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Milestone for Kitshoff as Springboks make changes for Second Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will earn his 50th Test cap at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday in the second Test of the Castle Lager Lions Series, with Jasper Wiese named at No 8 in this crucial...

Kolisi: We know the people of South Africa will be behind us

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Captain Siya Kolisi hopes the Springboks can "put a smile on someone's face" as they get ready to take on the Lions.     Siya Kolisi hopes South Africa's rugby team can lift the spirits...

Looking ahead to the first Test: SA vs B&I Lions

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

While it may be devoid of the of the passionate chants of the red-clad Lions supporters in the stands, while the bruising Springbok tackles won’t be met with hear the roars of their fans rising into...

10 Players Released from Springboks Squad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their announcement for the team to face the British and Irish Lions on Saturday, Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has confirmed 10 players who have been released from the squad.     In...

Springbok milestone for Pollard in opener against Lions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Handré Pollard will earn his 50th cap in the momentous opening Test between the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday – the first of three internationals...

Fiji International Doge signs for Dragons

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji international Mesake Doge has agreed a move to Rodney Parade to become a Dragon.       The powerhouse prop – who started for Fiji in both international fixtures with New Zealand...

The Springbok back row in Siya Kolisi's absence

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks could be without influential captain Siya Kolisi in the open test match against the British and Irish Lions on Saturday.   Kolisi is one of several players who have been stuck...

Latest World Rankings: Wales Fall, Argentina Rise

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the weekend's test action, Wales have fallen to ninth on the World Rugby Rankings with Argentina moving into their highest position since June 2016.   Los Pumas' 33-11 in Cardiff...

Smith & Reinach dissect loss to Bulls

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two SA A representatives who were involved in the loss to the Bulls yesterday have embraced an analytical attitude ahead of the commencement of the series against the British & Irish Lions next week.    Kwagga Smith...

Georgia head coach on ventilator in South Africa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia’s Head Coach, Levan Maisashvili, is currently on a ventilator in South Africa after Covid-19 has caused “serious damage” to his lungs, according to a report in the Associated...