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Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another busy week in the player market this week with the major announcement of Beauden Barrett's move to Japan next year.   We recap some of the biggest moves of the week as well as some of...

PRO14 expansion could see the Cheetahs and Kings axed - report

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The latest developments in the PRO14 could see the competition further expanded into South Africa with the four Super Rugby franchises entering the competition but it would at the expense of...

SA Rugby take majority ownership in Kings

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby has purchased a 74% shareholding in the country’s Southern Kings franchise. The purchase means that SA Rugby is now responsible for the overall management of the Kings as they stare into...

SA Rugby is set to assume control of embattled Southern Kings - report

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby is set to take administrative control of the Southern Kings franchise according to a report by Sport24.   Three Eastern Cape sources have informed the publication of the developments...

PRO14 Targeting August Return

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 has today confirmed a return to play date as well as a reduced format to finish the 2019/20 season following a five-month Covid-19 pandemic hiatus.     The PRO14 Board selected August...

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...

SA Rugby hopes to start domestic competition amid coronavirus pandemic

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South African Rugby is hoping to have the country's professional players back on the field by 5 June after reports that they may run a domestic competition featuring its six Super Rugby and PRO14...

Scarlets lock slapped with a heavier ban than French prop for punching

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets lock Sam Lousi been slapped with a five-week suspension for his punch on Fineen Wycherley in the Scarlets' loss to Munster on February 29, 2020.   His suspension cames a day after...

Home games to determine Cheetahs’ PRO14 playoff fate

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

While the  Southern Kings will be playing for pride in their eight remaining PRO14 pool matches, the heat will be on for the Cheetahs, whose playoff fate will be decided by a series of home matches...

PRO14 Recap | Leinster continue to dominate while Connacht and Scarlets see red

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The latest round of the Guinness Pro14 produced some entertaining rugby. Most notably, Glasgow Warriors suffered a crushing defeat to Leinster and Dragons enjoyed their first ever victory over the Toyota...