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Nienaber satisfied as Boks wrap up week two of camp

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber expressed his satisfaction with the strides made at their physical and rugby development camp in Cape Town and said they were ticking the desired boxes, as the second week...

Red Roses name 2023 Women’s Six Nations squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Simon Middleton has named a 42-player England Women training squad for the 2023 Women’s Six Nations. The squad is made up of 23 forwards and 19 backs.    There are returns...

2024 Six Nations Fixtures Announced

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2024 Six Nations fixtures have been confirmed, with the five rounds of rugby’s greatest annual international Championship set to kick off on Friday 2nd February, with France hosting Ireland.   The...

Wales equal record low position in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the third time in history, Wales find themselves down in 10th place in the World Rugby Men’s rankings.     Saturday’s 20-10 loss to England has led to a reduced rating of...

England must 'accelerate' as Borthwick seeks extra gear for France and Ireland battles

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England boss Steve Borthwick has told his players they must "accelerate" their progress after a 20-10 victory over Wales in Cardiff. In Borthwick's third game as head coach, his team followed up victory...

Watson marks return with a try as Borthwick's men inflict more misery on hosts

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England made it back-to-back Six Nations wins as they overcame a beleaguered Wales 20-10 at the Principality Stadium on Saturday. Wales, whose preparations for the game were hampered after a dispute with...

Hansen strikes twice as Farrell's side maintain Grand Slam charge

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland kept their Six Nations Grand Slam charge on track after a 34-20 victory over a spirited Italy in Rome. Mack Hansen crossed twice while stand-in captain James Ryan, Hugo Keenan and Bundee...

Six Nations Preview: Wales vs England

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England travel to Wales on Saturday hoping to end a six-year wait for a win in Cardiff. Having kickstarted their campaign with a bonus-point win against Italy, another positive result at Principality...

Six Nations Preview: Italy vs Ireland

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The next stop on Ireland’s bid for a Grand Slam takes them to Rome, where Italy lie in wait in Round 3 of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations. Andy Farrell’s side have already beaten Wales and...

Ireland bandwagon rolls into Rome, Scotland eye France scalp

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland will be expected to stay in the hunt for a Grand Slam when they resume the Six Nations against Italy while Scotland's title credentials will face a stern test in Paris. Andy Farrell's Ireland...