Autumn Nations Series

Australia women and South Africa men reign supreme in Dubai

18 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia began their HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title defence on a winning note as they claimed an unprecedented hat-trick of Emirates Dubai 7s titles with a 26-19 victory against their closest rivals...

Springboks sensation Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoying proving people wrong as he returns to URC action

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoys nothing more than proving all those people who told him he was too small to play rugby wrong.   The diminutive 26-year-old, who is 5ft 9ins and 11st 13lbs, is one of the...

Jones hits back at scathing Clive Woodward comments

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Under-fire England boss Eddie Jones has hit back at some criticism levelled at him by World Cup-winning former England coach, Sir Clive Woodward.   In the wake of England’s convincing defeat...

Another round of “SA v Wales” in the Vodacom URC

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The weekend’s exciting Vodacom United Rugby Championship ninth round action once more will see all four South African sides hosting Welsh opposition, starting with Friday evening’s clash in...

Antoine Dupont cleared to play for Toulouse against Munster

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse star Antoine Dupont is free to play against Munster in next week's Champions Cup opener after his ban was reduced on appeal.     The scrum-half had been suspended for four...

URC the perfect breeding ground for NextGen Springboks

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Autumn Nations Series this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played...

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

Centurion Taulupe Faletau’s test career in numbers

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau added his name to the list of test centurions during the recently completed Autumn Nations Series. Faletau has now represented his country 95 times while his involvement...

R8 Wrap of United Rugby Championship

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

CARDIFF STUN THE SHARKS IN HISTORIC DURBAN VICTORY   Cardiff became the first Welsh team to win a United Rugby Championship match in South Africa as they recorded a stunning 35-0 bonus point victory...

Nienaber, Kolisi praise Boks for special win

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber and captain Siya Kolisi praised the team for their brave effort to earn their first win over England at Twickenham since 2014, and their first personal victories in London...