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Rhys Priestland leads EPCR Challenge Cup’s top scorers

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the conclusion of the EPCR Challenge Cup pool stage and ahead of the Round of 16, we’re looking at which players are leading the scoring charts so far.   Points – Rhys...

Etzebeth named SA Rugby Player of the Year for 2022

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok centurion Eben Etzebeth has been voted SA Rugby’s Player of the Year for 2022 following a string of excellent performances by the experienced lock last year, while Canan Moodie won the...

Six Nations Countdown: The Championship's Top 5 Points Scorers

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations has been fortunate enough to host some of the game’s most prolific points scorers.   With 5 days left until the 2023 tournament gets underway, we take a look at the top 5 names...

Former New Zealand prop Johnstone becomes first openly gay All Black

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Campbell Johnstone hopes that coming out as gay will help others within New Zealand's sporting community.   Johnstone, who played three times for the All Blacks, including in a Test series against...

URC - Round 13 Wrap Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

THE SECRET TO SMITH’S SUCCESS Franco Smith continues to work his magic with Glasgow Warriors who extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to nine matches with a 42-28 bonus point victory...

Sharks fly SA flag on tough weekend of Vodacom URC action

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cell C Sharks were the only South African side to register a victory in a disappointing round of matches for the domestic Vodacom United Rugby Championship teams, but despite this, three of the four...

Rising Ruan

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Scarlets will have to beware the rising threat of Vodacom Bulls skipper Ruan Nortje when they welcome the visitors from Pretoria to west Wales on Friday evening. Second row Nortje, who stands 6ft...

Connacht squad to face Lions

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht management team have named the matchday 23 for tomorrow’s BKT United Rugby Championship tie with the Emirates Lions at The Sportsground (k/o 7.35pm)Having missed last week’s trip...

Anayi: South African Entry Has Strengthened URC & Europe

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s been a pretty eventful eight years since Martin Anayi took over as chief executive of what is now the BKT United Rugby Championship. “It’s eight years and three children for me!”...