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Nienaber banks on experience for New Zealand Test

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has recalled the experienced trio of Lood de Jager, Elton Jantjies and Frans Steyn for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand in Townsville,...

Springboks make 3 changes to face Wallabies

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber opted for continuity in selection for their Rugby Championship clash against Australia in Brisbane on Saturday, making only three changes to his matchday squad –...

Blue Bulls claim back to back Currie Cup titles

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls made it two from two in as many seasons when they successfully defended the Currie Cup title against the Sharks in a one-sided final in Pretoria on Saturday.   The same two teams that...

Currie Cup season's top stats performers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls hoisted the Currie Cup for the second time in a calendar year after they brushed aside the Sharks in Pretoria to take the 2021 title.     The Sharks were able to string...

The Sharks march on Pretoria

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a repeat of 2020’s final, the Sharks travel to Pretoria to take on the Bulls to decide the champions of the 2021 instalment.    The Bulls finished top of the overall standings, nine...

Everything you need to know ahead of the Currie Cup Final

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Currie Cup will reach a thrilling conclusion in Pretoria on Saturday when the Bulls aim to win the title for the second consecutive season in a repeat of the 2020 final against the Sharks at Loftus...

CONFIRMED: Bismarck du Plessis joins the Bulls

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls have finalised an exciting signing with the acquisition of experienced Springbok hooker, Bismarck du Plessis.   The 2007 World Cup-winning hooker, who has a total of 79 tests to his name,...

Premiership Rugby Ins And Outs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

BATH RUGBY Ins: Will Butt (academy), Arthur Cordwell (academy), Johannes Jonker (Ealing Trailfinders), D’Arcy Rae (Glasgow Warriors), Kieran Verden (academy), Jaco Coetzee (The Stormers), Danny...

Vermeulen returns for Wallaby Test in Gold Coast

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Duane Vermeulen will make his first appearance for the Springboks since the 2019 Rugby World Cup final when South Africa resume their Rugby Championship campaign on Sunday against Australia at the CBUS...

Goosen ruled out of Currie Cup Final

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johan Goosen has been ruled out of the Currie Cup final on Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19 following a mandatory test 48 hours after the game.       The 29-year-old will...