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Five breakthrough talents to watch in Japan

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, we look at five young players capable of making their mark on the international stage.         The Rugby World Cup is the greatest...

Rugby World Cup Update

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Henshaw unlikely to feature against Scotland   #RWC2019 Reasonably positive news on Robbie Henshaw @henshawrob after the scan. He is unlikely to feature v @Scotlandteam He...

Four Smaller Rugby World Cup Games Worth Tuning In For

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off next week and while everyone is looking forward to those big clashes involving the tier 1 nations, such as New Zealand v South Africa and Ireland v Scotland, we...

Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool C

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

We continue to look at some of the Tier Two players to keep an eye on during the Rugby World Cup in Japan.       If case you missed the two previous articles see our picks from Pool...

The Breakdown | Rugby World Cup’s true kick-off will be South Africa v New Zealand

1 month ago by The Guardian

Game on second day between the winners of five out of the eight previous tournaments could be a preview of the finalFor two tournaments in the 1990s the World Cup opened with the sound of thunder. The...

Snubbed Rugby World Cup XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is just days away and every team has named their 31-man squad for the showpiece event in Japan.       The best rugby players in the game will arrive in Japan,...

Super Rugby draw confirmed for 2020

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2020 Super Rugby match schedule has been announced by SANZAAR. The tournament will kick-off with two derbies on Friday 31 January. The Blues will host the Chiefs at Eden Park in Auckland while...

Weekend Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA name 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup     The USA has officially announced the 31-player squad for Rugby World Cup Japan 2019.     Head Coach Gary Gold has named...

World Ranking Permutations: Ireland have another shot at top spot

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Several teams get the chance for one last hit-out this weekend before flying to Japan for Rugby World Cup 2019 and potentially improve their rankings.         View this post...

Confirmed: Saracens sign Springbok Willemse on loan

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed that Springbok and Stormers utility back Damian Willemse has signed with the club on a short-term deal.     The South African fly-half, who can also play centre and...