Autumn Nations Series

Autumn Nations Team of the Week

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final weekend of test rugby in 2021 has come and gone.     A thrilling weekend of action kicked off with an entertaining clash at Murrayfield, with Scotland beating Japan 29-20. At the...

France look to break 11 year hoodoo against All Blacks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has been 11 long years since France last won against the mighty All Blacks – a sad drought of positivity by anyone’s reckoning. However, come the evening of 20 November, it is very possible...

Latest World Rankings: South Africa Return To The Top

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa return to the top of the World Rugby Rankings at the expense of New Zealand with top sport changing hands for the fourth time in just two months.   A 15-30 victory over Scotland...

Autumn Nations Series Team of the Week

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another top weekend of test rugby has come and gone with South Africa, Argentina, Ireland, England, France, and Wales claimed victories.   Here is our team of the week.      1....

The most capped Test rugby XV of all time - by position

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and British & Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones will become the first player to play 149 tests for one country on Saturday.   The 36-year-old second-rower will feature in his 161st test...

Fabien Galthié Set To Shuffle His Backline For Argentina Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France head coach Fabien Galthié is set to shuffle his backline for the opening Autumn Nations Cup game against Argentina.   An injury to highly-rated centre Arthur Vincent for the tests...

Moerat earns Springbok call-up for UK tour

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former SA Schools and Junior Springbok captain Salmaan Moerat has earned his first Springbok call-up in a squad of 32 players named by Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber on Tuesday for the Castle Lager Outgoing...

France name 42-man squad for Autumn Nations Series

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France head coach Fabien Galthié and General manager Raphaël Ibanez have announced a French squad of 42 players for the Autumn Nations Series.     France will face:    -...