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The most capped Test rugby XV of all time - by position

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and British & Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones will become the first player to play 149 tests for one country on Saturday.   The 36-year-old second-rower will feature in his 161st test...

Uruguay and Chile move up World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Uruguay’s convincing 34-15 victory over USA in Montevideo on Saturday saw them clinch the Americas 1 qualification place at Rugby World Cup 2023 and also lifted them above the Eagles in the World...

Latest World Rankings: Wales Fall, Argentina Rise

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the weekend's test action, Wales have fallen to ninth on the World Rugby Rankings with Argentina moving into their highest position since June 2016.   Los Pumas' 33-11 in Cardiff...

Rugby Europe Launches A New Club Competition

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Europe will launch its first-ever club competition for the emerging Rugby Unions in Europe: The Rugby Europe Super Cup.   Rugby Europe, the regional governing body for rugby in Europe, and...

Gaüzère hangs up the whistle

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Referee Pascal Gaüzère blew the final whistle yesterday, not only on the Lions vs Japan match, but also his refereeing career.    The 44 year-old Frenchman...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

12 years ago today, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the Test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13...

Watch: The Brilliant Way The Russia Women Celebrated Their Olympic Qualification

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland’s men and France and Russia’s women claimed the three remaining sevens spots at Tokyo 2020 following the Olympic Repechage tournament in Monaco this weekend.    France’s...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In 2009, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13 all in Cape...