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Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In 2009, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13 all in Cape...

SA Rugby confirms Currie Cup back to normal

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Currie Cup will be back to normal this year, with South Africa’s 14 provincial unions contesting the Premier and First Divisions, while SA Rugby also confirmed new competitions for the provincial...

SA Rugby confirm preparation fixtures to kick off 2021

4 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’...

Blood, sweat and tears - looking ahead to the Currie Cup semi-finals

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby will rock the tip of Africa this weekend with two colossal clashes as we embark on the Currie Cup semi-final stages.   First up, fans eagerly await the clash of two, old Highveld rivals as...

Currie Cup: Pumas outmuscle youthful, reliable Steyn steers Cheetahs to hard-fought victory

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pumas defeated a youthful Bulls 44-14 in their final round Currie Cup fixture at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Sunday to finish their season on a positive note, while Frans Steyn delivered another...

Cheetahs end their Currie Cup campaign with narrow win over Griquas

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheetahs edged the Griquas 18-22 in Saturday's Currie Cup action.       The dead rubber Currie Cup game got off to a fast start with Griquas going over to score as early...

Western Province v Sharks match cancelled

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final round Currie Cup match between Western Province and the Sharks, which was scheduled to kick off at Newlands in Cape Town at 14h15 on Saturday, has been cancelled in line with COVID-19 protocols.   The...

Swiel’s boot breaks Cheetahs’ hearts, Swanepoel steers Lions to fifth win and Sharks seal semi-final spot with seven try romp - Currie Cup Review

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Second New Year brought relief for some teams in the Currie Cup, but for defending champions, the Cheetahs, their challenge this season ended in last-minute heartbreak in Bloemfontein.   Three action-packed...