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Another round of “SA v Wales” in the Vodacom URC

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The weekend’s exciting Vodacom United Rugby Championship ninth round action once more will see all four South African sides hosting Welsh opposition, starting with Friday evening’s clash in...

URC the perfect breeding ground for NextGen Springboks

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Autumn Nations Series this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played...

Jacques du Toit Back Facing South African Opposition Sooner Than He Thought

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

When Jacques du Toit left the Cheetahs to join Bath last year, little could he have known he would be back facing South African opposition so soon. But that’s the way it’s worked out following...

Supercharged Sithole fueling Lions scrum

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Loosehead prop Sti Sithole has taken the long road from Durban to Johannesburg in order to find his place as a superstar scrummager at the Lions.     At their best, the Emirates...

United Rugby Championship Wrap-up - Round 5

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales hopefuls Thomas Young and Jarrod Evans combined to seal a 31-14 bonus point victory for Cardiff in their derby clash with the Dragons in the BKT United Rugby Championship.With seven minutes left...

Victor Sekekete named Cheetahs new captain

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Victor Sekekete has been named the Cheetahs captain for the Challenge and EPCR Challenge Cup. Sekekete takes the reigns from Ruan Pienaar, who led the team in 35 games.       "I'm nearing...

Introducing The Eight Uncapped Players In The Springboks Squad

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Jacques Nienaber has announced his squad for the international season ahead, featuring the upcoming Test Series against Wales, The Rugby Championship, and the Year-end tour, which...

Three young talents sign contract extensions with Glasgow Warriors

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three young talents have put pen to paper on new deals with Glasgow Warriors ahead of the new season, after Ollie Smith, Stafford McDowall and Tom Jordan all agreed to extend their current contracts with...

Harlequins sign South African second row Irne Herbst from Benetton

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Club is delighted to announce the signing of second row Irné Herbst ahead of the 2022/23 season      Joining from United Rugby Championship side Benetton Rugby following...

URC Friday Preview: Round 16

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A jam-packed weekend lies ahead in the United Rugby Championship with Irish and Welsh derbies as well as four ‘North v South’ fixtures as Benetton, Connacht, Glasgow Warriors &...