Autumn Nations Series

Samoa and New Zealand win Cape Town Sevens

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After three action-packed days of World Rugby Sevens Series action in Cape Town, Samoa’s men and New Zealand’s women ended the event - and 2022 - in style with victory.   Samoa...

Ngcobo happy to remain top of the World Series standings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Sevens coach Sandile Ngcobo expressed his satisfaction with the Blitzboks still topping the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series standings with three tournaments done in the 2023 season, despite a...

Positive start for SA’s sides in European debut

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The five South African teams that made their debuts in the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup on Saturday got a pass mark on the opening weekend of the two European competitions, with the Cell...

Champions Cup Team of the Week: Round 1

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A Thrilling weekend of Champions Cup rugby comes to an end with the opening round of the 2022/23 season closing off with an away win for Leicester Tigers at the expence of Ospreys.                                                                                                   History...

Semi-finalists decided at Cape Town Sevens

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The HSBC Cape Town Sevens will come to a climax on Sunday after a thrilling day of action at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday which saw the semi-final line-up confirmed. In the women’s event Olympic...

Match Report: Sharks win 10-try thriller against Harlequins

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks earned their maiden Heineken Champions Cup victory in a thrilling 39-31 win over Harlequins at the Hollywoodbets Kings Park in Durban on Saturday afternoon.   Makazole Mapimpi notched...

Former England centre Tindall questions Jones dismissal ahead of World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones should have been given until the conclusion of next year's Rugby World Cup to turn England's results around, according to former centre Mike Tindall.  The Australian was dismissed on...

Sharks win 10-try thriller against Harlequins

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cell C Sharks earned their maiden Heineken Champions Cup victory in a thrilling 39-31 win over Harlequins at the Hollywoodbets Kings Park in Durban on Saturday afternoon.   Makazole Mapimpi...

Small tweaks for Blitzboks as they go for a double

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Coming off a convincing tournament win in Dubai last week may have boosted the self-belief that the Blitzboks are doing something correctly, but Springbok Sevens coach, Sandile Ngcobo, believes the reset...

South African teams break new ground in Europe

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five South African franchises will enter new rugby territory on Saturday when the take the field in the opening round of the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup competitions in a watershed moment...