Wayne Pivac needs to leave his own stamp on struggling Wales | Paul Rees

5 days ago by The Guardian

Coach has so far relied on players moulded by Warren Gatland but Saturday’s team to face Georgia will bear Pivac’s imprintWayne Pivac has had more than Georgia on his mind this week. The theme of his...

Gregor Townsend makes five changes to his starting XV

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has named five changes to Scotland’s starting line-up for this Sunday’s Autumn Nations Cup contest against France at Murrayfield Stadium.   Scotland’s...

Latest World Rankings: New Zealand and Wales fall while Argentina and England rise

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have slipped in the latest World Rankings following their defeat to Argentina on Saturday.   The Pumas sealed an incredible 15-25 victory over the All Blacks having not played...

Test Team of the Week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling weekend of test rugby saw the Pumas notch up a first win over the All Blacks before the second day of action in the Autumn Nations Cup kicked off up north.   The Pumas were brutal and...

Full pockets and tailored ads: Amazon plants its flag in land of televised rugby | Barry Glendenning

1 week ago by The Guardian

Two untaxing wins meant the corporate behemoth arrived quietly – but the smart money says it’s here to stayIf Amazon Prime Video was hopeful its maiden foray into rugby coverage would be the main talking...

Georgia name team to face England

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia head coach Levan Maisashvili has named a side with a mixture of youth and experience for their Autumn Nations Cup curtain-raiser against England at Twickenham.   He has made four changes...

State of the nations: how the Autumn Nations Cup contenders shape up | Robert Kitson

2 weeks ago by The Guardian

England should be more ambitious, Georgia can show what they can do while Wales could face a long monthEngland Related: Eddie Jones’s forwards selection ploy 'quite weird', says Georgia captain Related:...

Ireland Name Autumn Nations Cup Squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group will reassemble the squad today at the IRFU High Performance Centre at the Sport Ireland Campus in west Dublin as preparations begin for the Autumn Nations Cup.   Ireland...

Scotland Team: Hogg returns and Russell starts against Wales

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Hogg will return to captain Scotland from fullback for the final round of the 2020 Six Nations against Wales on Saturday 31 October - kick-off 2:15pm.   Fresh from securing the European and...

Test Team of the Week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Test rugby returned to the Northern Hemisphere with the Six Nations resuming while Scotland, Georgia and France, Wales played off in 'friendly matches' ahead of the remainder of the Six Nations and the...