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SA to battle Scotland in November 2021

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The world champion Springboks will face Scotland at Murrayfield on 13 November 2021 as Jacques Nienaber's charges embark on their traditional end of year tour to the north.   The Springboks can...

Sale Sharks sign the tallest player in Super Rugby history

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks have confirmed the signing of South African second-rower Jean-Pierre du Preez from the Cheetahs.    The lock joins the club on a two-year deal and will link up with the...

How the 2020 Currie Cup works and everything you need to know about round one

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

There will be a rejuvenated sense of energy this weekend as the local rugby season switches to the next chapter with the opening round of the Carling Currie Cup, with three matches to be broadcast live...

Erasmus and Kolisi scoop top Sport Industry Awards

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Rassie Erasmus and Siya Kolisi walked away with another set of awards on Thursday morning, a little more than a year after they spearheaded South Africa’s third triumph at the Rugby World...

The Springbok descended from a Lion

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The rugby blood runs strong in the veins of Jesse Kriel. Today the Springbok centre tweeted about his great grandfather, John Hodgson, a British & Irish Lion.   Hodgson, a loose-forward who...

Toulouse put feelers out for Lions centre

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A report in City Press Newspaper indicates that French Top 14 side Toulouse have sought permission from the Lions franchise to hold talks with young up-&-coming centre Wandisile Simelane.   However,...

Bulls home in on Steyn

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report in sarugbymag.co.za, the Bulls franchise are attempting to secure the services of decorated Springbok and (currently) Cheetahs centre Frans Steyn as they prepare to compete in the...

Bryn Gatland Bound for Chiefs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Aaron Cruden and Tiaan Falcon off to Japan, a worrying void was developing in the Chiefs’ flyhalf stocks, however, a solution has appeared in the form of Bryn Gatland, who looks set to return...

Young Love Signs for Hurricanes

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have announced the signing of utility back Ruben Love for the next three years.   The 19 year-old attended Palmerston North Boys High School, representing the First XV while also...

Super Rugby Review | Stormers stay in the hunt, Bosch sparkles in the Diamond City

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Stormers and the Sharks closed the gap on log leaders Bulls to just two points with only one round remaining following their Super Rugby Unlocked wins over the  Cheetahs and Griquas respectively.   The...