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Milestone for Kitshoff as Springboks make changes for Second Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will earn his 50th Test cap at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday in the second Test of the Castle Lager Lions Series, with Jasper Wiese named at No 8 in this crucial...

2021/22 Champions Cup Pools Confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup pools for the 2021/22 season have been confirmed.    The 24 have been placed into one of four tiers based on their ranking, with the draw placing clubs into two...

Winners & Losers: British & Irish Lions First Test Squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has named his side for the first Test against the Springboks and with it, the Lions boss has made some tough selection calls.   In fact, Gatland claims that this test 23 'was by...

Boks 'Bomb Squad' altered, not defused

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A hallmark of the Springboks run to the Rugby World Cup title in 2019 was the now famed 'Bomb Squad' with Rassie Erasmus taking full advantage of South Africa's riches in the pack with a 6-2 spilt...

Jesse Mogg returns to Brumbies on 2 year deal

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 32-year-old fullback made 60 appearances in Brumbies colours from 2012 to 2015 and made his Wallabies debut against the British and Irish Lions in 2013. Mogg spent three years at French club...

Springbok milestone for Pollard in opener against Lions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Handré Pollard will earn his 50th cap in the momentous opening Test between the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday – the first of three internationals...

Champions Cup pool draw update

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool draw for the 2021/22 Heineken Champions Cup will be staged in Lausanne, Switzerland next Wednesday (July 21) at noon (UK time).     The draw will be live-streamed on

Montpellier sign Italian flyhalf Paolo Garbisi

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier have confirmed the signing of Italian flyhalf Paolo Garbisi from Benetton.    The 21-year-old made his test debut against Ireland during the 2020 Six Nations and has quickly become...

Premiership Ins and Outs: A full list of the 2021/22 Transfers

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

      Premiership   Bath Players In: Johannes Jonker (Ealing Trailfinders), D'Arcy Rae (Glasgow Warriors), Will Butt (promoted from Academy), Arthur...

Springboks face Georgia for the first time in 18 years

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Friday will see an interesting turn-up for the books as the Springboks will host Georgia for the first time on South African soil.    It is, in fact, a rivalry very much in its infancy as the...