rugbyworldcup2023

Marlie Packer crowned World Rugby Women’s 15s Player of the Year

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England captain Marlie Packer has been named this year’s World Rugby Women’s 15s Player of the Year in partnership with Mastercard, receiving the coveted award in front of fans and her rugby...

Men’s Rugby World Cup 2023 – the numbers game

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a closer look at the stats behind some of the best individual performances during the tournament in France. All manner of records were broken at Rugby World Cup 2023, culminating in South Africa...

TITLE-WINNING SCOTLAND RECEIVE BOOST IN WORLD RUGBY WOMEN’S RANKINGS

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

WXV 2 and WXV 3 came to a dramatic conclusion at the weekend with Scotland and Ireland taking their respective titles by the narrowest of margins, while there was a shock in WXV 1 as Australia defeated...

United Rugby Championship Round 2 Wrap-Up

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff boss grateful to World Cup crew Cardiff coach Matt Sherratt had said a big thank you to his Wales World Cup contingent for stepping up to help extend a remarkable winning run against the Dragons. Tomos...

New Zealand v South Africa - Five key contests in RWC 2023 final

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five key battles as New Zealand and South Africa both target a record fourth Rugby World Cup victory in the final at Stade de France on Saturday, 28 October. If Jordan’s try-scoring prowess before...

Retallick starts final ahead of Whitelock - New Zealand name team to play South Africa

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has named his match-day 23 to face South Africa at Stade de France on Saturday, with one change to the starting line-up from the semi-final against Argentina and one among...

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...

RWC Match Day Programme: England vs South Africa

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four years ago in Japan, South Africa triumphed over a very strong England side that had nullified an All Blacks team in the semi-final. The same All Blacks team that had beaten the Springboks in their...

RWC Match Day Programme New Zealand vs Argentina

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Only four teams remain and tonight, we will find out who will reign supreme and book their ticket into the final set to take place next week. Although both teams suffered deafeats in their opening pool...

Argentina v New Zealand - Three key contests

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In Friday’s first semi-final at Stade de France, Argentina play at this stage for the third time, after previous appearances in 2007 and 2015, while New Zealand are in a ninth RWC semi-final.Marcos...