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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

4 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...

'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...

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...

I've had better birthdays, says Gatland after Howley's Wales exit

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales' Rugby World Cup squad have pulled together after the shock of backs coach Rob Howley being sent home from Japan over an alleged breach of betting regulations.       On Tuesday,...

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...

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

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We are in the final countdown to the Rugby World Cup in Japan!     Ultimate Rugby has picked out five Tier Two players from each pool at the Rugby World Cup.   Pool A   Pool...

Friday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six legends to be inducted into World Rugby Hall of Fame   World Rugby has announced that six legends of the game in Richie McCaw (New Zealand), Shiggy Konno (Japan), Os du Randt (South Africa),...

Six legends to be inducted into World Rugby Hall of Fame

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced that six legends of the game in Richie McCaw (New Zealand), Shiggy Konno (Japan), Os du Randt (South Africa), Peter Fatialofa (Samoa), Graham Henry (New Zealand) and Diego Ormaechea...