Bryan Habana rugby player
Bryan Habana rugby player

Bryan Habana

12th Jun 1983 1.80m/94kg Left Wing

Springbok legend retires after World Cup win

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Earlier today it was confirmed that double Rugby World Cup-winning No 8 Duane Vermeulen, and a former captain of Springbok team, would be retiring The 37-year-old Vermeulen’s illustrious...

Men’s Rugby World Cup 2023 – the numbers game

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a closer look at the stats behind some of the best individual performances during the tournament in France. All manner of records were broken at Rugby World Cup 2023, culminating in South Africa...

Ardie Savea named World Rugby Men's Player of the Year 2023

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand number eight Ardie Savea has been crowned World Rugby Men’s 15s Player of the Year in partnership with Mastercard, receiving the prestigious accolade at a star-studded World Rugby Awards...

New Zealand: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Abiding memory An unusually unfancied New Zealand dazzled throughout Rugby World Cup 2023, scoring a tournament-high 49 tries (19 more than any other side) and contributing to a dramatic final. The four-point...

New Zealand v South Africa - Five key contests in RWC 2023 final

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five key battles as New Zealand and South Africa both target a record fourth Rugby World Cup victory in the final at Stade de France on Saturday, 28 October. If Jordan’s try-scoring prowess before...

Retallick starts final ahead of Whitelock - New Zealand name team to play South Africa

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has named his match-day 23 to face South Africa at Stade de France on Saturday, with one change to the starting line-up from the semi-final against Argentina and one among...

Stats review - what do the figures reveal about the two finalists?

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finals were two very different matches with New Zealand running away with their victory and South Africa snatching the result at the death but what did the matches reveal about the finalists?   New...

Rugby World Cup semi-final review: All Blacks and Springboks set up record-breaking finale

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Records will tumble at Stade de France, when two triple champions, New Zealand and South Africa, face one another for the Webb Ellis Cup. The Springboks have never lost a final, and are looking to become...

New Zealand overwhelm Argentina to reach final

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand will have a shot at winning a record fourth Rugby World Cup after a comprehensive seven-try win over Argentina at Stade de France booked their place in next Saturday’s final against England...

World Rugby Hall of Fame to recognise five Rugby World Cup greats

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter (New Zealand), Thierry Dusautoir (France), George Smith (Australia), Juan Martín Hernández (Argentina) and Bryan Habana (South Africa) will become the latest legends inducted into...