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Hansen: Springboks showdown will have no bearing on World Cup clash

18 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen says beating South Africa on Saturday would be a tonic for New Zealand but he does not anticipate the outcome having any bearing on their Rugby World Cup showdown in September.     The...

Morning Round Up - News from around the globe

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Creevy to miss Australia game:   Agustin Creevy will miss the Pumas Rugby Championship game in Australia due to a shoulder injury. He was forced off in the second half against the All Blacks.     Eddie...

Latest World Rankings

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa have closed in on fourth place in the World Rugby Rankings following their win over Australia, while New Zealand survived a big scare to keep their unbeaten record against Los Pumas intact.   Argentina...

Ultimate Rugby's Rugby Championship Player of Round One

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Championship kicked off this past weekend with the Springboks and All Blacks each kicking their 2019 seasons off with victories over Australia and Argentina respectively.   The Springboks...

Monday Morning Round Up

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Player Ratings: Springboks v Wallabies     The Springboks claimed their first victory of 2019 claiming a 35-17 victory over Australia with debut scrumhalf scoring a brace as they picked...

Augustin Creevy to miss Wallabies clash

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina will have to face Australia in Brisbane this Saturday without the help of hooker Augustin Creevy.      The 34-year-old suffered a shoulder injury in the 16-20 Rugby...

Watch: Beauden Barrett's try saving tackle against Los Pumas

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black first five Beauden Barrett is often lauded for his attacking prowess, however this weekend against the Pumas he produced a fantastic cover tackle saving a certain try.   With the Pumas...

Takeaways from Round One of the Rugby Championship

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks comprehensively beat the Wallabies in the opening round of the Rugby Championship while the All Blacks managed to avoid defeat against a fired-up Los Pumas side.   We take a looking...

Springboks name squad to travel to New Zealand

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks have confirmed a touring squad of 36 players for their Rugby Championship matches against New Zealand and Argentina in the next three weeks.   SA Rugby Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus,...

Gamble pays off for Hansen as New Zealand get 'money in the bank'

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Steve Hansen says New Zealand's less-experienced players will learn from a huge battle with Argentina.     Steve Hansen said New Zealand's hard-fought Rugby Championship win over...