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Boks to drop Vermeulen for Pumas test - report

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks are set to drop veteran forward Duane Vermeulen for their Rugby Championship clash against Argentina in Buenos Aires on Saturday, according to reports.   Vermeulen...

Ireland stun hosts South Africa as semi-finals confirmed at Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa’s hopes of lifting the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 trophy on home turf were ended in stunning style when Ireland’s men emphatically eliminated the hosts on quarter-finals day at...

Heavyweights flex their muscles on opening day of Rugby World Cup Sevens in Cape Town

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 kicked off in spectacular style at the Cape Town Stadium on Friday, as the big-name sides successfully navigated a day of high-stakes knockout matches. Cape Town is host...

Rugby World Cup: With exactly one year to go, how are the leading nations shaping up?

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Excitement levels for the 2023 Rugby World Cup have ramped up another notch with Thursday marking exactly one year to go until the tournament gets up and running. For some teams, the next 12 months will...

Boks get back to business in Buenos Aires

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks got back to business on the training field in Buenos Aires on Wednesday to prepare for the big task of attempting to win their two remaining Castle Lager Rugby Championship matches following...

Former All Blacks heap praise on Jason Ryan

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks Sir John Kirwan and Justin Marshall have heaped praise on the work of Jason Ryan after the latter joined the All Black coaching staff with the team in turmoil after the series loss to...

Latest World Rankings: Wallabies fall to new low

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand bounced back in round four of the Rugby Championship to defeat Australia and Argentina, respectively.   The All Blacks came out firing to dispatch Argentina 53-3 in...

Slipper wants Australia to be 'hurt' by Springboks defeat

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

James Slipper wants Australia to "hurt" after they were consigned to a 24-8 Rugby Championship defeat by South Africa.   The Springboks overpowered the Wallabies at Allianz Stadium on Saturday,...

'We want to move forward': Wallabies turning attention to Bledisloe after 'tough' Springboks defeat

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dave Rennie's men were handed a brutal 24-8 defeat by the world champions in Sydney, gaining revenge from Adelaide.   “We’re pretty disappointed. It’s a tough loss, we got a bit...

All Blacks announce 33-man squad for Championship Test in Melbourne

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced a squad of 33 players that will travel to Melbourne for the Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies.     Loose...