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World Rugby Men's Rankings preview: 19-21 July, 2024

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the July internationals this weekend. Permutation highlights: Only two of the teams ranked in the top five in the world are in action this weekend,...

England u20's end eight-year wait for title

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England ended France's dominance of the World Rugby U20 Championship with a 25-13 victory in Friday's final at the DHL Stadium in Cape Town. It was England's first title since 2016 and their fourth overall,...

Weekend International Friendlies team news + predictions

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another weekend of International Friendlies is upon us, and we have a lineup of Tier 1 versus Tier 2 teams. With the teams having been announced, it’s no surprise that most of the Tier 1 teams have...

Spain U20 beat Fiji U20 in thriller

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Last year’s U20 Trophy winners Spain scored in sudden-death extra-time to break Fijian hearts and guarantee their place in the 2025 U20 Championship in a dramatic opener to the final day of the tournament. With...

Moerat to lead new-look Bok team featuring seven uncapped players

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Salmaan Moerat will take over the Springbok captaincy for the first time when he leads a squad featuring seven uncapped players in a first Test with emerging nation Portugal in the final match of the Castle...

World Rugby Men's Rankings preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the July internationals this weekend. Permutation highlights: Ireland can only return to top spot if they beat South Africa by more than 15 points...

Wales crash of top 10 amid loss, while Fiji climb back in

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A bumper weekend of international rugby has led to multiple changes to the World Rugby Men's Rankings, including Wales dropping out of the top 10 for the first time in history. Fiji have replaced them...

World Rugby Men's Rankings preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the July internationals this weekend. Permutation highlights: Ireland will return to the top of the World Rugby Men’s Rankings if they beat...

England u20 men confirm World Rugby u20 Championship squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s U20 Men squad to travel to South Africa for the 2024 World Rugby U20 Championship has been confirmed.  Head coach Mark Mapletoft and assistant coach Andy Titterrell have named their...