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Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

12 years ago today, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the Test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In 2009, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13 all in Cape...

Who could replace Duane Vermeulen in the Springbok line up and why Coetzee was omitted

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

'We are fearing for the worst.'   Those were the words of Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus when queried about Duane Vermeulen's injury after the announcement of the Springbok squad to play...

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

5 months 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...

Ayumu Goromaru hangs up his boots

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Iconic Japanese fullback Ayumu Goromaru has come to the end of his career.   The 35 year-old’s club, Yamaha Jubilo, were defeated on Saturday by Kubota Spears in the second round of the Japanese...

Top League Highlights: Panasonic Wild Knights Vs Yamaha Jubilo

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Full Time: Wild Knights 55 - 19 Yamaha Jubilo. A really great game for Wild Knights with eight tries by: D. Riley who scored a hat-trick, K. Takeyama x 2, H. Parkes x 2 and K. Fukuoka. T. Yamasawa...

Top League Highlights: Yamaha Jubilo Vs NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Full Time: Jubilo 33 - 21 Red Hurricanes. Four tries to Jubilo by: U. Helu. S. Tuipulotu, H. Ishizuka and H. Ito as well as a penalty try in the 6th minute. Six points added by A. Goromaru in respect of...