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Stormers breaking new ground in France - 26-man squad announced for ASM Clermont Auvergne clash

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

A 26-man DHL Stormers squad leaves for France on Monday ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup debut against ASM Clermont Auvergne on Saturday. Springboks Steven Kitshoff and Damian Willemse...

Australia women and South Africa men reign supreme in Dubai

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia began their HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title defence on a winning note as they claimed an unprecedented hat-trick of Emirates Dubai 7s titles with a 26-19 victory against their closest rivals...

Springboks sensation Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoying proving people wrong as he returns to URC action

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoys nothing more than proving all those people who told him he was too small to play rugby wrong.   The diminutive 26-year-old, who is 5ft 9ins and 11st 13lbs, is one of the...

Jones hits back at scathing Clive Woodward comments

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Under-fire England boss Eddie Jones has hit back at some criticism levelled at him by World Cup-winning former England coach, Sir Clive Woodward.   In the wake of England’s convincing defeat...

Robshaw convinced Jones is right man to lead England and makes Southgate comparison

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chris Robshaw is convinced Eddie Jones remains the right person to lead England at next year's Rugby World Cup and drew comparisons to Gareth Southgate's success in football.   The Australian endured...

France’s Damian Penaud voted Player of the Series

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 26-year-old has played a central role in France’s unbeaten 2022 and receives the award ahead of New Zealand’s Ardie Savea and Italy sensation Ange Capuozzo. The shortlist was compiled...

Reflection and performances to drive Springbok Women's Sevens

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Women's Sevens squad are out to achieve a couple of objectives when they kick off their participation in the International Invitational tournament of the Dubai Sevens on Thursday, according...

Antoine Dupont cleared to play for Toulouse against Munster

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse star Antoine Dupont is free to play against Munster in next week's Champions Cup opener after his ban was reduced on appeal.     The scrum-half had been suspended for four...

URC the perfect breeding ground for NextGen Springboks

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Autumn Nations Series this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played...

Champions Cup: In Focus: Stade Toulousain

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Our preview series of Heineken Champions Cup Pool B sides concludes as we take a look at Stade Toulousain, five-time winners of the competition.   Heineken Champions Cup record Toulouse lifted...