Patrice Lagisquet: The man who unlocked Portugal's potential

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The former Os Lobos head coach looks back on his four years in charge, which included a stellar performance at Men's Rugby World Cup 2023. It all started with a simple approach to the president of the...

Monaco set to host World Rugby Sevens Repechage for Paris 2024 Olympics

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The rugby sevens repechage tournament for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 will take place in Monaco on 21-23 June, 2024. The prestigious event returns to Stade Louis II, which also hosted final qualification...

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

6 months 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

7 months 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...

Excitement mounts as Japan prepares to host Asian qualifier for 2024 Olympics

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eight men’s and seven women’s teams are making their way to Osaka ready to compete for a place at the Olympic Games Paris 2024 at this weekend’s Asia Rugby qualification tournament. In...

Uganda Rugby Cranes Stun Kenya Simba in Victoria Cup Final

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Uganda Rugby Cranes stunned Keny Simba 21-20 in a hotly contested final match of the Victoria Rugby Cup at Kings Park Arena in Kampala on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Kenya Simbas began the match strongly,...

TITLE-WINNING SCOTLAND RECEIVE BOOST IN WORLD RUGBY WOMEN’S RANKINGS

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

WXV 2 and WXV 3 came to a dramatic conclusion at the weekend with Scotland and Ireland taking their respective titles by the narrowest of margins, while there was a shock in WXV 1 as Australia defeated...

How things stand ahead of WXV 2 and WXV 3 final rounds

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With champions to be crowned and promotion and relegation to be decided, we run through the permutations facing the teams in Cape Town and Dubai. The curtain will come down on the inaugural WXV 2 and...

World Rugby Women's Rankings preview: 20-21 October, 2023

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the permutations for the opening round of matches in WXV 1 in New Zealand and the second round of WXV 2 in South Africa and WXV 3 in Dubai. World Rugby has published the ranking...

WXV 3: Spain shut out Kenya in Dubai

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Spain crossed the Kenyan try-line four times to secure a bonus-point 32-0 win at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai.   Spain kept Kenya scoreless, and crossed the whitewash four times themselves, to open...