Autumn Nations Series
Autumn Nations Series

Autumn Nations Series

2021

Mark Atkinson re-signs with Gloucester

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester Rugby have announced that England international Mark Atkinson has penned a multi-year deal to stay with the Cherry and Whites.   Since joining Gloucester Rugby ahead of the 2014-15...

Will Jordan named World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand fullback Will Jordan has been named the winner of the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year award     Breakthrough: completedAfter a superb 2021, New Zealand's Will...

Tomas Lavanini cops a five-week ban for record breaking red card

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina second-row Tomas Lavanini has been suspended for five weeks following his red card against Ireland.   Lavanini became the first player to ever be sent off five times at test level when...

Nominees announced for 2021 ASB Rugby Awards

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby’s (NZR) top performers of 2021 will be recognised in an ASB Rugby Awards TV event, with nominees announced today. This year’s awards, due to COVID-19 restrictions on public...

World Rugby issues statement regarding Dave Rennie comments

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby can confirm that it has issued a written warning to Rugby Australia and Rugby Australia’s men’s 15s head coach Dave Rennie for comments made immediately after Australia’s...

World Rugby approves change in eligibility rules

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby Council has approved an amendment to the sport’s regulations governing national team representation that will now permit an international player to transfer once from one union to...

Stephen Larkham set for return home to Australia

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stephen Larkham will depart Munster Rugby at the end of the 2021/22 season.     Larkham, who joined Munster as senior coach two years ago, is contracted to the province until the end...

Rob Kearney to retire from professional rugby this weekend

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland international Rob Kearney has confirmed that he is to retire from professional rugby this weekend after the Barbarians game against Samoa.     It’s always been a dream...

Latest World Rankings: France up to fifth

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A drama-filled weekend of test rugby has seen plenty of change in the latest World Rugby Rankings.   France moved into the top 5 of the rankings while Romania entered the top 20.     England's...