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Currie Cup Wrap

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending Carling Currie Cup champions, the Vodacom Bulls, started the 2022 campaign with a bonus-point victory over the Pumas at the Mbombela Stadium on Friday evening, while the Toyota Cheetahs and the...

Ins, outs and the latest rugby rumours

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and recently confirmed.     Leone Nakarawa attracting interest in England Leone Nakawara has been linked with a move to the Premiership.    Midi...

Leone Nakarawa Premiership bound?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report by French newspaper Midi Olympique, Fiji star Leone Nakarawa is set to leave Top 14 club Toulon at the end of the season.   Nakarawa joined the Top 14 club from the Glasgow...

SCENES: Marcus Smith seals a thrilling win for Quins with two telling kicks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Some Marcus Smith magic sealed a thrilling late 14-12 victory over Exeter Chiefs in a replay of last season's Final.   The Quins pivot perfectly weighted a cross-kick out to centre Andre Esterhuizen...

Dream XV: The International stars of the new Japanese League

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new Japanese club competition kicks off this weekend under the new name, the Japan Rugby League One.   We take a look at the international stars that will light up the tournament in the top...

Shane Williams opens up about early days in the Welsh team

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new three-part documentary entitled 'Slammed' and featuring Shane Williams has seen the legendary Welsh winger shed light on his early days with coach Steve Hansen. By his account, it was not an easy...

Eddie Jones shuts down Lions rumours and names two better suited candidates

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones says he has no interest in coaching the British and Irish Lions despite being linked with the head coach role.   Jones was asked, 'would you like to add British and...

Benetton lock in Ioane's signature

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Supersonic speed, explosive strength and a lot of quality in both phases of the game. Monty Ioane decides to remain tied to the green-and-white colors and renews his contract with Benetton...

Chiefs' engine room woes as Hill signs with Sale

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a somewhat surprising move which sees Exeter Chiefs lose two international locks so far this week, England and B&I Lions representative Jonny Hill has confirmed that he will be leaving...

URC Schedule Confirmed Up To Round 17

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scheduling for the United Rugby Championship up to R17 has been completed with adjustments made to cater for postponed and rescheduled fixtures.     To avoid further rescheduling in the immediate...