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WATCH: Portugal secure Rugby World Cup spot in dramatic fashion

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Portugal became the 20th team to qualify for Rugby World Cup 2023 as they secured a 16-16 draw in a nail-biting deciding match of the Final Qualification Tournament against USA.     Os Lobos...

Portugal stun USA to secure their spot at Rugby World Cup 2023

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Os Lobos became the 20th team to secure their place at Rugby World Cup 2023 following a nail-biting 16-16 draw in the deciding match of the Final Qualification Tournament in Dubai.     Portugal...

Latest World Rankings: Italy close in on the Top 10, Australia and Scotland fall

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy's historic first-ever win over Australia has seen them move into 11th place in the World Rankings.    The Azzuri moved up ahead of Fiji to record their highest ranking since...

Rugby Europe Super Cup 2022 semi-finals confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The kick off times and venues have been confirmed for the semi-finals of the Rugby Europe Super Cup, which is now in its second edition and the first club competition for the emerging rugby unions in Europe.   After...

Latest World Rankings: Argentina Climb, South Africa Fall

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby Rankings have been updated following the action in the Autumn Nations Series, Rugby World Cup qualifiers and other internationals.   The weekend's Autumn Nations Series action has...

RWC Qualifier: USA Team Preview

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four teams will take to The Sevens Stadium pitch on Sunday as the round-robin RWC 2023 Final Qualification Tournament, which will run until 18 November, gets underway. At the end of the three match days...

Newcastle Falcons Team News

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie Blamire comes into Newcastle Falcons’ side for Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership visit of Bath Rugby, starting at hooker for the first time this season.   The 24-year-old started...

On This Day in 2015: McCaw and Carter bow out in World Cup Final

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day in 2015, All Blacks legends Riche McCaw Dan Carter played their final test match steering New Zealand to Rugby World Cup glory.   McCaw captained the All Blacks in the final as he ended...

Rieko Ioane re-signs with New Zealand Rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks midfielder Rieko Ioane has extended his contract with New Zealand Rugby until the end of 2023.   With an eye to earning selection at his second Rugby World Cup, the 25-year-old...