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Duane Vermeulen to lead the Springboks against New Zealand

18 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experienced No 8 Duane Vermeulen will lead the Springboks against the All Blacks on Saturday, when the two traditional rivals clash in Wellington in the second round of the shortened 2019 Castle Lager...

How NOT to Drive in Japan starring the All Blacks

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of this year's Rugby World Cup which will be hosted by Japan, AIG and the All Blacks have made a video that will not just inform foreign travelers of the different road rules and culture of...

Hansen: Springboks showdown will have no bearing on World Cup clash

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen says beating South Africa on Saturday would be a tonic for New Zealand but he does not anticipate the outcome having any bearing on their Rugby World Cup showdown in September.     The...

Morning Round Up - News from around the globe

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Creevy to miss Australia game:   Agustin Creevy will miss the Pumas Rugby Championship game in Australia due to a shoulder injury. He was forced off in the second half against the All Blacks.     Eddie...

SBW set to return but will it be enough?

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sonny Bill Willimas is set to return to Test rugby this weekend when the All Blacks host the powerful Springboks team. They will be looking to stop the South African's from claiming rare back to back victories...

Fiji Airways Flying Fijians Coach John McKee impressed with squad performance

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Airways Flying Fijians coach John McKee has an experienced strong side lined-up for the opening World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup match against Japan this Saturday in Kamaishi, Japan.   “We...

Latest World Rankings

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa have closed in on fourth place in the World Rugby Rankings following their win over Australia, while New Zealand survived a big scare to keep their unbeaten record against Los Pumas intact.   Argentina...

Ultimate Rugby's Rugby Championship Player of Round One

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Championship kicked off this past weekend with the Springboks and All Blacks each kicking their 2019 seasons off with victories over Australia and Argentina respectively.   The Springboks...

Shae Tucker signs for Cornish Pirates

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cornish Pirates can confirm that New Zealand-born centre Shae Tucker, aged 23, has signed a two-year contract with the club.     Growing up in Napier, Shae played junior rugby from an...

Monday Morning Round Up

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Player Ratings: Springboks v Wallabies     The Springboks claimed their first victory of 2019 claiming a 35-17 victory over Australia with debut scrumhalf scoring a brace as they picked...