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Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy week on the player market this week saw the likes of Gloucester, Leinster and Harlequins all release squad updates while there were a number of confirmed signings across Europe.   We...

Bulls sign Jan Uys from Top 14 club Brive

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the signing of 26-year-old lock forward Jan Uys from French Top 14 club CA Brive who will join the Bulls as of 1 July.   Uys spent the last few seasons with CA Brive...

Nizaam Carr joins Bulls

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls have today confirmed that the Nizaam Carr will join the club and will link up with the team as soon as the COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions are relaxed.   The @BlueBullsRugby...

Jake White adds Breakdown Specialist to new coaching setup

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls Director of Rugby, Jake White, has confirmed his much anticipated senior coaching group, after what may best be described as an overhaul of the BLOU MASJIEN (Blue Machine) since his induction into...

Craig Barry signs three-year contract with Cheetahs

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Free State Rugby has announced that Craig Barry has committed to the Cheetahs for three years.     Barry is best known for his attacking play and is no stranger to the Cheetahs, as he has...

Meet the new Springboks

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the team announcement from Rassie Erasmus with his squad to face Australia on Saturday, he has confirmed an unfamiliar trio in the nation's matchday squad list.     We take...

Cheetahs sign four new players for the Pro14

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Free State Cheetahs have confirmed the signing of four new players for the upcoming PRO14, namely utility back, Rhyno Smith, loose-forward, Chris Massyn, centre, Chris Smit, and hooker, Wilmar...

The Cheetahs confirm Hawies Fourie as Franco Smith's replacement

1 year 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...

Springboks Legend Appointed Head Coach of India

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok flyhalf Naas Botha has been named as the new head coach of the India national team.     Botha is helping India to prepare for the third division Asian Rugby Championship in...

Edinburgh's Monday signing spree

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh confirmed four new signings for the 2019/20 season on Monday as well as the re-signing of Scotland International Hamish Watson.   The 25-times capped international has been an electric...