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Lyon concede first tries of season in fifth straight win

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon remain unbeaten in the Top 14 after swatting aside struggling Racing 92, though they did concede their first tries of the season.   Noa Nakaitaci, Hamza Kaabeche and Thibaut Regard all crossed...

Schalk Brits starts in the back row and leads the Boks against Namibia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus has named his team for the Pool B match against Namibia at City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday, 28 September:   The Springboks have rotated their squad for Saturday’s...

Trevor Nyakane ruled out of RWC, replaced by Thomas du Toit

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Thomas du Toit was en route from France to Nagoya, Japan, on Monday after being called up as an injury replacement to the Springbok Rugby World Cup squad.     The 24-year old Sharks prop replaces...

Rugby World Cup 2019: France v Argentina

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have frustrated their fans and themselves with inconsistent displays over recent years and Damien Penaud has issued a rallying call.       Damian Penaud rallied his France team-mates...

Thursday Rugby World Cup Update

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's been a busy day in Japan with Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Argentina and France all confirming their line ups for the weekend.     We take you through all the line ups, latest news,...

Brunel backs Ntamack over Lopez for RWC opener

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France coach Jacques Brunel has announced his team for the Pool C match against Argentina in Tokyo Stadium on Saturday, 21 September.     The French head coach has backed the Toulouse...

Selecting a RWC 2019 XV with just one player from a country

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Rugby World Cup is just days away and we can look forward to seeing some of the greatest talents from around the world come together and compete.      Here's a combined...

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

1 month 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...

Top 14 Highlights: La Rochelle vs Toulouse

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle broke their four game duck against Toulouse to earn a massive victory against reigning Champions Toulouse. After a tight first half, Toulouse were reduced to 14 men after Kok's red card. The result moves La...

Five breakthrough talents to watch in Japan

1 month 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...