Challenge Cup

2021 - 2022

10 uncapped players called up for Scotland's Americas Tour

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend has named a 37-man squad for the Skyscanner Americas Tour this summer, with 10 players in contention for an international debut in matches against Canada, USA, Chile and Uruguay. Nathan...

Erasmus names exciting Bok training squad

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus named an exciting squad of 35 players for the team’s first official training camp of the season, which starts in Pretoria on Monday where the focus will be on the opening...

No changes for Saints' final fixture

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Phil Dowson has named a completely unchanged matchday 23 as Northampton Saints head to their first Gallagher Premiership Final since 2014 – facing Bath Rugby in the league’s showpiece finale...

Bosch signs for Brive

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

CA Brive are pleased to announce the signing of fly-half Curwin Bosch from the Durban Sharks.   A skillful player with the ball in his hands and blessed with a long and precise kicking games, Curwin...

URC Final Round Preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors v Zebre Parma, Friday, 7.35pm   Having dropped from first to fourth after successive league defeats out in South Africa, Glasgow will be looking for an empathic return to winning...

Sharks name team for final round

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

And so the 2023/24 Vodacom United Rugby Championship season comes to a close for the Hollywoodbets Sharks when they host the Vodacom Bulls at Hollywoodbets Kings Park on Saturday afternoon. After being...

BKT URC Fixtures for 2024/25 Now Available

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

EARLIEST-EVER RELEASE OF BKT URC FIXTURES The full BKT United Rugby Championship schedule for the 2024/25 campaign are now available thanks to the first-ever in-season launch...

Last roll of the dice as Vodacom URC pool stages come to a close

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls, DHL Stormers and Emirates Lions will have everything to play for in the final pool round of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship on Saturday – when the SA Shield winner will also...

Skinstad says Sharks’ historic cup success proves South African sides deserve to be on board

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springboks skipper Bob Skinstad says the “magnificent” Challenge Cup triumph by the Hollywoodbets Sharks has fully vindicated the involvement of South African sides in northern hemisphere...

Reinvigorated Hollywoodbets Sharks hold the cards in SA 'Survivor' duel

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

If the 2023/24 BKT United Rugby Championship season is a game of Survivor, then the Hollywoodbets Sharks, South Africa's lowest-placed team this season, suddenly are at the well and they have...