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South Africa confirms Rainbow Cup fixtures

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby today confirmed the fixtures for the Sharks, Stormers, Lions and Bulls in the Rainbow Cup which starts this weekend. The South African sides will no longer travel out of the country to play and...

CONFIRMED: Rainbow Cup to run as 'dual tournaments with no cross-hemisphere fixtures'

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 and SA Rugby have confirmed that the Rainbow Cup will no longer take place as planned.    The South African teams are unable to travel to the UK & Ireland and after 'colossal...

Injured Bok stars expected to be fit for Lions series

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok fans will be holding thumbs on the prospects of a formidable quartet who are busy undergoing injury rehabilitation but might be ready to face the British & Irish Lions in July if all goes...

Springbok v B&I Lions matches moved to just two cities - report

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to reports, the British and Irish Lions are set to confirm that their rescheduled tour matches against the Springboks will move to just two cities and will consist of three Test matches instead...

Law Trials Confirmed for Rainbow Cup

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three law variations will be trialled in the Rainbow Cup starting next week, Red Card Replacements, Captain’s Challenge and Goal-line drop-outs all come in to affect for the tournament.   Alan...

Pau stint could do wonders for confidence driven Jantjies

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Tuesday, the Lions confirmed that franchise captain and their go-to flyhalf for the past decade was off to France as a medical joker for the latter stages of the TOP14 season.   In a statement...

Springboks start season preparations with alignment camps

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks’ preparations for the forthcoming international season will move up a gear in the next fortnight as Rassie Erasmus (Director of Rugby), Jacques Nienaber (head coach) and the rest of...

Sky Sports out of contention for Pro16 broadcasting rights

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After being strong favourites to secure the broadcasting rights for the Pro16, Sky Sports have put themselves out of contention for the deal.   The competition now seems set to stay with Premier...

Opening Rounds of the PRO14 Rainbow Cup Confirmed

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 Rainbow Cup will kick-off on the weekend of April 24 with fixtures for the first three rounds now confirmed.   Three weekends of derby action will be followed by cross-hemisphere...

2021 Major League Dream XV: Robshaw, Giteau and Ellis

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

America's top flight rugby competition returns this weekend with a full house of fixtures.   A year after the competition was brought to an abrupt end, Major League Rugby returns in full force in...