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Japan crowned World Rugby U20 Trophy champions

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

On a thrilling final day of the World Rugby U20 Trophy in São José dos Campos, Brazil, Japan have beaten Portugal in a last gasp victory to be crowned 2019 champions and secure promotion...

England squad update: Joe Marchant joins the squad travelling to Treviso

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has called up 38 players for England’s third official Rugby World Cup training camp in Treviso, Italy (22 July until 2 August).    The squad will fly this...

Stats & Facts: Argentina vs New Zealand

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jose Amalfitani Stadium will open its gates to Argentina vs All Blacks on Saturday for the first round the of Rugby Championship, and we take a look at some key stats and facts ahead of the match.       1. This...

A statistical look at the first round of The Rugby Championship

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina will have to produce something special to claim a historic win over New Zealand in their Rugby Championship opener.       New Zealand will be expected to continue their dominance...

Monday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji stun Maori All Blacks     A 62 year record was crushed in Suva as Fiji earned a comprehensive win over the Maori All Blacks. In true Fijian style they showed incredible hands and spatial...

Brown, Smith & Dombrandt join England squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The England men’s squad will assemble today in Bristol for their second Rugby World Cup training camp (14-18 July).  40 players have been called up with Harlequins players Mike Brown, Alex...

Addison joins the Ireland squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland squad have been in Galway this week for their third week of Rugby World Cup pre-season training.   The squad has been boosted by the arrival of Will Addison who joined the squad earlier...

RIP James Small (1969-2019)

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok wing James Small, a member of the 1995 Rugby World Cup winning squad, has died suddenly from a heart attack on Wednesday.   The 50-year-old Small was rushed to hospital in Johannesburg...

Huge Injury Scare For Ireland As Preparations Continue Ahead Of The Rugby World Cup - Reports

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland's Rugby World Cup preparations have been disrupted by an injury to Jonathan Sexton who is currently unable to participate in full training according to report by Rúaidhrí O'Connor...

Eddie Jones names 35-man World Cup training squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his official Rugby World Cup 2019 training squad.   35 players will assemble at The Lensbury Hotel on Sunday (7 July) for England's first official...