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Forshaw and King join Wales senior men’s coaching team

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alex King and Mike Forshaw have been appointed to Warren Gatland’s backroom team as attack coach and defence coach respectively.     They join Jonathan Humphreys (forwards coach)...

Bulls bracing for Exeter, says Nortje

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls captain Ruan Nortje says his troops are bracing for a massive challenge at the weekend when they host Exeter Chiefs at Loftus Versveld in Pretoria.   Jakes White’s charges were punished...

Burger Odendaal signs for Northampton Saints

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South African centre Burger Odendaal will join Northampton Saints ahead of the 2023/24 season, the Club can today confirm.   Odendaal will arrive at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens this...

Exeter gunning for top seeding

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs see their trip to Vodacom Bulls in the Heineken Champions Cup next Saturday as a chance to consolidate their status as one of the top-ranked sides in the pool stage, according to head coach...

United Rugby Championship R12 Wrap-Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

GLASGOW SEE OFF THE CHAMPIONS AS LEINSTER SURVIVE SCARE   A second try of the match from Argentine wing Sebastián Cancelliere in the final play secured a bonus point 24-17 victory for Glasgow...

Jake White undergoes successful emergency surgery

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls Company (BBCo.) wishes to notify the public that Vodacom Bulls mentor and director of rugby, Jake White underwent successful emergency - abdominal - surgery on Sunday evening, 08 January...

Preview: Connacht v Sharks

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Powerful centre Tom Farrell made 37 post-contact metres against Leinster in Round 11, not only the highest figure of the round but also of the season so far Both Niall Murray and Dave Heffernan...

Preview: Benetton v Ulster

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Frederico Ruzza was the only player to score a hattrick in Round 11. He is the first forward to do so for Benetton since Hame Faiva scored three tries against the Ospreys in November 2020 Settling...

Preview: Dragons v Bulls

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons RFC Props Chris Coleman and Aki Seiuli are the two most heavily penalised players in the league, with penalty counts of 16 and 14 respectively. The Dragons have the lowest scrum success in the...

URC: Stat Storylines Ahead of Round 12

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five things to watch out for in Round 12 of the BKT United Rugby Championship this weekend.   SCRUM SHOWDOWN IN NEWPORT The stats would suggest the scrum is going to be a key area in Friday night’s...