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Southern Hemisphere rugby set for major shake-up

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Recent events pertaining to the Covid-19 pandemic have cast a shadow over the future of SANZAAR as some key players seem intent on breaking away, according to a report in newshub.co.nz.   This comes...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another busy week in the player market this week with the major announcement of Beauden Barrett's move to Japan next year.   We recap some of the biggest moves of the week as well as some of...

PRO14 expansion could see the Cheetahs and Kings axed - report

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The latest developments in the PRO14 could see the competition further expanded into South Africa with the four Super Rugby franchises entering the competition but it would at the expense of...

Oupa Mohoje signs a contract extension at the Cheetahs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheetahs have confirmed that 29-year-old flanker Oupa Mohoje’s contract has been extended until 31 May 2021.     The experienced Mohoje captained the South African A side...

PRO14 Targeting August Return

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 has today confirmed a return to play date as well as a reduced format to finish the 2019/20 season following a five-month Covid-19 pandemic hiatus.     The PRO14 Board selected August...

Weekly Round Up

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jefferson Poirot Quits Test Rugby At The Age Of 27:     The France prop has retired from duty with Les Bleus and stressed his decision was "not a whim" but had been carefully considered....

Bulls winger Cornal Hendricks' journey continues

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls have announce that winger Cornal Hendricks has re-signed with the side committing his immediate future to the franchise.   The 32-year-old Springbok wing won over rugby...

Ashley Johnson to leave Wasps

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The powerful, ball-carrying Ashley Johnson has announced that his time at Wasps has come to an end.   Johnson joined up with Wasps in 2012, making the trip over to the UK from his native South Africa...

SA Rugby planning internal Super Rugby competition set for August

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby has confirmed that it is currently planning its own internal Super Rugby competition which will, hopefully, commence in August.   However, unlike Super Rugby Aotearoa in New Zealand, South...

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...