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Kolisi urges fast start for Springboks against All Blacks

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having been humbled by Japan in their 2015 Rugby World Cup opener, South Africa will be hoping for a much better start against New Zealand.       South Africa captain Siya Kolisi...

The Deadliest Wingers At The Rugby World Cup

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With many expecting this to be the closest contested World Cup to date, we thought it would be worthwhile having a few of the deadliest wingers in the competition this year.        All...

The Miracle of Brighton - How beating the Springboks set the stage for Japan

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan were meant to stand no chance against mighty South Africa but sprang the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history in Brighton.         Shortly after breakfast on September...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan v Russia

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ambitious Japan coach Jamie Joseph is eyeing history as the hosts prepare to kick-off the Rugby World Cup against Russia in Tokyo on Friday.     The Brave Blossoms caused an almighty...

Rugby World Cup: Pool B Preview

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Apart from Pool C this is the most talked about group with the current World Champions involved and up against a South African side that in the last 18 months have managed to claw their way back in contention....

Four Smaller Rugby World Cup Games Worth Tuning In For

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off next week and while everyone is looking forward to those big clashes involving the tier 1 nations, such as New Zealand v South Africa and Ireland v Scotland, we...

"Trying to do things that no one else has ever done before is a hallmark of what New Zealand people are about" - Steve Hansen

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aiming for a third straight Rugby World Cup title, Steve Hansen and the All Blacks are excited.     Steve Hansen insisted the All Blacks were embracing the pressure of trying to win a third...

Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool B

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching and as we continue to build to what will be the most closely fought World Cup to date, we have picked out five Tier two players to keep an eye on in Japan.     Have...

Latest World Rankings: Ireland top the rankings going into RWC

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland's 19-10 win over Wales has sent Joe Schmidt's side to the top of the World Rugby Men's Rankings for the first time in history.     Top position in the World Rugby Men's Rankings has...

Bok Prop Nyakane expected to be fit for World Cup opener

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A knee sprain sustained in South Africa's win over Japan on Friday will not stop Trevor Nyakane being ready for the Rugby World Cup.     South Africa expect Trevor Nyakane to be fit for...