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

11 hours 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,...

Match Preview: All Blacks v Fiji

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks and Fiji are set to break new ground with a historic Test match at Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, USA. Tests Played: 7 Won: All Blacks 7 Last time: 60-13, 17 July 2021,...

Fixtures confirmed for second edition of WXV

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today unveiled the pools and action-packed match schedule for WXV, the highly anticipated return of the women’s 15s competition which promises thrilling encounters across all three...

Italy claim joint highest position in World Rugby Men's Rankings

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the main winners and losers from a rankings perspective after a busy weekend of test matches around the globe. Italy have moved above Australia in the World Rugby Men's Rankings after...

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...

A head to head look at Argentina vs France

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

France will continue their tour of South America with a match against Uruguay today.  After dismantling Argentina last week, 28-13, Les Bleus will take the young lineup to Montevideo to take on Los...

Winners and Losers from All Black win over England

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand got their international season underway with a 1 point win over England. Here are the winners and losers from the game.   Winners:   The 15's: Both Stephen Perofeta and George...

Ardie Savea out to avenge 'smack in the nose' in New Zealand-England series

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ardie Savea is being driven by some painful memories ahead of New Zealand's home Test series against England. The reigning World Player of the Year confessed the All Blacks got "smacked in the nose" in...

A look ahead at the upcoming international tests

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The mid year tests are upon when the North descends on the South. This years fixtures will see a repeat of two matches we saw during the pool stages of the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Lets a take a quick and...

Early return talks are ongoing for Richie Mo'unga

2 weeks ago by Stuff

Mo’unga won Japan Rugby League One with Toshiba in his first season. Crusaders icon signed three-year deal in Japan. Early return a possibility after Scott Robertson’s overtures. Richie...