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Milestone for Kitshoff as Springboks make changes for Second Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will earn his 50th Test cap at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday in the second Test of the Castle Lager Lions Series, with Jasper Wiese named at No 8 in this crucial...

Murray, Harris & Vunipola start second Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has made three changes to the starting XV which beat the Springboks last Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the Castle Lager Lions Series. Conor Murray...

Olympic 7s: Quarter Finals loom

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa, Fiji and New Zealand’s unbeaten streak sees them already qualified for the quarter-finals of the Olympic 7s.    New Zealand will tackle Canada today before Great...

USA Rugby to host the All Blacks in Washington DC

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The U.S. Men's National Rugby Team, The Eagles, will host the New Zealand All Blacks, for the first time ever in Washington, DC when they square off on Saturday, October 23, 2021 in the inaugural 1874...

Blitzboks ready and able for Olympic charge

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team are ready to take on all comers in the Tokyo Stadium in the next three days, as the South Africans face Ireland, Kenya and USA in Pool C of the Rugby Sevens tournament at the...

Looking ahead to the first Test: SA vs B&I Lions

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

While it may be devoid of the of the passionate chants of the red-clad Lions supporters in the stands, while the bruising Springbok tackles won’t be met with hear the roars of their fans rising into...

Hogan to leave Leinster for Scarlets

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Skills coach Hugh Hogan will depart Leinster Rugby after eight and a half years to take up a role with Welsh outfit Scarlets.     Hogan, who has most recently worked as the contact skills...

Extended Ireland Women Squad Named For Pre-Season Camps

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A 39-strong Ireland Women training squad, which includes four uncapped players, has been announced for the upcoming preparatory camps for the 2021/22 season.     Ireland 7s captain Lucy...

"I think it will be difficult for this group of players to excel on Saturday" - O'Gara

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former British and Irish Lions flyhalf Ronan O'Gara has expressed his concerns over Warren Gatland's combinations ahead of the first test against the Springboks on Saturday.   Speaking on Off The...

Waratahs welcome back old stalwart

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dynamic back-rower Jed Holloway will once again play in the colours of the Waratahs after signing a new two-year deal with the club.    Holloway already has 58 Tahs caps to his name and has...