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Emirates Dubai 7s pools and schedule announced to kick off HSBC SVNS 2024

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the thrilling conclusion of Rugby World Cup 2023 attention now turns to the first event of the revamped and rebranded HSBC SVNS 2024, which gets underway on 2-3 December with the highly anticipated...

How WXV 1 was won: England’s journey to glory

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recount the steps the Red Roses took to claim the inaugural WXV 1 title in New Zealand. ‘Resounding’ is probably the best way to describe the Red Roses’ win in the WXV 1 decider with...

England crowned WXV 1 champions, Canada upset France

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have put on a statement performance to beat New Zealand 33-12 and become inaugural WXV 1 champions. In a thrilling early game Canada outlasted France to win 29-20.   England were crowned...

Marlie Packer crowned World Rugby Women’s 15s Player of the Year

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England captain Marlie Packer has been named this year’s World Rugby Women’s 15s Player of the Year in partnership with Mastercard, receiving the coveted award in front of fans and her rugby...

World Rugby Women's Rankings preview: 3-4 November, 2023

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the permutations for the final round of matches in WXV 1 in New Zealand. Permutation highlights: England will be crowned the inaugural WXV 1 champions if they avoid defeat...

WXV 1: England in box-seat ahead of final weekend

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the highly anticipated denouement to the top level of WXV, we take a look at the permutations facing each of the six teams.   England head into the final weekend of WXV 1 2023 four...

TITLE-WINNING SCOTLAND RECEIVE BOOST IN WORLD RUGBY WOMEN’S RANKINGS

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

WXV 2 and WXV 3 came to a dramatic conclusion at the weekend with Scotland and Ireland taking their respective titles by the narrowest of margins, while there was a shock in WXV 1 as Australia defeated...

Ardie Savea named World Rugby Men's Player of the Year 2023

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand number eight Ardie Savea has been crowned World Rugby Men’s 15s Player of the Year in partnership with Mastercard, receiving the prestigious accolade at a star-studded World Rugby Awards...

Nominees revealed for World Rugby Awards 2023

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today revealed the first shortlists for the prestigious World Rugby Awards 2023, which will be presented at the Opéra Garnier in Paris on Sunday, 29 October. Winners in 11 categories...

Amy Rule determined to help Black Ferns bounce back in Dunedin

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup-winning prop insists morale remains high in the New Zealand camp despite their 18-17 defeat to France on the opening weekend of WXV 1. Following on from a tough loss is not something...