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Clermont coach linked with Fiji job - report

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont could be in the market for a new head coach by the end of the season according to a report in Midi Olympique.     Franck Azéma has been on Clermont's payroll as a coach since...

The Breakdown - A statistical look at England v South Africa

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the help of Opta data, we look at the key numbers ahead of England against South Africa in the Rugby World Cup final.       The Rugby World Cup final is upon us. England and South...

World Rugby Reveals the Nominees for World Player of the Year

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the shortlists for the prestigious Men’s and Women’s 15s Player of the Year awards for 2019, which will be presented at the World Rugby Awards at The Prince Park Tower...

Rugby World Cup Preview: Wales v South Africa

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland wants the doubters to keep writing off Wales ahead of their Rugby World Cup semi-final battle with South Africa on Sunday.     The Six Nations champions are underdogs for the...

Biggar confident he's 100 per cent fit to play, says Gatland

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Biggar is confident he is 100 per cent ready to return to action in Wales' Rugby World Cup quarter-final clash with France, according to Warren Gatland.     Biggar missed Wales' final...

Wales trio Biggar, Davies and North passed fit

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Biggar, Jonathan Davies and George North have all overcome fitness concerns to take their place in Wales' team for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final against France on Sunday.   Warren Gatland...

Wales to use Gatland factor as motivation against France - Davies

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gareth Davies admitted Wales' players are desperate to ensure Warren Gatland's run as coach does not end with a Rugby World Cup quarter-final defeat to France on Sunday.     Gatland has already...

Highlights: Wales v Uruguay - Rugby World Cup 2019

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales secured top spot in Pool D with a hard fought 35-13 win over Uruguay at the Rugby World Cup. Wales opened the scoring with a try, but Uruguay kept the scoreboard ticking over with two successful...

Japan make history as fearsome All Blacks march on – the pool stage in numbers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is headed for the knockout rounds after a dramatic pool stage in which Scotland were the biggest casualties.     Eight teams remain from 20, with hosts Japan – who...

Wasteful Wales frustrate Gatland and Tipuric

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales coach Warren Gatland and captain Justin Tipuric bemoaned a host of wasteful moments before their side closed out an uneven 35-13 Rugby World Cup victory over Uruguay.     The Six Nations...