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Latest World Rankings: Ireland overtake England, Wales fall

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have moved up to fourth place in the overall World Rugby rankings following the action in the penultimate round of the Six Nations.   England put up an incredible fight a man down after...

Townsend 'delighted' with Scotland win in Italy

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland responded to back-to-back defeats by earning a 33-22 Six Nations win against Italy in Rome.       After Ireland dominated the late stages of a 32-15 Six Nations...

Six Nations Team of the Week - Round Four

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate round of the 2022 Six Nations has concluded with just Ireland and Grand Slam chasing France still in the running for the title.   Round four of the competition kicked off on Friday...

Harris at the double as Azzurri suffer another defeat

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland responded to back-to-back defeats by inflicting yet another Six Nations loss on Italy in Rome.   Chris Harris scored a first-half double as Scotland beat Italy 33-22 in an entertaining...

France Player Ratings v Wales - Six Nations

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Anthony Jelonch grabbed the only try as France edged a tense tussle in Cardiff against last season's Six Nations champions Wales.     France will go for Grand Slam glory next week after resisting...

Six Nations: The Breakdown – Galthie's France two steps from Grand Slam glory as England eye Paris decider

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France are rolling towards a possible Grand Slam as they arrive in Cardiff for game four in their Six Nations mission, but Fabien Galthie's team must not switch off now.   The championship...

Wales look to give Les Bleus a first defeat in the 2022 Six Nations

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales may be out of the running in terms of winning the competition, though playing for pride will be enough for Wayne Pivac’s men who will be hunting their second win of the 2022 campaign. However,...

The Weekend's World Rankings Permutations

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France could climb to their equal highest-ever World Rugby Ranking this weekend while Wales could drop to eighth place.     Second place in the World Rugby rankings is on the line this weekend...

Georgia qualify for RWC 2023 after World Rugby confirm the implications of Russia’s suspension

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following World Rugby’s suspension of Russia and Belarus from all international and cross-border rugby competitions, the Rugby World Cup Board has confirmed the resulting implications for the European...

Rory Darge signs a new and improved long-term contract

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have confirmed that Rory Darge has put pen to paper on a new and improved long-term contract with the Club.   Still just 22, the openside flanker has been a revelation in black...