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2024/25 Champions Cup Teams Confirmed

7 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

All the Champions Cup teams for next years competition have been confirmed. The draw will be held in early July with fixtures follow soon after that.   TOP 14: Toulouse Stade Francais Paris Bordeaux Toulon La...

Etzebeth to lead the Sharks in Challenge Cup final

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eben Etzebeth will lead a strong Hollywoodbets Sharks team named to take on Gloucester in Friday night’s EPCR Challenge Cup Final at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. On this historic...

Gloucester look to turn season around

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having finished second from bottom in the Gallagher Premiership last weekend, Gloucester Rugby forwards Ruan Ackermann and Freddie Clarke regard Friday night’s EPCR Challenge Cup final as a chance...

Springbok legend closes curtains on illustrious career

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an illustrious abd much decorated rugby career, former Springbok scrum-half  Ruan Pienaar will take to the field for the final time for his beloved Toyota Cheetahs side in the SA Cup derby against...

Two Changes for the Sharks' URC return

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hollywoodbets Sharks are back in action at Hollywoodbets Kings Park on Saturday when they entertain Italian outfit Benetton in the closing stages of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship. While they...

Jared Payne relishing going up against his former team

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The week Jared Payne has had penciled into his diary since the start of the season has finally arrived, as he prepares to take on his former team.   Payne spent more than a decade with Ulster Rugby...

Sharks win over Clermont, by the numbers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Siya Masuku shines again for the Sharks as they sneak a one pioint win over three time Challenge Cup champions, Clermont at the Twickenham Stoep   The Sharks were behind on both possession and territory...

Clermont share a similar history to the Hollywoodbets Sharks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Clermont-Auvergne team that the Hollywoodbets Sharks will face in Saturday’s EPCR Challenge Cup semifinal in London has had a few lean years but they will be arriving at the Stoop in good...

URC Round 15 Review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New team on top Glasgow Warriors are the new leaders of the BKT URC having jumped above Leinster Rugby at the top of the table. Franco Smith’s team did a professional job in recording a 40-9 bonus...

Match Preview: Ulster Rugby Vs Cardiff Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A changed front row from last week’s EPCR Challenge Cup game in Clermont sees Eric O’Sullivan, Tom Stewart and Scott Wilson get the nodand Taulupe Faletau returns from injury to be named...