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Springbok 2023 World cup Squad and their high school career

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Since the oldest player in the Springbok squad for the World Cup in France matriculated back in 2003 until the youngest player matriculated in 2020 a total of 427 players represented the South African...

Hooker Michael van Vuuren joins Newcastle Falcons

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experienced hooker Michael van Vuuren has bolstered Newcastle Falcons’ front-row ranks by joining on a one-season deal.   The 31-year-old arrives from South African side Emirates Lions, for...

London Irish to add Mike Willemse to squad

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish will complete the signing of hooker Mike Willemse ahead of the 2021/22 season.     The 28-year-old South African, who is currently plying his trade for Edinburgh in the Pro14,...

Simon Kerrod re-signs with Harlequins

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins have announced that tighthead prop Simon Kerrod has extended his time at Harlequins with a new deal Kerrod arrived at Harlequins ahead of the 2019/20 campaign from Gallagher Premiership rivals...

Pro16 would 'open door of opportunity for South Africa' says Robbie Kempson

3 years ago by BBC Rugby News

Former Springbok Robbie Kempson believes South African rugby will thrive from the introduction of its four Super Rugby sides to the Pro14. Full Story

Bulls sign Jan Uys from Top 14 club Brive

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the signing of 26-year-old lock forward Jan Uys from French Top 14 club CA Brive who will join the Bulls as of 1 July.   Uys spent the last few seasons with CA Brive...

Du Preez signs Warriors contract extension

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland international Cornell du Preez has committed his future to Warriors until the end of the 2021/22 season. Du Preez joined Warriors from Edinburgh in the summer of 2018 and recovered from suffering...

Saints sign hooker Michael van Vuuren

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today announce that hooker Michael van Vuuren has signed for the Club.     The English-qualified 27-year-old arrives at Franklin’s Gardens from Premiership rivals...

David Bulbring signs for Japanese club

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh-qualified second rower David Bulbring has signed a deal to join Top League side Kubota Spears following his release from Scarlets.   The former Springbok u20 lock, Bulbring spent...

Solomons extends Worcester stay

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warriors Director of Rugby Alan Solomons has committed himself to the club until the end of the 2021/22 season.   Solomons’ existing contract was set to expire at the end of next season but...