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Everything you need to know about the Rainbow Cup clash between the Sharks and Bulls

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The race for top spot in the PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA is going down to the wire as the Sharks and Bulls meet in Durban on Saturday for a place in next weekend’s North v South final.   The match...

Journeyman flyhalf returns to Sharks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 32 year-old Cronje has set up camp in Durban where he is training with the Sharks as part of their Currie Cup squad.    The creative flyhalf has enjoyed an extremely colourful career to...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In 2009, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13 all in Cape...

Referees named for Lions tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nic Berry (Aus) will officiate in the first test between the Lions and Boks while Ben O’Keeffe (NZ) and Mathieu Raynal (France) will look after the second and third tests respectively.    (Nic...

Who could replace Duane Vermeulen in the Springbok line up and why Coetzee was omitted

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

'We are fearing for the worst.'   Those were the words of Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus when queried about Duane Vermeulen's injury after the announcement of the Springbok squad to play...

Rainbow Cup SA Wrap: Bulls sneak home in Pretoria, Sharks keep Rainbow Cup hopes alive

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The race to the top of the standings in the PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA will go down to the wire in Durban next weekend when the Sharks and Bulls clash in what is a mini-final for all effective purposes.   With...

Why Nico Janse van Rensburg is one of the best selection calls from the Springboks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienebar and Rassie Erasmus sprang a few surprises when naming the first Springbok since the Rugby World Cup in Japan.   The Springbok management team picked the entire Rugby World Cup-winning...

Rassie Erasmus explains why Cornal Hendricks did not make the Springbok squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has explained the omission of Bulls centre Cornal Hendricks from the 46-man Springbok squad for the British & Irish Lions series.   One of the biggest talking points after the...

The 7 unluckiest players to miss out on the Springbok squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby`

Unsurprisingly, the entire 2019 Rugby World Cup-winning squad, except for the retired trio of Tendai Mtawarira, Francois Louw and Schalk Brits, and the injured Warrick Gelant, were named in Springbok head...

Eight uncapped players named in the Springboks squad for Lions Series

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Frans Steyn and Morné Steyn are in line to experience the rare honour of facing the British & Irish Lions for a second time after being named in a dynamic Springbok squad featuring several Rugby...