Match Preview: London Irish Vs Montpellier

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The long-awaited return to Heineken Champions Cup is almost over for London Irish, who open up the 2022/23 competition this Friday at home against Top 14 champions, Montpellier Hérault.   Montpellier...

One final twist in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Autumn Nations Series comes to a close, Australia climb the rankings after a dramatic 39-34 win over Wales while South Africa fall just short of taking third place off New Zealand following a 27-13...

Woodward calls for Jones dismissal if England lose Six Nations opener against Scotland

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones should be sacked as England head coach if his side fail to beat Scotland in next year's Six Nations opener, says former boss Clive Woodward.   The Australian oversaw a 27-13 defeat to...

Gregor Townsend and Jamie Ritchie pay tribute to Doddie Weir

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has paid tribute to former teammate, Doddie Weir, who has died after a six-year battle with motor neuron disease.   Weir was a real character of the Scottish...

Pumas aim to claim one final scalp in 2022 at Murrayfield

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's been a fruitful first year in charge of Argentina for Michael Cheika, who will be out to claim one final scalp at Murrayfield.   Cheika's side started the year strongly defeating Scotland twice...

Townsend makes two changes to his starting lineup, Dempsey earns first start against Argentina

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jack Dempsey earns his first test start for Scotland against Argentina on Saturday.   The former Australian international comes into the starting XV after two appearances from the bench. He comes...

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...

All Blacks Squad Announcement: Mark Telea to debut, Anton Lienert-Brown starts

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named one debutant to face Scotland at Murrayfield Stadium on Sunday.     Winger Mark Telea has been selected to make his first...

Azzurri look to carry good form into Wallaby Test

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Italians will be on the hunt for a maiden victory over the Wallabies when they host the latter in Florence on Saturday.   The Azzurri put on an admirable performance last weekend to despatch...

Alaalatoa to become 85th Wallaby Test captain as Aussie team announced

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Allan Alaalatoa will become the 85th Wallabies captain when he leads the side out against Italy in Florence on Saturday afternoon (local time).The Brumbies leader will skipper his country for the...