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Springboks power through Japan to book a place in the semis

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Makazole Mapimpi touched down twice as South Africa ended Japan's incredible Rugby World Cup campaign in the quarter-finals.       South Africa gained vengeance for their shock loss...

Sarries start title defence with Saints loss, Exeter beat Quins

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

James Grayson's late penalty snatched a 27-25 win for Northampton Saints at champions Saracens as Exeter Chiefs started the Premiership season with a narrow win over Harlequins.   Saints led 21-16...

RWC Preview: France v United States

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France coach Jacques Brunel is looking to England for inspiration ahead of facing the United States in the Rugby World Cup on Wednesday.     The Pool C contest was in doubt due to the lurking...

Rugby World Cup 2019 Preview: England v United States

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Stand-in captain George Ford is raring to go against the United States as England have to quickly put a gruelling Rugby World Cup opener behind them.     England were far too...

England Name Team To Face USA

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play USA Rugby in England’s second pool game of Rugby World Cup 2019 in Kobe, Tokyo.   George Ford will captain England following the team's...

Rugby World Cup 2019: England name team to play Tonga

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play Tonga in the opening pool game of Rugby World Cup 2019 in Sapporo, Japan.   Owen Farrell will captain the side at inside centre with George...

Russia coach Lyn Jones names his team to face Japan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Russia coach Lyn Jones has named his team for the Pool A match against Japan at Tokyo Stadium on Friday, 20 September.     Russia's RWC 2019 squad has nine players who were called up for their...

Vermeulen hits 50 as the Springboks name team to face the All Blacks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has named an unchanged matchday 23 for their first World Cup match against the All Blacks in Yokohama on Saturday.       The Springboks will field an unchanged...

Sale Sharks sign Springbok scrumhalf

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks have confirmed the signing of Springbok scrumhalf Embrose Papier on a three-month loan as cover during the Rugby World Cup.     Considered as one of the most talented...

Five breakthrough talents to watch in Japan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, we look at five young players capable of making their mark on the international stage.         The Rugby World Cup is the greatest...