Cheetahs secure top spot in the Currie Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finalists in the Carling Currie Cup Premier and First Divisions were confirmed this weekend following some nail-biting action, with eight teams booking their spots in next weekend’s four...

Blitzboks to face Australia in London Cup quarter-finals

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Sevens returned to winning ways in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series at Twickenham on Saturday, beating Argentina, Ireland and Kenya to top Pool D at the HSBC London Sevens, the penultimate...

Fiji and New Zealand the winners after a brilliant HSBC France Sevens

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji’s men and New Zealand’s women turned on the style to win the HSBC France Sevens in Toulouse on Sunday. Ireland, led by the excellent Terry Kennedy, played some impressive rugby to reach...

Men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series favourites suffer shock defeats on opening day in Toulouse as women’s champions Australia continue fine form

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The three contenders for the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title faced setbacks on a thrilling opening day at the HSBC France Sevens as South Africa, Argentina and Australia suffered...

Latest World Rankings: Ireland overtake England, Wales fall

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have moved up to fourth place in the overall World Rugby rankings following the action in the penultimate round of the Six Nations.   England put up an incredible fight a man down after...

SA Rugby confirms expanding domestic calendar

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby has announced the confirmed competition structure for the remainder of the 2022 rugby season, which will see an expansion of the Carling Currie Cup First Division as well as the Women’s...

Powell applauds Blitzboks’ courage and endeavour

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell applauded the effort of his squad on Sunday night, when they beat Australia by 33-7 in the final of the HSBC Spain Sevens in Seville.   The victory over the Australians saw...

Paterson returns as AUS Men's Sevens prepare for Seville

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Henry Paterson has returned to the Australian Men’s Sevens side as they look to build on their 2022 performances in Spain. Paterson marks the only change to John Manenti’s side as the...

Kolisi scoops top SA Rugby Award for 2021

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Siya Kolisi is the SA Rugby Player of the Year for 2021, after the popular Springbok captain garnered the most votes for his performances during a tough season, while the exciting Aphelele Fassi underlined...

Springbok stars lead SA Rugby Awards nominations for 2021

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five star Springboks – Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Eben Etzebeth, Siya Kolisi and Makazole Mapimpi – are up against each other for the coveted SA Rugby Player of the Year award for 2021...