rugbyworldcup2023

Men’s Rugby World Cup 2023 – the numbers game

7 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...

New Zealand: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Abiding memory An unusually unfancied New Zealand dazzled throughout Rugby World Cup 2023, scoring a tournament-high 49 tries (19 more than any other side) and contributing to a dramatic final. The four-point...

RWC Match Day Programme: England vs South Africa

7 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

7 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

7 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...

Argentina v New Zealand - Three key contests

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three key battles as Argentina and New Zealand prepare to go head to head in the first of the Rugby World Cup 2023 semi-finals at Stade de France on Friday, 20 October. In Friday’s first semi-final...

France: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Passion, exhilaration, devastation: France's Rugby World Cup 2023 campaign explored the extremes of emotion. Abiding memoryIt’s difficult to pin one down after the emotional roller-coaster that...

Quarter-Final Preview: France v South Africa

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The last of the quarter-finals. One semi-final place up for grabs. The hosts  - second in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings powered by Capgemini - against the defending champions and...

Six All Blacks changes for quarter-final - New Zealand name team to play Ireland

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Ian Foster has made six changes to his New Zealand starting XV from their 73-0 victory against Uruguay, recalling Ethan de Groot, Scott Barrett, Ardie Savea, Aaron Smith, Rieko Ioane and Beauden...

Beaumont hails special France atmosphere as spectacular pool phase ends

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont has hailed the pool stage of Rugby World Cup 2023 as showing “the best of friendship, France and rugby” and vowed to facilitate greater opportunity for...