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Lomani turns down Premiership move

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fijian scrum-half Frank Lomani has turned down the lure of playing for Wasps so he can spend time at home and also prepare for the Rugby World Cup.   The Fijian Drua halback was linked to Wasps...

Cape Town 7s Preview

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The HSBC Sevens Series returns to the beautiful Western Cape this weekend as the Cape Stadium plays hosts to the Cape Town 7s once again.   The 2018 series champions the Blitzboks will go into the...

Ultimate Rugby's Test Team Of The Year

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With test rugby going on a break until next year we look back at the year that was in 2018 and pick our team of the year.   Ireland are understandably well represented while there are a few surprises...

World Rugby Top 10 locked in for 2018

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji climb to their highest position of eighth in the World Rugby Rankings, while Canada return to the top 20 after securing qualification for the Rugby World Cup 2019.       A...

Fiji celebrate huge upset with touching song and classy gesture

8 months ago by Rugby Dump

Fiji beat France for the first time ever on Saturday, claiming a well-deserved win over Les Blues for the first time in ten outings. Their post-match celebration, as seen countless times in Sevens, was...

Barbarians name squad to face Argentina

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Rassie Erasmus has named his squad preparing to face Argentina, which comprises of 13 of his South Africa tourists.         The squad includes World Rugby...

Bastareaud slams 'pathetic' and 'shameful' France

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France were stunned by Fiji in Paris, a defeat labelled as "shameful" by Mathieu Bastareaud.   Mathieu Bastareaud was overheard by television microphones describing France's shock 21-14 defeat to...

Ultimate Rugby's Tier 2 Player of the Year Nominees

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The winners of the World Rugby Awards will be announced this evening with Beauden Barrett, Faf de Klerk, Jonathan Sexton, Malcolm Marx and Rieko Ioane up for the Men's World Player of the Year.         However,...

2018 Test Win Ratios

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With all the tests done and dusted for 2018 we take a look at how the Top 10 sides have done this year in terms of their win ratio.       1. New Zealand   Despite the two...

Highlights: France vs. Fiji

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji claimed a historic 21-14 win over France in the November Internationals.   Fiji ran in the opening try halfway through the first half, but France responded shortly after with their first...