Willie Le Roux rugby player
Willie Le Roux rugby player

Willie Le Roux

18th Aug 1989 1.86m/90kg Fullback

Rassie Erasmus explains why Cornal Hendricks did not make the Springbok squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has explained the omission of Bulls centre Cornal Hendricks from the 46-man Springbok squad for the British & Irish Lions series.   One of the biggest talking points after the...

Eight uncapped players named in the Springboks squad for Lions Series

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Frans Steyn and Morné Steyn are in line to experience the rare honour of facing the British & Irish Lions for a second time after being named in a dynamic Springbok squad featuring several Rugby...

Beauden Barrett and three World Cup winning Springboks named in Top League XV of 2021

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League concluded this weekend with Panasonic Wild Knights beating Suntory Sungoliath 26-31 in the Final on Sunday.     The competition organisers have since named the...

Top Semi-Finals: Hooper clashes with former Wallabies, Barrett faces Marx

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The semi-finals of the Japanese Top League kick off this weekend with Toyota Verblitz taking on the Panasonic Wild Knights on Saturday and Suntory Sungoliath facing Kubota Spears on Sunday.    Director...

Bryan Habana picks his Springbok team to face the British and Irish Lions

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok legend Bryan Habana has picked his Springbok XV to face the British and Irish Lions.    The World Cup winner in 2007 was asked by World Rugby's 'The Wrap' to select his XV to...

Wild Knights and Suntory top the conferences after Round 3

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A full round of games today saw the completion of the third round in the 2021 Japanese Top League. Yamaha, Toshiba, Suntory, Kobe and Panasonic all recorded big wins.    Suntory, Kubota &...

Former All Blacks take centre stage in round two of the Top League

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights led the two conferences in the Top League after two rounds of action.   Sungoliath claimed a comfortable 14-31 victory over Honda in round two while...

Test Stars Light Up The Opening Round Of The Top League

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights lead the way in their respective conferences after the opening round of the Top League.   Panasonic claimed a comprehensive 55-14 victory over Ricoh...

Big Wins for Suntory and Panasonic as big names star in Japan

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 1 of the Top League closed off on Sunday with Beauden Barrett and Tevita Li shining for Suntory Sungoliath as they ran over Mitsubishi winning 7-75.  Other big results saw NTT Comms, Panasonic,...

International stars shine in the opening day of the Japanese Top League

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicked off Saturday with five entertaining matches in the opening day of action.    The opening game of the new season, saw the Shining Arcs breeze past Honda Heat claiming...