’s and women’s teams will secure their place in the new promotion and relegation...

World Rugby Women's Rankings preview: 13-14 October, 2023

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the opening round of matches in the inaugural WXV 2 and WXV 3 tournaments this weekend.  Permutation highlights: As the highest-ranked team...

Gregor Townsend keen to inspire nation as Scotland ride wave of sporting success

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend has called on his Rugby World Cup hopefuls to play their part in ramping up the feelgood factor of a nation in what promises to be a passion-stirring autumn for Scottish sport.   The...

All Black Rugby World Cup Squad Announced

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Jason Ryan and Joe Schmidt have named the All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France. The squad was announced by former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw in Napier...

World Rugby U20 Championship 2023: Pool C preview

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa have only once failed to make the semi-finals of the World Rugby U20 Championship, yet their sole title success remains the one they lifted in their home campaign of 2012.   The Junior...

Switzerland reach record high in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Switzerland have reached their highest ever position in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings.   A 32-22 win over Croatia in Markarska improved their rating to 55.32 points, which was enough for...

Top Tries - Finals Weekend Rugby Europe Championship

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at the Top 5 tries from the Finals weekend in Badajoz and Amsterdam.  

Georgia equal all-time high in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia have closed to within 1.16 points of a historic place in the world’s top 10 after successfully defending their Rugby Europe Championship title with a 38-11 victory in Sunday’s final...

World Rugby Men's Rankings Preview: 18-19 March, 2023

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the final round of matches in the Guinness Six Nations and Rugby Europe 2023 this weekend.      Permutation highlights:   Neither...