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Sexton and Best lead the charge as Ireland prove their credentials

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton and Rory Best led the way as Ireland's thumping win over Scotland affirmed their credentials as Rugby World Cup challengers.       Ireland have never made it past the...

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

2 days 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...

Wilkinson's drop goal, Lomu's bulldozer and other memorable RWC moments

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, we take a look at some of the tournament's most memorable moments.     Over the next six weeks, dreams will be realised, heroes will emerge and hearts...

Women's Six Nations 2020 Fixtures Revealed!

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has today announced that the 2020 Women’s Six Nations will begin with three Sunday fixtures on the first weekend in February 2020.     Champions England will get their campaign...

Sam Warburton reveals that he almost left the 2017 Lions tour ahead of the second test

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former British & Irish Lions and Wales captain Sam Warburton has revealed that a phone call to his mom stopped him from quitting the team during their the 2017 tour to New Zealand.     The...

Gatland makes wholesale changes for Wales final World Cup warm-up fixture

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones returns to captain Wales for their final Rugby World Cup warm-up fixture against Ireland in a starting line-up featuring 15 changes.   Coach Warren Gatland has opted to make...

Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric return for Wales' final World Cup warm up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named their side for their final preparation match ahead of the RWC with captain Alun Wyn Jones returning to the starting line-up for the clash in Dublin against Ireland.   He will pack...

Tuesday Morning Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France Name Rugby World Cup Squad         View this post on Instagram     France have confirmed their 31-man squad for the #RWC2019 🇫🇷 Thoughts?🤔 A...

Latest World Rankings: Wales relinquish top spot

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have returned to the summit of the World Rankings following Wales' defeat to Ireland at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.     Wales' short reign at the top of the World Rugby...

Weekend Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sekope Kepu to retire from International Rugby at the end of 2019     Wallabies veteran Sekope Kepu has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following...