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Two Red Cards in the Premiership clash at Welford Round

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Both Leicester Tigers and Wasps saw player's given their marching orders on Saturday at Welford Road.   Tigers' loose forward Jasper Wiese was sent for an early shower in the first half for a clearout...

International stars shine in the opening day of the Japanese Top League

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicked off Saturday with five entertaining matches in the opening day of action.    The opening game of the new season, saw the Shining Arcs breeze past Honda Heat claiming...

SA Rugby confirm preparation fixtures to kick off 2021

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby announced the kick-off of the 2021 season with a number of preparation fixtures for eight provincial teams as national planning focuses on entry to the international Rainbow Cup and the Springboks’...

Cheetah squad for 2021

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the 2020/21 Currie Cup something of the past, everyone anxiously awaits the announcement of the next local rugby competition.      The Cheetahs started with training last week, and...

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Cornal Hendricks

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are many reasons why sport captures the imagination of the public but none do so more than your classic Cinderella story. The type of story that can inspire your everyday man. One that...

Cheetahs' forwards coach heads to London Irish

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cheetahs' forwards coach Corniel van Zyl is set to leave Bloemfontein to begin a new chapter with London Irish as Declan Kidney’s assistant coach.   Van spent a significant portion of his...

Bulls end 12-year wait for Currie Cup glory

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls won the Currie Cup for the first time since 2009 when they defeated the Sharks in a dramatic and nail-biting final at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday, which only ended after...

Exiles add van Zyl to coaching set-up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish have confirmed the appointment of Corniel van Zyl, with the South African arriving as Assistant Coach in Declan Kidney's coaching set-up.   The 41-year-old makes the move from...

Schalk Ferreira becomes a Cheetah

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Seasoned campaigner Schalk Ferreira has joined the Cheetahs on a two-year deal.   Ferreira will link up with the Toyota Cheetahs just days before his 37th birthday, but despite his age, the prop...

Sharks march to Pretoria to tackle Bulls in Currie Cup Final

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The clock is counting down to the final of the world’s oldest domestic rugby competition; the Currie Cup.   The South African rugby scene has been ravaged by the Covid-19 pandemic and the...