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World Rugby Reveals the Nominees for World Player of the Year

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the shortlists for the prestigious Men’s and Women’s 15s Player of the Year awards for 2019, which will be presented at the World Rugby Awards at The Prince Park Tower...

SBW considering an offer to make him the highest-paid player in League and Union - report

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams is preparing for his final All Blacks' test against Wales on Friday but the star centre is reportedly also weighing up a bold offer from Canada’s Toronto...

Springboks without star man Kolbe for semi-final clash

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Powerful winger Sbu Nkosi has been drafted into the Springbok starting line-up for Sunday’s gripping Rugby World Cup semi-final against Wales at the Yokohama International Stadium     Nkosi...

RWC Preview: Japan vs South Africa

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Michael Leitch declared "the end is not here" as Japan plot another sensational defeat of South Africa in their first Rugby World Cup quarter-final on Sunday.   The hosts reached the last eight...

New Zealand name strongest team as Brodie Retallick returns for World Cup quarter-final

9 months ago by The Guardian

Captain Kieran Read also back in side for game in Tokyo We are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. Please help us by supporting our independent journalismLock Brodie Retallick has returned for the All...

Japan make history as fearsome All Blacks march on – the pool stage in numbers

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is headed for the knockout rounds after a dramatic pool stage in which Scotland were the biggest casualties.     Eight teams remain from 20, with hosts Japan – who...

Namibia v Canada cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Namibia and Canada's final Pool B match at the Rugby World Cup has been cancelled due to the impact of Typhoon Hagibis.   Both teams were aiming to claim a first win of the tournament in Japan,...

RWC Review: Ireland 47-5 Samoa

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton claimed an 18-point haul as Ireland sealed their place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals with a 47-5 thrashing of Samoa despite Bundee Aki's red card.   Ireland knew maximum points...

Scotland's hopes in the balance with inspection to follow Typhoon Hagibis

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby will undertake a venue inspection following the passing of Typhoon Hagibis before deciding whether Scotland's crunch Rugby World Cup clash against Japan goes ahead.   The Pool A fixture...

South Africa demolish 14-man Canada to enter Rugby World Cup last eight

10 months ago by The Guardian

• Cobus Reinach scores hat-trick as Springboks run in 10 tries• Canada’s Josh Larsen sent off after review for foul playSouth Africa secured their place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals with...