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Liam Squire gives green light be to included in All Blacks World Cup squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks flank Liam Squire has given the All Blacks management the green light to be included in the 31-man squad for the upcoming World Cup in Japan.     The 28-year-old hasn't...

Latest World Rankings: Wales end New Zealand's run as the highest ranked test side

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their victory over England this past weekend, Wales have climbed to number one in the World Rugby Rankings for the first time since the rankings were introduced in October 2003.   Wales...

Weekend Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Will Miller signs for Brumbies   Brumbies have announced that Will Miller will join the club from the Waratahs having signed a 2-year contract with the club.    The backrower, who has...

“It’s nice to learn when you’re winning” – Erasmus

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus breathed a sigh of relief and confirmed that his 2019 Springbok squad continued on a trajectory of progress following a 24-18 victory over Argentina in a Test at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria...

Springboks rely on Nkosi class to see off Pumas

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sbu Nkosi produced two flashes of brilliance as South Africa ground out a 24-18 victory over Argentina at Loftus Versfeld.   The Sharks wing dashed over for a pair of silky tries that were out of...

Wallabies hungry to end Bledisloe drought - Hooper

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper knows Australia will have to shift into another gear to claim the Bledisloe Cup.   Michael Hooper says facing New Zealand with the prospect of ending a 17-year Bledisloe...

World Rankings Permutations: The All Blacks reign under threat from European trio

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A total of four nations could end the test weekend as the highest-ranked side in the World Rugby Rankings, two of them for the first time in history.   Here is how the Rankings stand heading into...

A statistical look at the Bledisloe Cup decider

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand host Australia at fortress Eden Park looking for a first win in three Tests to retain the Bledisloe Cup.     Australia will be out to prove their thrashing of New Zealand last...

Two of Australia's brightest talents commit long-term to the Reds

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Rugby Union have announced that scrumhalf Tate McDermott and backrower Fraser McReight have signed with the St.George Queensland Reds for a further four years.   Rising star halfback Tate...

Thursday Morning Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies name team to face New Zealand   Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made just the one forced change to his starting side ahead of Saturday night’s Bledisloe Cup decider with New Zealand...