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Winners & Losers: Australia v Fiji

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia trailed for an hour in their opening for about an hour before they rampaged through Fiji's defence to claim their first victory of the tournament.     Here our winners and losers...

Australia survive Fijian scare in Rugby World Cup opener

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia produced a strong second half to overcome Fiji in Pool D at the Rugby World Cup.         The Wallabies powered past Fiji 39-21 to open their Rugby World Cup campaign...

Alun Wyn Jones to equal Wales record against Georgia

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales named an experienced team to face Georgia and captain Alun Wyn Jones will equal a record.     Alun Wyn Jones will make history after the captain was named to start Wales' Rugby World...

Speedster Marika Koroibete pens new Wallabies deal

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies speedster Marika Koroibete has given the side a huge boost on the eve of their Rugby World Cup opener against Fiji by inking a new two-year contract extension to remain with Australian Rugby...

Can England, Ireland, South Africa or Wales reign? Ranking the contenders to dethrone the All Blacks

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

It may not prove to be the case in the long run, but New Zealand feel a little vulnerable going into the 2019 Rugby World Cup.     Having failed to win this year's shortened version of the...

Jonny Wilkinson has high hopes for England beyond 'nasty' quarter-final

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jonny Wilkinson believes England can win the Rugby World Cup but must first focus on negotiating a potentially tricky path to the semi-finals.     England will be expected to advance to the...

All Blacks boss Hansen condemns 'pretty obvious' Erasmus referee tactics

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen claims rival boss Rassie Erasmus was wrong to question standards of Test refereeing ahead of South Africa's Rugby World Cup opener.     The All Blacks face the...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia v Fiji

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pressure might be on Australia as they face Fiji at the Rugby World Cup but head coach Michael Cheika is not feeling it.       Michael Cheika insists he is not feeling any great...

Thursday Rugby World Cup Update

2 days 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,...

'Pooper' Combination Returns For Australia's Rugby World Cup Opener

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named his team to take on Fiji in Australia’s World Cup opener on Saturday afternoon in Sapporo.   The starting side is almost a replica of the one that...