Autumn Nations Series

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

Scotland climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The record books were rewritten on another dramatic weekend of test rugby which had it all.   Georgia’s shock win over Wales in Cardiff, Scotland’s helter-skelter game against Argentina,...

Pumas aim to claim one final scalp in 2022 at Murrayfield

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's been a fruitful first year in charge of Argentina for Michael Cheika, who will be out to claim one final scalp at Murrayfield.   Cheika's side started the year strongly defeating Scotland twice...

Ireland wary of a big performance from underdogs Australia

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland will be wary of Dave Rennie's inconsistent Wallabies side when they host Australia at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday in their final test match of the year.   Ireland head into the match off...

Latest World Rankings: Italy close in on the Top 10, Australia and Scotland fall

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy's historic first-ever win over Australia has seen them move into 11th place in the World Rankings.    The Azzuri moved up ahead of Fiji to record their highest ranking since...

Nominees unveiled for World Rugby Awards 2022

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby is unveiling the shortlists for the prestigious World Rugby Awards 2022, which will be presented in Monaco on Sunday, 20 November.     Following a stellar year for international...

Autumn Nations Series Team of the Week - Round Two

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Another thrilling weekend of the Autumn Nations Series has come to an end, with the Northern Hemisphere claiming huge scalps.   Ireland defeated Fiji 35-17 at the Aviva, but at the same...

Finn Russell returns to the Scotland starting line up for All Blacks clash

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend has named an experienced side featuring three changes for the third Autumn Nations Series match against New Zealand on Sunday 13 November – kick-off 2.15pm.     Finn...

A statistical look at Wayne Barnes' career ahead of his record-breaking 101st test match

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes will become the most-capped referee of all time when he takes charge of his 101st test match on 12 November when France meets South Africa in Marseille in the Autumn Nations...

World Rankings Permutations: Major shake up on the cards

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the world ranking permutations for this weekend's Autumn Nations Series and Dubai internationals this weekend.   There is a major potential shake-up on...