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Erasmus' response to Sir Clive Woodward's comments

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England and British & Irish Lions coach, Clive Woodward, recently made some disparaging remarks regarding the conduct of Springbok Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus.    The...

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...

Looking ahead to the first Test: SA vs B&I Lions

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

While it may be devoid of the of the passionate chants of the red-clad Lions supporters in the stands, while the bruising Springbok tackles won’t be met with hear the roars of their fans rising into...

"I think it will be difficult for this group of players to excel on Saturday" - O'Gara

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former British and Irish Lions flyhalf Ronan O'Gara has expressed his concerns over Warren Gatland's combinations ahead of the first test against the Springboks on Saturday.   Speaking on Off The...

AWJ tells us what it means to him to be back

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions skipper Alun Wyn Jones has taken some value out of the incident which nearly rendered him unavailable for the 2021 series in South Africa.    Jones dislocated his shoulder just 7 minutes...

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...

Alun Wyn Jones leads the B&I Lions in first Test against Springboks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland has named his side for the first Test against the Springboks at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday 24 July (kick off 5pm BST).   Tour captain Alun...

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...

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...