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MLR Off-Season Update – Utah Warriors

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Utah Warriors are the first team to unveil their squad in its entirety for the upcoming season. For the most part the off-season has been one of refining, rather than rebuilding, with a strong core...

Springboks mix it up for final Test of 2022

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber made eight changes and two positional switches to his matchday squad to face England at Twickenham on Saturday in the final Castle Lager Outgoing Tour clash, with a handful...

Eddie Jones to take charge of the USA Eagles?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reports indicate that the conclusion of the 2023 World Cup could see the wily Eddie Jones begin a completely new chapter in his coaching career, this time in the USA.   According to the Sydney Morning...

Jasper Wiese returns as Springboks show minor switches for Italy

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jasper Wiese (No 8) returns to a Springbok starting lineup which features new lock and centre pairings for Saturday’s third Outgoing Tour match against Italy in Genoa, as coach Jacques Nienaber made...

Boks make switches for France with Libbok on bench

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former SA Under-20 flyhalf Manie Libbok has been included on the Springbok bench for Saturday’s Test against France in Marseille as head coach Jacques Nienaber named a team showing five changes and...

Brett Hodgson to join England coaching staff

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  England have appointed Brett Hodgson as defence coach to start after the Autumn Nation Series. Anthony Seibold will leave at the end of the series to join NRL side Manly Warringah...

RWC Qualifier: USA Team Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four teams will take to The Sevens Stadium pitch on Sunday as the round-robin RWC 2023 Final Qualification Tournament, which will run until 18 November, gets underway. At the end of the three match days...

Jamie Joseph names Japan squad for England and France tests

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan Head Coach Jamie Joseph has announced the 40-member Squad for the upcoming Autumn Nations Series.     The squad left Japan on Wednesday and will face the likes of England and France...

Kolbe returns in settled Springbok team to face Ireland

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cheslin Kolbe will play his first Test at fullback when he makes a return to the Springbok team for the first time since July in a settled team to face the top-ranked team in the world, Ireland, at the...

Two uncapped players in South Africa's 35-man squad, Jenkins recalled and SA A squad confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Junior Springbok backs Manie Libbok and Sacha Feinberg-Mngomezulu earned their first Springbok call-ups on Friday, while there was a recall for Jason Jenkins, who is back in the national set-up...