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URC the perfect breeding ground for NextGen Springboks

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Autumn Nations Series this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played...

Energy and anticipation for new Blitzboks

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

They have the most experienced Blitzbok of all times in Branco du Preez in their midst, but where the veteran arrived in Dubai for the ninth time, there are also three of his Springbok Sevens team mates...

Experienced Boks look to settle score against Ireland 5 years on

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The walls of the Aviva Stadium are set to rattle on Saturday evening as the World Champion Springboks cross swords an Irish outfit which has been making waves in the rugby world of late.   Earlier...

Kolbe shows he is no stranger to the fullback role

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

While Springbok supporters welcomed the return of the hot-stepping Cheslin Kolbe back into the side, his positional announcement left many intrigued.   For the first time in his Test career, Kolbe...

Nizaam Carr returns to Loftus

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok loose-forward, Nizaam Carr returns to the Bulls on a deal that runs from 01 November 2022 through to June 2024.     The vastly experienced Carr brings (home) an impressive arsenal...

Lethal Leiua to duel rampant rookie Van Wyk

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The South African teams resume their celebrated regional derbies in Round 7 of the United Rugby Championship and Ellis Park will showcase Saturday’s blockbuster clash between two midfield...

Libbok and Roos take top Stormers awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manie Libbok and Evan Roos took the top honours at the Western Province Rugby awards evening on Tuesday. Flyhalf Libbok was named DHL Stormers Player of the Year and Roos the DHL Stormers...

Bulls sign Wilco Louw

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have agreed to a deal to sign Wilco Louw from English side, Harlequins on a three-year deal beginning 1 July 2023.   The 28-year-old prop - who is no stranger to Pretoria - joins...

Marvellous Marvin has the Midas Touch

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

No workload is too big for heavy-duty lock Marvin Orie who is at the heart of the DHL Stormers’ drive to defend their United Rugby Championship title.    An astute lineout operator and...

Supercharged Sithole fueling Lions scrum

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Loosehead prop Sti Sithole has taken the long road from Durban to Johannesburg in order to find his place as a superstar scrummager at the Lions.     At their best, the Emirates...