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Meet the new Springboks

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the team announcement from Rassie Erasmus with his squad to face Australia on Saturday, he has confirmed an unfamiliar trio in the nation's matchday squad list.     We take...

The Bulls recruit another former player for the 2020 Super Rugby season

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls have continued their recruitment for next season with another former player returning to the franchise from France.   Former Springbok and Super Rugby winning lock Juandre Kruger...

Springboks Name Team To Face The Wallabies

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experienced lock Eben Etzebeth was on Wednesday named as Springbok captain for Saturday’s first Rugby Championship match against Australia in Johannesburg, while Rynhardt Elstadt (loose forward)...

Newcastle Falcons sign Sharks Super Rugby star Philip van der Walt

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have announced the signing of back-rower Philip van der Walt on a three-year deal from South African Super Rugby side, the Sharks.     The 30-year-old will...

The greatest test ever played? Looking back at the 2000 Bledisloe Cup Sydney test

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day, 15 July, in 2000 a world record crowd of 109,874 attended Stadium Australia in Sydney to witness what has been dubbed as the greatest test ever played.   A gripping affair...

2019 Super Series Round Up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Women’s Rugby Super Series got underway last month with the top five women's teams in the world being hosted at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, part of the San Diego metropolitan...

France Women blast USA to close out Super Series tournament

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Women’s Rugby Super Series came to a close on Sunday as France blasted the USA by a final score of 53-14. Les Bleues finish the tournament in 3rd place. Despite the win over Canada, the Eagles...

Monday Morning Round Up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji stun Maori All Blacks     A 62 year record was crushed in Suva as Fiji earned a comprehensive win over the Maori All Blacks. In true Fijian style they showed incredible hands and spatial...

Improved Black Ferns win Super Series

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand's Black Ferns retained their world No.1 status when beating England 28–10 in their best performance to win the Women's Rugby Super Series in San Diego on Monday (NZT).     Beaten...

Brown, Smith & Dombrandt join England squad

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The England men’s squad will assemble today in Bristol for their second Rugby World Cup training camp (14-18 July).  40 players have been called up with Harlequins players Mike Brown, Alex...