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Lopez slots the winner to down the Pumas

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Camille Lopez's first act after coming on was to score a match-winning drop goal to spare France's blushes against Argentina.       France escaped the ignominy of being on the receiving...

England have earned the right to be among the favourites – Dallaglio

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have earned the right to be considered among the favourites for the Rugby World Cup, according to Lawrence Dallaglio.     Eddie Jones' side, along with top-ranked Ireland, Six Nations...

Tonga coach Kefu names Tonga team to face England

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga coach Toutai Kefu has named his team for the Pool C match against England at Sapporo Dome on Sunday, 22 September.     Only four players in thie match-day squad (Sanatane Takulua, Kurt...

Rugby World Cup 2019: France v Argentina

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have frustrated their fans and themselves with inconsistent displays over recent years and Damien Penaud has issued a rallying call.       Damian Penaud rallied his France team-mates...

Rugby World Cup 2019: England name team to play Tonga

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play Tonga in the opening pool game of Rugby World Cup 2019 in Sapporo, Japan.   Owen Farrell will captain the side at inside centre with George...

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...

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...

Selecting a RWC 2019 XV with just one player from a country

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Rugby World Cup is just days away and we can look forward to seeing some of the greatest talents from around the world come together and compete.      Here's a combined...

Rugby World Cup: Pool C Preview

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool of death one of Argentina, England or France not progressing to the Quarter Finals.         Many feel it will be between Argentina and France with England still feeling...