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Wales crash of top 10 amid loss, while Fiji climb back in

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A bumper weekend of international rugby has led to multiple changes to the World Rugby Men's Rankings, including Wales dropping out of the top 10 for the first time in history. Fiji have replaced them...

Scotland's new boys want to make their mark

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend believes several members of his inexperienced Scotland squad can become "genuine contenders" to start for a full-strength national side. The Scotland head coach has named five uncapped...

Samoa produce comeback upset victory over Italy

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The home side scored four tries to three in a successful start to the tenure of new coach Mahonri Schwalger and newly appointed captain Theo McFarland. Italy were favoured to win, coming off an encouraging...

World Rugby Men's Rankings preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the July internationals this weekend. Permutation highlights: Ireland will return to the top of the World Rugby Men’s Rankings if they beat...

Scott Robertson names his first All Blacks team

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Head Coach Scott Robertson and his co-selectors, Assistant Coaches Scott Hansen, Jason Holland, Leon MacDonald and Jason Ryan have named their All Blacks team to play England in the opening...

Ten players to make their debut for Scotland

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend has named his team to face Canada in the first match of the Skyscanner Americas Tour with 10 players given the opportunity to make their Scotland debut. Matt Currie,...

Scottish rugby's financial reset plan

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scottish Rugby has commenced a "financial reset programme" aimed at bringing the sport back to profitability within the next three years.   As a result, the governing body is planning on putting...

Glasgow Warriors flanker Tom Gordon joins Newcastle Falcons

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have announced the signing of flanker Tom Gordon from newly-crowned URC champions, Glasgow Warriors.   The 27-year-old arrives on a two-year deal having made 76 appearances during...

Billy Twelvetrees announces his retirement

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ealing Trailfinders have confirmed that former England international centre Billy Twelvetrees has decided to retire from professional rugby union. It is with a warm heart that we wish Billy all the best...

Callum Hunter-Hill signs for Northampton Saints

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints have signed second row Callum Hunter-Hill from Gallagher Premiership rivals Saracens.  The 6ft 7in tall, 120kg second row made 81 appearances across five seasons...