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Weekend Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA name 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup     The USA has officially announced the 31-player squad for Rugby World Cup Japan 2019.     Head Coach Gary Gold has named...

World Ranking Permutations: Ireland have another shot at top spot

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Several teams get the chance for one last hit-out this weekend before flying to Japan for Rugby World Cup 2019 and potentially improve their rankings.         View this post...

World Rugby Sevens Players of the Year 2019 nominees announced

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has revealed the shortlists for the Men’s and Women’s Sevens Players of the Year 2019 awards, which will be presented at the World Rugby Awards at The Prince Park Tower in Tokyo,...

Five Tier Two Players To Watch At The Rugby World Cup

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching with most nations having already confirmed their 31 man squads for the showpiece in Japan.       As we continue to build to what many fans, coaches...

Fiji RWC Squad Update: Lee-Roy Atalifo replaces injured Kalivati Tawake

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stand-by prop Lee-Roy Atalifo has been called into the 31 member Flying Fijians Rugby World Cup squad today.   Kalivati Tawake has been ruled out, suffering a knee injury during the Pasifika Challenge...

Safety first in Wallabies selection for final pre-World Cup outing | Bret Harris

3 months ago by The Guardian

Michael Cheika has opted to rest key players rather than pick a full-strength side to avert another upset at the hands of SamoaThe Wallabies have been upset before by Samoa in a World Cup year – a stunning...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones Names Team For Final World Cup Warm Up Match   A mix and match selection strategy sees Joe Marchant named at outside centre with Piers Francis at inside centre. Owen Farrell, who captains...

Russia Name RWC Squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Russia head coach Lyn Jones has named his 31-man squad for Japan 2019, including eight players who also appeared during the Bears’ Rugby World Cup debut in New Zealand eight years ago.   Eight...

Tonga name Rugby World Cup squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga Head Coach Toutai Kefu has confirmed his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.     Players from clubs in England, France, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, USA and Tongan based...

Weekend Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sekope Kepu to retire from International Rugby at the end of 2019     Wallabies veteran Sekope Kepu has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following...