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England to face Springboks without overseas stars this November - report

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Jacques Nienaber will reportedly be without some of his star players for South Africa's final end of year tour clash against England.   According to the South African newspaper,...

Dream XV: The International stars of the new Japanese League

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new Japanese club competition kicks off this weekend under the new name, the Japan Rugby League One.   We take a look at the international stars that will light up the tournament in the top...

QUIZ: Can You Name The Ireland 23 That Beat The All Blacks For the First Time?

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After 29 meetings and 111 years of trying, Ireland finally claimed a men's senior international win over New Zealand to cherish.   Joe Schmidt's side joined the Ireland Women (2014) and Ireland...

Argentina play host to Australia in Mendoza and San Juan in 2022

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match venues are set for Argentina’s two home matches against Australia in 2022. Mendoza joins San Juan to give western Argentina two home test matches in the 2022 Rugby Championship.     Mendoza...

URC Schedule Confirmed Up To Round 17

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scheduling for the United Rugby Championship up to R17 has been completed with adjustments made to cater for postponed and rescheduled fixtures.     To avoid further rescheduling in the immediate...

Majority of Munster squad cleared to depart South Africa

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The majority of the Munster squad have been cleared to depart South Africa and return to Ireland.     The presence of a new variant of Covid-19 had spooked the tourists who were due to...

SA Rugby and Rassie Erasmus withdraw appeal and apologise

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby and Rassie Erasmus have informed the independent misconduct committee and World Rugby that they have both withdrawn their notices of appeal to the misconduct decision and sanction...

Latest World Rankings: France up to fifth

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A drama-filled weekend of test rugby has seen plenty of change in the latest World Rugby Rankings.   France moved into the top 5 of the rankings while Romania entered the top 20.     England's...

Autumn Nations Team of the Week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final weekend of test rugby in 2021 has come and gone.     A thrilling weekend of action kicked off with an entertaining clash at Murrayfield, with Scotland beating Japan 29-20. At the...

France 40-25 New Zealand: Another defeat for the All Blacks after being overpowered by Les Bleus

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four tries from France saw them beat New Zealand at home for the first time in 21 years after a hard-working performance in Paris.     New Zealand were beaten for a second week in a row after...