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Nienaber discusses the Springbok number 8 position

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

    As is almost tradition, the naming of the Springbok side for this weekend has been met with grumblings in South Africa, most of which pertain to the omission of Stormers number 8 Evan Roos,...

Moerat and Louw in line for Springbok debuts as team announced for Wales clash

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Salmaan Moerat and Elrigh Louw are in line to make their Springbok debuts from the replacements bench against Wales in Saturday’s opening Castle Lager Incoming Series Test at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria,...

England U20s squad named for Six Nations

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England U20 Men head coach Alan Dickens has named a 32-man squad to travel to Italy for the Six Nations U20 Summer Series.   The series provides an alternative to the postponed...

Under-20 Summer Series to take place in Italy

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Before the World Rugby U20 Championship returns in 2023, Six Nations Rugby has confirmed its commitment to support the rugby pathway for the next generation of rugby talent, by staging the event...

Wes Goosen to join Edinburgh ahead of the 2022/23 season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby today completed the signing of Hurricanes winger Wes Goosen who will join the capital club ahead of the 2022/23 season.     Goosen, 26 – who was born...

Ealing Trailfinders sign highly-rated Australian flanker

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ealing Trailfinders have announced the signing of Australian flanker Carlo Tizzano.   The 22-year-old will join Ealing following three years in Sydney representing the NSW Waratahs in Super...

Edinburgh announce player departures

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

James Johnstone (centre), Ramiro Moyano (wing), Nathan Chamberlain (stand-off) and Sam Grahamslaw (prop) all move on, joining Ben Toolis, Magnus Bradbury and George Taylor (retired), whose departures have...

World Rugby U20 Championship and Trophy to return in 2023

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The international federation today announced that the men's World Rugby U20 Championship and World Rugby U20 Trophy would be organised in 2023 following three consecutive years without age-grade global...

Gaüzère hangs up the whistle

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Referee Pascal Gaüzère blew the final whistle yesterday, not only on the Lions vs Japan match, but also his refereeing career.    The 44 year-old Frenchman...

Junior Boks leap back into action in U20 International Series

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Junior Springboks will make a welcome return to the international stage for the first time since 2019 when they line up against Argentina, Georgia and Uruguay in a blockbuster four-round U20 International...