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Bulls sign Springbok hooker, Akker vd Merwe

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok hooker, Akker van der Merwe has agreed to a three-year contract with the Vodacom Bulls which will see him run out at Loftus until June of 2026.   van der Merwe arrives at Loftus from Premiership...

Preview: Currie Cup Semi-Final

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two highly charged Currie Cup semi-finals will be staged in Bloemfontein and Durban on Saturday, while the Mzansi Challenge will conclude with the final in Kempton Park.   The Toyota Cheetahs finished...

Cheetahs secure four talented players

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Free State Cheetahs are delighted to confirm the signing of centre Ali Mgijima with the Toyota Cheetahs.   He will play with Rewan Kruger, Andisa Ntsila and Laurence Victor, who also recently...

The 2022 Carling Currie Cup Bulletin #22

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Each of the weekend’s exciting three Carling Currie Cup fixtures produced a memorable result as the Sigma Lions finally won their first game of the campaign in Johannesburg; Windhoek Draught Griquas...

SA Rugby confirms expanding domestic calendar

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby has announced the confirmed competition structure for the remainder of the 2022 rugby season, which will see an expansion of the Carling Currie Cup First Division as well as the Women’s...

Kolisi scoops top SA Rugby Award for 2021

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Siya Kolisi is the SA Rugby Player of the Year for 2021, after the popular Springbok captain garnered the most votes for his performances during a tough season, while the exciting Aphelele Fassi underlined...

Springbok stars lead SA Rugby Awards nominations for 2021

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five star Springboks – Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Eben Etzebeth, Siya Kolisi and Makazole Mapimpi – are up against each other for the coveted SA Rugby Player of the Year award for 2021...

Looking ahead to the weekend's Currie Cup action

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The race to the Carling Currie Cup Premier Division playoffs is well and truly on, but this weekend the focus will be on Potchefstroom, where the Leopards and Down Touch Griffons clash in the First Division...

Currie Cup Round-Up

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a proper try-fest in the Carling Currie Cup Premier Division this weekend, with 28 five-pointers scored in three matches, indicating a clear attacking mindset amongst the six teams in action in...

Currie Cup Round-Up

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

There is no place to hide in the Carling Currie Cup as the three visiting sides made life tough for their hosts this weekend, with the New Nation Pumas, Vodacom Bulls and Tafel Lager Griquas victorious.   The...