Leicester Tigers sign South African tighthead prop

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the signing of South African front-rower Luan de Bruin for the 2020/21 season.   The 27-year-old will join Tigers from the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein, where de Bruin...

The Cheetahs confirm Hawies Fourie as Franco Smith's replacement

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maties head coach Hawies Fourie has been officially unveiled as the new Cheetahs head coach on Thursday, taking over from Italy-bound Franco Smith.   The former backline coach of the Cheetahs...

Oupa Mohoje named new Cheetahs captain

5 years ago by Cheetahs Rugby

Oupa Mohoje will be leading the Cheetahs in the 2018/19 PRO14 championships, confirms Coach Franco Smith.   “Oupa is true Free Stater and the perfect example of a player who played his way...

Aurillac sign AJ Coertzen for two seasons

6 years ago by Aurillac Rugby

Aurillac have signed Cheetahs fullback AJ Coertzen on a two-year deal. #ProD2 - Le @SArugbyofficiel fait signer l'arrière ou ailier sud-africain des @GriquasRugby, AJ Coertzen (27 ans, 1m85,...

Charles Marais and Justin Basson commit to Cheetahs

6 years ago by Cheetahs Rugby

Free State Rugby has announced that Charles Marais (prop) and Justin Basson (lock) have extended their contracts with the Cheetahs for another two years.   In 2014 Charles Marais made his Super...

Monday Evening Round Up

6 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland squad update after win against Fiji Joey Carbery suffered a fractured wrist and has been ruled out of the remaining fixture of the Series. John Ryan has returned to the Ireland...

Varsity Cup Semifinal 2: UP Tuks vs UFS Shimlas

7 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

UP-Tuks survived a second half resurgence by UFS-Shimlas to win their Varsity Cup semi-final 28-21 (halftime 23-9) at the Tuks Rugby Stadium on Monday.

Preview: UP-Tuks v UFS-Shimlas

7 years ago by Rugby 365

ONE STEP CLOSER: UP-Tuks head into their home semi-final against UFS-Shimlas as the clear favourites after finishing top of the Varsity Cup log at the conclusion of the round-robin matches. Tauriq Ebrahim...

Varsity Cup Round up

7 years ago by Varsity Cup

Tuks annihilate FNB Pukke’s hopes The Tuks got their first victory in five years over the  NWU-Pukke as they surged to a 43-28 victory in the Varsity Cup round nine. In the 11th minute it...