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Springboks’ 2023 fixture list locked in

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will kick off a bumper 2023 season against Australia in Pretoria in July in the opening round of the shortened Rugby Championship and will face Argentina in Johannesburg in their final match...

Inside Camp: Tadhg Beirne Press Conference

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland forward spoke to media at The Campus in Portugal, as the squad continue their preparations for Saturday's Six Nations opener against Wales.  

Gatland names Welsh side for Ireland Six Nations opener

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has named his Wales team to face Ireland in the Six Nations opener this Saturday. Leigh Halfpenny is in to make his first Wales start in 19 months and starts in a back three completed by...

Uncapped hooker Stewart gets Ireland call following Kelleher injury

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Uncapped hooker Tom Stewart has been called up to the Ireland squad ahead of their Six Nations opener against Wales on Saturday.   Stewart has joined up with the squad in Portugal after Ronan Kelleher...

Etzebeth named SA Rugby Player of the Year for 2022

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok centurion Eben Etzebeth has been voted SA Rugby’s Player of the Year for 2022 following a string of excellent performances by the experienced lock last year, while Canan Moodie won the...

Tom Stewart Joins Ireland Squad in Portugal as Wales Prep Intensifies

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Tom Stewart has joined the Ireland squad in Quinta do Lago to provide additional cover following a hamstring issue picked up by Ronan Kelleher. Kelleher will be managed by...

Six Nations Countdown: The Championship's Top 5 Points Scorers

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations has been fortunate enough to host some of the game’s most prolific points scorers.   With 5 days left until the 2023 tournament gets underway, we take a look at the top 5 names...

URC - Round 13 Wrap Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

THE SECRET TO SMITH’S SUCCESS Franco Smith continues to work his magic with Glasgow Warriors who extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to nine matches with a 42-28 bonus point victory...

Six Nations Countdown: 6 Great Championship Clashes

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the 2023 Six nations Championship in sight, we look back on six titanic clashes reminding us of the wonderful contribution this competition makes to the game of rugby.   Number 6: 2010: Wales...

Rising Ruan

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Scarlets will have to beware the rising threat of Vodacom Bulls skipper Ruan Nortje when they welcome the visitors from Pretoria to west Wales on Friday evening. Second row Nortje, who stands 6ft...