Zane Kirchner rugby player
Zane Kirchner rugby player

Zane Kirchner

16th Jun 1984 1.85m/95kg Fullback

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

3 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

3 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...

The Connacht Team That Beat A Powerful Leinster Side In The 2016 PRO12 Final

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five years ago today, Connacht claimed their first Pro12 title at Murrayfield.   The side coached by Pat Lam scored three tries through Tiernan O’Halloran, Niyi Adeolokun and Matt Healy.   Leinster...

Relive: The Third British and Irish Lions Test 2009 - Full Test

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

With South Africa having already secured the Series 2-0, The British and Irish Lions came out with a point to prove in the third and final test of the tour.   The Lions finished on...

Ten years on, where are the 2009 Emerging Springboks now?

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

On the 23rd of June 2009, the Emerging Springboks piled the pressure on the British and Irish Lions, after the tourist lost the opening test to the Springboks, as they picked up 13 all draw.     We...

Top Performers from the Welsh Derby

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cardiff Blues came away with the spoils in the first Welsh derby of the weekend thanks to Gareth Anscombe's nerves of steel in the final moments of the match.    Here are top performers...

WATCH: Two Early yellow cards in the PRO14 Tonight

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The derby weekend of the PRO14 has kicked off with two early yellow cards in tonight's two games.       Robert Baloucoune got the first yellow card of the evening inside the first...

Former Springbok Zane Kirchner joins Bristol Bears

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok fullback Zane Kirchner has joined Bristol Bears on a one-month loan deal from Pro14 side Dragons with immediate effect.   Kirchner, who can operate at full-back, wing or centre,...

Anglo-Welsh Cup Highlights: Dragons v Worcester Warriors

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons end Worcester's hopes of progressing further in the Anglo-Welsh Cup 2017/18 with a nail-biting 33-27 victory. Warrior's started the game well as they scored a try inside the opening minute...

Pro12: South African teams would be 'a positive' - Zane Kirchner

4 years ago by BBC Rugby News

New Dragons back Zane Kirchner says Southern Kings and Cheetahs joining the Pro12 would be "a positive move".