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CONFIRMED: Johan Goosen returns to South Africa

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the signing of Springbok utility back Johan Goosen from TOP14 club Montpellier.   The 28-year-old flyhalf, who can hold his own at centre and fullback, is a product...

All PRO14 Awards Winners

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pro14 awards have taken place and here are all the winners:     Chris Cloete awarded Turnover King       Munster’s Chris Cloete has been awarded the Turnover...

2021 Major League Dream XV: Robshaw, Giteau and Ellis

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

America's top flight rugby competition returns this weekend with a full house of fixtures.   A year after the competition was brought to an abrupt end, Major League Rugby returns in full force in...

Clutch kick from Frans Steyn seals Cheetahs victory

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Frans Steyn showed off his long-range kicking skills again on Wednesday evening as he slotted the match-winning penalty to hand the Cheetahs a thrilling 39-38 win over the Sharks in Bloemfontein.   The...

USA international Ruben de Haas signs for Saracens

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have announced the signing of scrum-half Ruben de Haas.      The 22-year-old will join the Men in Black on a two-year deal from South African franchise the Cheetahs.      Born...

Test Stars Light Up The Opening Round Of The Top League

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights lead the way in their respective conferences after the opening round of the Top League.   Panasonic claimed a comprehensive 55-14 victory over Ricoh...

Two Red Cards in the Premiership clash at Welford Round

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Both Leicester Tigers and Wasps saw player's given their marching orders on Saturday at Welford Road.   Tigers' loose forward Jasper Wiese was sent for an early shower in the first half for a clearout...

International stars shine in the opening day of the Japanese Top League

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicked off Saturday with five entertaining matches in the opening day of action.    The opening game of the new season, saw the Shining Arcs breeze past Honda Heat claiming...

SA Rugby confirm preparation fixtures to kick off 2021

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby announced the kick-off of the 2021 season with a number of preparation fixtures for eight provincial teams as national planning focuses on entry to the international Rainbow Cup and the Springboks’...

Cheetah squad for 2021

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the 2020/21 Currie Cup something of the past, everyone anxiously awaits the announcement of the next local rugby competition.      The Cheetahs started with training last week, and...