Whiteley & Pollard in race against time for Rugby Championship

7 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok captain Warren Whiteley and flyhalf Handre Pollard are both in a race against time to prove their fitness for the Rugby Championship.   Whiteley missed the final Test against France...

Super Rugby Team of the Season

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

  As we head into the Super Rugby semi-finals we have a look at who stepped up for their side this season and were the top performers in their position.   1. Joe Moody (Crusaders)   The...

Exeter Sign Powerful South African Lock

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs have bolstered their squad for the 2017-18 season with the signing of powerful South African lock Wilhelm van der Sluys.   Born in Paarl, van der Sluys attended the local High School...

Recap on two South African sides joining expanded PRO12 for new season

2 days ago by Rugby Dump

Last week, the Guiness PRO12 and the South African Rugby Union came to an agreement to grant Super Rugby franchises, the Cheetahs and Southern Kings, places in an expanded Northern Hemisphere league ahead...

Weekly Round Up

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina names squad for the Rugby Championship Los Pumas Head Coach Daniel Hourcade has made four changes to his squad for the Rugby Championship, with second-rower Marcos Kremer and scrum-half...

Pro 12 all set to embrace South African teams - reports

1 week ago by Talking Rugby Union

Pro 12 is all set to become a 14-team competition from the 2017/18 season onwards after South Africa based clubs Cheetahs and Southern Kings are set to join the league.

Wednesday Afternoon Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dylan Hartley re-signs new Saints deal and re-appointed as captain Northampton Saints has today announced that Dylan Hartley has both signed a new contract and been appointed as the club’s captain...

Southern Kings and Cheetahs set to join PRO12

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Recently, the Southern Kings and the Cheetahs received an axe from Super Rugby following a SANZAAR decision to reduce the competition’s participants from 18 to 15 teams from next season.   The...

Pro12 expansion: Fixture list would protect derby matches

1 week ago by BBC Rugby News

Pro12 derbies would be protected if the league splits into two conferences after the arrival of Cheetahs and Southern Kings.

Pollard, Cronjé invited to Bok assessment camp

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks have invited 14 players to a medical and conditioning assessment camp next week, with experienced flyhalves Handré Pollard and Lionel Cronjé amongst the 14 players.   Thirteen...