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Thursday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The All Blacks start two openside flankers for Bledisloe Cup opener   Steve Hansen has opted to start both Sam Cane and Ardie Savea for the All Blacks' clash with the Wallabies this weekend.   The...

Best way to celebrate winning a 78th minute scrum penalty? Giving the referee a high five!

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions claimed a 22-24 come from behind victory over the Free State Cheetahs in Friday's Currie Cup action with Shaun Reynolds slotting a late penalty after trailing 19-7 at half time.   The...

Currie Cup Highlights: Pumas vs Blue Bulls

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls notched up their first victory of the Currie Cup campaign, as a strong finish saw them claim a hard fought 25-17 away win over the Pumas in round 3 in a battle of the only two winless...

Currie Cup Highlights: Cheetahs v Griquas

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

This match between the Griquas and the Cheetahs was not an equal match. The Cheetahs had most of the possession in the first 30 minutes but were playing in their own half. The Griquas were unable to capitalise...

Currie Cup Highlights: Western Province v Lions

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a fantastic second half of rugby as the Golden Lions came back and eventually took the win by 2 points. Unfortunately, Western Province got a yellow in the last 12 minutes of the game and this is...

Pressure mounts in the Currie Cup – Round 3 Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pressure is rising drastically in the Currie Cup Premier Division with a handful of teams reaching the halfway stage of their pool rounds this weekend, which could push the tempo to another level.   The...

The Sharks partways with their coach and appoint a new CEO

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks have confirmed that they have parted ways with coach Robert du Preez on the same day as they confirmed that Eduard Coetzee would be taking over from Gary Teichmann as the franchise's...

Springbok captain to miss Rugby Championship opener

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok coaching staff have all but confirmed that Springbok captain Siya Kolisi will miss the Rugby Championship opener against Australia, which will be South Africa's first test match of the year.   Kolisi...

Everitt to lead Sharks' Currie Cup double charge

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks will look to defend their Currie Cup title in 2019 and have announced that Sean Everitt, the coach of the successful 2018 Under 19 Sharks side, will be the head coach for the 2019 Currie...