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Josh Strauss joins Stade Francais on loan

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stade Francais have today announced that Josh Strauss has signed a short-term deal with the club as a medical joker for at least three months.     🃏 Un joueur d'expérience...

"Yeah, it could have been a hell of a lot worse" - Jonathan Sexton on his thumb injury

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland's talisman Johnny Sexton says he was "blessed' to overcome a thumb injury in time to make Joe Schmidt's Rugby World Cup squad.     Johnny Sexton felt he was "blessed" after it was...

Currie Cup Highlights | Cheetahs v Sharks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a fantastic semi final to watch and the Cheetahs were behind for most of the second half before catching up the points to tie up with the Sharks. From there in the last 15 minutes the Cheetahs were...

Currie Cup Highlights | Golden Lions v Griquas

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions scored first. Then the Griquas, the two teams kept the game close but the Lions kept the lead and in the second half the Lions did everything to keep their 8 point lead making it more than a...

Currie Cup Semi-Finals Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Free State Cheetahs will host the Golden Lions in the Currie Cup final at the Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein after they defeated the Sharks  and Griquas respectively in exciting semi-finals on...

Currie Cup Semi-Final Preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions and Griquas will face off in the first Currie Cup semi-final at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday before the Free State Cheetahs host the Sharks in Bloemfontein soon afterwards as four teams...

Currie Cup Semi-Final Preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It will be a case of all or nothing for the four teams in the Currie Cup semi-finals on Saturday, with final berths at stake and an invaluable home final for the one of the teams.       The Golden...

Chris Gibbes joins Hurricanes as assistant coach

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Widely respected coach Chris Gibbes has joined the Hurricanes on a two-year deal as an assistant coach.Gibbes, 46, will leave his role as head coach of the Wellington Lions at the end of the Mitre 10 Cup...

Currie Cup | Griquas vs Lions | Highlights

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A 74th minute penalty sank the Griquas hearts as the Lions recorded a 1 point win in Kimberly. The result puts the Griquas under pressure as they need a few favours to remain in the top 2 heading into...

Springboks Name Rugby World Cup Squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has named his Springbok Rugby World Cup squad.   The squad named features three players attending their third Rugby World Cup – Frans Steyn, Tendai Mtawarira and Francois Louw...