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Rugby Australia chairman refuses to quit after Eddie Jones resignation

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hamish McLennan said the former England coach’s departure is a ‘hurdle we’ll overcome’. The chairman of Rugby Australia has said he will not quit following the resignation of coach...

Eddie Jones resigns from Australia job after poor World Cup campaign – reports

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has resigned as Australia head coach, according to reports in the country. The 63-year-old former England boss was in charge of a disastrous World Cup campaign, which saw Australia fail to...

Ardie Savea named World Rugby Men's Player of the Year 2023

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand number eight Ardie Savea has been crowned World Rugby Men’s 15s Player of the Year in partnership with Mastercard, receiving the prestigious accolade at a star-studded World Rugby Awards...

Nominees revealed for World Rugby Awards 2023

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today revealed the first shortlists for the prestigious World Rugby Awards 2023, which will be presented at the Opéra Garnier in Paris on Sunday, 29 October. Winners in 11 categories...

Will anyone claim a hat-trick of Mastercard Player of the Match awards?

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at which players, and positions, have dominated the Mastercard Player of the Match awards at Rugby World Cup 2023. Five players have won multiple Mastercard Player of the Match awards at...

Wayne Barnes to referee Rugby World Cup 2023 final

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes will take charge of the Rugby World Cup 2023 final between New Zealand and South Africa at Stade de France on Saturday, 28 October. Barnes, the world’s most-capped referee...

Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji enjoyed a history-making Rugby World Cup 2023 by reaching the last eight for the first time in 16 years and left a thrilling mark on the tournament. Abiding memory  England back-row Courtney...

Josh Adams believes Jac Morgan and Dewi Lake are ‘massive figureheads’ for Wales

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales co-captains Morgan and Lake made their presence felt at the World Cup. Wales wing Josh Adams believes that World Cup co-captains Jac Morgan and Dewi Lake will be “massive figureheads”...

Quarter-Final Preview: England v Fiji

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji return to the quarter-final stage for the first time since 2007, and the same ground where – 16 years ago – they gave eventual champions South Africa an almighty scare in their last-eight...

Biggar, skills coach Jenkins and Costelow chat ahead of their Quarter Final

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Biggar, fly-half On what excites him about Rugby World Cup quarter-final weeks: "The first thing is the prize at the end of it. We have spoken all week about we’re not quite ready to go home...