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Currie Cup Recap - Round 1

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pumas thump Lions:   The New Nation Pumas made a statement in the opening match of the Carling Currie Cup as they claimed a commanding 39-10 bonus-point win over the Lions in Nelspruit on Friday...

Lions' long-range kickers could be key to test success says Neil Jenkins

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions assistant coach Neil Jenkins believes that his long-range kickers can be a major asset against the Springboks this summer.   With Staurt Hogg and...

Rhodes to leave Saracens at the end of the season

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed that Mike Rhodes will leave the club at the end of the season after a successful 7 years.   The back-rower arrived in 2015 and has gone on to make 106 appearances for the...

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...

Breakdown of the 21 uncapped players included in the England squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named a 34-player England squad to begin preparations for their summer series of fixtures against the USA and Canada.   The England boss is having a look at the youth in the...

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...

The 6 Players In Line To Clash With The Lions For A Second Time

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opportunity to play against the British & Irish Lions comes around just once in a career for a number of players, if they are lucky.    Some outstanding players in the Southern Hemisphere...

Larkham raises concerns over Snyman & de Allende

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster assistant coach Stephen Larkham has raised doubts over Damian de Allende and RG Snyman.   The former Wallaby said ‘It’s too early to say' whether the Springbok pair would be ready...

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...