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All eyes on pocket-rocket Abrahams

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks speedster Thaakir Abrahams has shown opponents in the United Rugby Championship that what he lacks in size he more than makes up for in heart, pace and guile.   The Cape-born pocket rocket,...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup TV deals confirmed in UK and Ireland

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup are set for a major viewership boost with the announcement that BT Sport, as well as ITV, RTÉ and S4C, have all agreed multi-year partnerships for the new broadcast...

United Rugby Championship Match Officials And Broadcasters For Round 4

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the United Rugby Championship Round 4 fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.     FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7   Connacht...

Leader Louw Has Found His Place in the Pride

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

A gutsy decision to swap the seaspray of Durban for the inner-city of Doornfontein (Johannesburg) has seen Marius Louw pounce on an opportunity to star for the Emirates Lions in the BKT...

Where To Watch This Weekend's URC Action

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

WHERE TO WATCH THIS WEEKEND'S UNITED RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP ACTION.   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7   Connacht v Munster The Sportsground, Galway – KO 19.35 IRE & UK / 20.35 ITA & SA Live...

SA teams grab 19 from 20 points in the URC

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four from four yet again, with 19 log points out of a possible 20 tell the story of yet another amazing weekend of rugby for the four South African teams in the third round of the United Rugby Championship.   Like...

Rassie Erasmus and Junior Bok coach to lead South Africa Select XV

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus and Bafana Nhleko are reportedly set to lead the South Africa Select XV during the end-of-year tour this November.    Erasmus has returned to coaching since his ban from...

Joe Marler to lead Quins against Saints

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and British and Irish Lions prop Joe Marler will lead Harlequins against playoff rivals Northampton Saints this Sunday as the Club looks to secure a first home win in the Gallagher Premiership...