Willem Alberts rugby player
Willem Alberts rugby player

Willem Alberts

11th May 1984 1.91m/120kg Blindside Flanker

SA sides excite on local soil in Vodacom URC

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A successful conversion by big Willem Alberts summed up the Vodacom United Rugby Championship weekend from a local perspective as the three South African sides playing at home ran amok against their visitors...

Match Preview: Emirates Lions v Zebre Parma

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Emirates Lions are back on home soil in Johannesburg, with skipper Marius Louw saying they have grown as a group from their four weeks on the road in Europe. They beat the Scarlets 24-23 and picked...

STARTS FOR NTLABAKANYE, ALBERTS IN LIONS’ FINAL TOUR MATCH IN BELFAST

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Emirates Lions face Irish outfit Ulster for their final tour match in Round 5 of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship. Kick-off is at 21:35 (SA time) on Friday evening at Kingspan Stadium. Fresh...

Team Announcement: Lions Vs Sharks

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions return to Emirates Airline Park this Saturday for their Round 14 United Rugby Championship encounter against the Sharks. Back home from a challenging four-week European tour, the team from Doornfontein...

United Rugby Championship Team Announcements Round 10

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

#SHAvLIO Cell C Sharks Thomas du Toit shifts over to the loosehead side Reinhard Nothnagel returns to Emirates Lions starting XV #STOvBUL BJ Dixon makes his first start of the season at...

United Rugby Championship Team News and TV Listings

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for this weekend's Round 7 fixtures of the BKT United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #SCAvLEI Aaron...

The Weekend's United Rugby Championship Round 5 Teams

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for this weekend's Round 5 fixtures of the United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #OSPvSTO Rhys...

Everything you need to know about the round 8 URC SA Derbies

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first URC action of 2022 on South African soil takes place this weekend with two major derbies taking place in Johannesburg and Pretoria.   The Emirates Lions, Cell C Sharks, DHL Stormers and...

Lions name 33-man squad for URC

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions have announced a 33-man squad for the upcoming United Rugby Championship.     The Johannesburg-based side face the Italian outfit of Zebre in their opening clash and head coach...

The 6 Players In Line To Clash With The Lions For A Second Time

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opportunity to play against the British & Irish Lions comes around just once in a career for a number of players, if they are lucky.    Some outstanding players in the Southern Hemisphere...