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Jean Kleyn eligible for Springbok Test selection

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Irish international lock Jean Kleyn has been cleared for Springbok selection under new eligibility rules.   World Rugby have confirmed that the Johannesburg-born 29-year-old fulfilled the...

Springbok squad for the 2023 Rugby Championship

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named a Castle Lager Rugby Championship training squad of 40 players – which features a handful of overseas based players – for their next assignment, a three-week...

URC to make adjustments to the tournament next season

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The South African teams will be looking forward to a slight adjustment to scheduling next season as the URC are reportedly looking into the South African sides making just two trips to Europe in the regular...

Nienaber names squad for second preparation camp

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber had the luxury of naming a group of 33 players for their second preparation camp in Durban from Monday to Wednesday, which included 10 players who featured in the Vodacom...

Munster named URC champions after beating holders Stormers

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster won their first major trophy for 12 years by landing the Vodacom United Rugby Championship title following an absorbing 19-14 victory over the DHL Stormers in Cape Town. Flanker John Hodnett's...

Stormers boss John Dobson praises Munster’s ‘phenomenal’ run to URC final

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stormers head coach John Dobson has hailed Munster’s “phenomenal” run to the United Rugby Championship final ahead of Saturday’s clash in Cape Town. While the Stormers are chasing...

Munster Side To Face Stormers In URC Grand Final

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Munster side has been named for Saturday’s URC Grand Final against Stormers at the DHL Stadium (6.30pm local/5.30pm Irish). There are three personnel changes and one positional switch to the...

Fourie and Orie return for the Stormers

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok forwards Deon Fourie and Marvin Orie make their return to the DHL Stormers team for the Vodacom United Rugby Championship Grand Final against Munster at DHL Stadium on Saturday. Both players...

URC Final: North v South - All you need to know

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending champions DHL Stormers face Munster in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship Grand Final in Cape Town on Saturday. The Stormers overcame Connacht at the DHL Stadium before Munster stunned Irish...