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Australia equal record low in World Rugby Men’s Ranking

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A record 48-17 defeat to Argentina has seen Australia drop to seventh place in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings.     It equals their lowest-ever position, last held between September...

South Africa v New Zealand: Stats, Facts, Line Ups

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off for the 103rd time on Saturday as the old foes clash at the iconic Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg.   We take a look at all the team, match, referee, and...

Joseph Dweba to start against New Zealand, Mbonambi withdraws

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Jacques Nienaber has made a change to his squad for the second test match in the Rugby Championship against New Zealand at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.   Nienaber...

Vermeulen to return for second test against the All Blacks, questions over vacant wing

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok veteran Duan Vermeulen is set to make his return from injury in the second test match against New Zealand next Saturday.   According to Sunday newspaper Rapport, Vermeulen completed full...

“I hope we made the people proud” – Kolisi on a record-breaking win

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi paid tribute to the team’s fans after the Boks’ record-breaking win over New Zealand in the opening Test of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship at the Mbombela...

The Rugby Championship: The Breakdown – Springboks preparing to pounce on struggling All Blacks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand are in a crisis by their standards, and things do not get any easier as they start the Rugby Championship in South Africa.     South Africa are favourites to inflict a third consecutive...

South Africa v New Zealand: Stats, Facts, Line Ups

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off for the 102nd time on Saturday with the rivalry taken to a new destination, Nelspruit.   Saturday's test will be just the fourth time South Africa...

United Rugby Championship 2022/23 Kick-Off Times Confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The URC have confirmed the kick-off times for all 18 rounds of the United Rugby Championship for the 2022/23 season.   Glasgow Warriors will bookend the start and finish of the regular...

World Rankings: New Zealand and Australia could fall to record lows

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the opening round of The Rugby Championship 2022 this weekend.   Ahead of the opening round of the competition, South Africa are...

Ian Foster told by NZ Rugby to resign if All Blacks don't improve

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster has reportedly been told to resign if the All Blacks fail to show any “definitive improvements” in their two test matches against the Springboks in South Africa.   According...