rugbyworldcup2023

Leo Cullen Announces 23 to Face Dragons RFC

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Sheehan captains the team for the first time, in a line-up that includes five members of Ireland’s Rugby World Cup squad.Ciarán Frawley starts at full-back, with Tommy O’Brien and...

On this day in 2007: Warren Gatland appointed Wales boss

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The New Zealander led Wales to Six Nations Grand Slam success the following year. Warren Gatland was appointed Wales head coach on this day in 2007 as Welsh rugby looked to rebuild following their early...

Munster close in on signing of tighthead prop Jager from New Zealand

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

MUNSTER ARE UNDERSTOOD to be closing in on the signing of tighthead prop Oli Jager, who has been playing with the Crusaders in New Zealand since 2017. The former Ireland U18 international grew up in Kildare...

Springbok legend retires after World Cup win

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Earlier today it was confirmed that double Rugby World Cup-winning No 8 Duane Vermeulen, and a former captain of Springbok team, would be retiring The 37-year-old Vermeulen’s illustrious...

Emirates Dubai 7s pools and schedule announced to kick off HSBC SVNS 2024

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the thrilling conclusion of Rugby World Cup 2023 attention now turns to the first event of the revamped and rebranded HSBC SVNS 2024, which gets underway on 2-3 December with the highly anticipated...

Independent disciplinary update: Sam Cane (New Zealand)

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand's Sam Cane has been suspended for three matches (reduced to two matches subject to completion of the Coaching Intervention Programme) following an independent Disciplinary Committee hearing...

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

3 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...

South Africa: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Abiding memory Who knows if France’s Thomas Ramos would have converted Peato Mauvaka’s try from the touch-line - a tournament-leading 21 conversions suggests there's a good chance - but Cheslin...

Belief, commitment and confidence: How South Africa won Rugby World Cup 2023

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks’ journey to their record fourth Webb Ellis Cup was paved by the squad’s resilience and their ability to overcome adversity in France. “As a Springbok, you always believe...

SA Rugby in no rush to replace Nienaber as Erasmus steps in

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus will take over the Springbok coaching reins until a new coach is found. This was confirmed by SA Rugby president Mark Alexander at OR Tambo airport on Tuesday...