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Ex-All Blacks coach Hansen fires 'chokers' warning to Ireland ahead of World Cup

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former New Zealand coach Steve Hansen warned in-form Ireland they still have a huge point to prove at the Rugby World Cup this year.   Andy Farrell's side completed a Grand Slam against England...

Borthwick 'can't do anything about the past' as England plot post-Six Nations success

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Borthwick says he "can't do anything about the past" with England, but the coach is looking forward to a lengthy World Cup build-up after their Six Nations efforts.   The former Leicester...

Try-scoring machine Marx massive for Spears

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

ROUND 11 WRAP: Malcolm Marx extended his try tally to eight from ten appearances for the Spears in their 40-27 win over the Blue Revs in Round 11 of the Japan Rugby League One over the weekend. First-half...

Wales up to ninth in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have moved up one place to ninth in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings following their 29-17 win against Italy in Rome.   Warren Gatland’s side had faced the prospect of dropping out...

Shaun Connor has joined the Wales Women's coaching team

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Women’s senior team have appointed Shaun Connor as their new full-time attack and kicking coach ahead of the forthcoming Six Nations campaign.   The former Dragons and Russia coach...

Brad Weber: We've still got improving to do

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Recognising that if they want to be genuine Super Rugby Pacific title contenders, the Chiefs took plenty from their inability to maintain their stranglehold of the game in a poor second half against Moana...

Ngcobo: Blitzboks determined to stop the slide

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team will leave no stone unturned to get back to winning ways when they return to South Africa on Tuesday after a disappointing North American leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.   The...

Springbok Women to play Canada and Spain in Madrid

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Women will face Canada and Spain later this month in a first outing for the national side since the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand last September.   South Africa will play Canada in...

Injuries force changes to Blitzbok squad for Vancouver

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby Sevens ‘A’ squad members Noegh Hayward and Gurshwin Wehr will join the Springbok Sevens team in Vancouver on Wednesday and will make their HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series debuts at...

'The best I've seen him play': How McKenzie stole the show vs Crusaders

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks greats Israel Dagg and Justin Marshall have praised Chiefs playmaker Damian McKenzie for his scintillating performance in the No. 10 jersey on Friday. If...