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Team News: Cokanasiga & Watson return for Bath, Los Puma lock starts for Gloucester

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester Rugby will make the short trip to Bath tomorrow to take on their West-Country rivals at the Recreation Ground. (5.30pm KO)   George Skivington has handed a full debut to Argentine international,...

Top 10 New Zealand Tries | Rugby World Cup 2019

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look at the top 10 New Zealand tries scored at Rugby World Cup 2019, including superb efforts from Ben Smith, Beauden Barrett and TJ Perenara.

Premiership Transfer XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership Rugby gets back underway on Friday and we may be finishing off a season but there have been a number of movements that take affect. There has been plenty...

Phil Kearns to lead Australia's 2027 Rugby World Cup bid

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia Chairman Hamish McLennan has today announced two-time World Cup winner Phil Kearns AM as Executive Director, Rugby World Cup 2027 Bid. Kearns, who played 67 Tests for Australia, will lead...

Maro Itoje At Six For The British and Irish Lions?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a recent interview, Irish legend Brian O’Driscoll was asked to pick his Lions XV for the upcoming tour to South Africa in 2021.   O’Driscoll, a veteran of no less than four tours,...

Player to watch in Super Rugby Aotearoa - Shannon Frizell

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders snatching victory from the gaping jaws of defeat against Chiefs will go down as the highlight of Round 6. Through sheer bloody-mindedness and the courage to express their attacking skills,...

10 Great Sledges in Rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fans and players love a good verbal joust on the pitch from time to time. While more common in the sphere of, say, cricket, a bit of sledging is no foreign concept on the rugby field. We take a look at...

World Rugby announces the qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2023

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced details of the qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France.   Following the most competitive and widely-acclaimed Rugby World Cup to date in Japan, the qualification...

Picking a Tier 2 World XV

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There is a raft of talented players outside the first tier of test playing nations, some of which could claim to be the best in the position in world rugby.   We take a look at what a potential...

Video shows just how brilliant Pieter-Steph du Toit was in the Rugby World Cup Final

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the Springboks' Rugby World Cup success, Pieter-Steph du Toit was named as the World Player of the Year.    Judging by his performance in the Rugby World Cup Final, it's easy to see...