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Wednesday Morning Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones Names Team For Final World Cup Warm Up Match   A mix and match selection strategy sees Joe Marchant named at outside centre with Piers Francis at inside centre. Owen Farrell, who captains...

Fourth Rugby World Cup looms for prolific try-scoring Canada winger DTH van der Merwe

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Kingsley Jones has announced the 31-player World Cup roster that will represent Canada at the 2019 Rugby World Cup (RWC) in Japan.   Canada is one of 20 nations that have qualified for...

'No quarter': Blaine Scully leads USA against Canada as World Cup looms

2 months ago by The Guardian

Captain America is home after six years with Leicester and Cardiff, looking to make a mark in England’s pool in JapanBlaine Scully’s US Eagles watched Argentina v New Zealand last week in their team...

Japan crowned World Rugby U20 Trophy champions

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On a thrilling final day of the World Rugby U20 Trophy in São José dos Campos, Brazil, Japan have beaten Portugal in a last gasp victory to be crowned 2019 champions and secure promotion...

Veteran Wallaby scrumhalf Will Genia to retire from test rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies veteran Will Genia has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following the Rugby World Cup in Japan.  Genia became just the tenth Australian Test centurion...