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10 Great Sledges in Rugby

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fans and players love a good verbal joust on the pitch from time to time. While more common in the sphere of, say, cricket, a bit of sledging is no foreign concept on the rugby field. We take a look at...

Sonny Bill Williams: 'I would have entertained' a test switch to Samoa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has said he would have considered switching his national allegiance from New Zealand to Samoa had the rules allowed it.   Speaking to Stuff.co.nz,...

25 of the worst rugby jerseys EVER

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

There have been some fantastic rugby jerseys over the years, however, not all jerseys are hits.   We take a look at some of the worst EVER.   EDINBURGH - 2007/08   PERPIGNAN - 2009/10   MELBOURNE...

A World XV of players who COULD transfer to another test team in 2022

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a groundbreaking move, the World Rugby Council approved an amendment to the sport’s national team representation laws.   This amendment will now permit an international player to transfer...

Rob Kearney to retire from professional rugby this weekend

2 months 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...

Fans to decide 2021 World Players of the Year

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby fans around the world will select the winners in six categories of the World Rugby Awards in 2021.     The World Rugby Awards return in a digital-first format in 2021 after a special...

Super Rugby Pacific: Getting to Know Moana Pasifika

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby newcomers Moana Pasifika will enter their debut season next year with former All Blacks centre Aaron Mauger at the helm.       Mauger, who played 45 Tests...

Samoa cancel European tour

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa have cancelled their trip to Europe this year as a result of Covid-19 complications.   It has been suggested that a substitute team could be picked from Samoan players in the European...

Bledisloe Cup action as Wallabies try to avoid a clean-sweep

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After much to-ing and fro-ing regarding the future of the 2021 Rugby Championship over the last couple of weeks, the Wallabies finally have an opportunity to exact some payback on their old foes, The All...

Stats & Facts: Argentina v South Africa

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and Argentina face off for the second time in the Rugby Championship this weekend.   We take a look at the stats and facts ahead of the clash.   Although South Africa are hosting...