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Rassie Erasmus confirms he won't coach Springboks beyond 2019

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that will only be in charge of the Springboks until the 2019 World Cup in Japan.   In an exclusive interview with SuperSport, Erasmus pointed out that...

Late Jantjies drop-goal completes Baa-Baas comeback in Twickenham try-fest

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After Argentina and Barbarians scored five tries apiece at Twickenham, Elton Jantjies' late drop-goal settled a thrilling contest.       Fans got full value for money at...

Top Performers Per Country During The November Tests

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

November is done and dusted as too is test rugby for 2018.     We take a look back at the top performers from each country from this month.   New Zealand     Brodie...

Kolisi proud of South Africa's improvements

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Siya Kolisi has praised South Africa's improvements under Rassie Erasmus and believes there are good times ahead for the Springboks.           South Africa captain...

Ultimate Rugby's Test Team Of The Year

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With test rugby going on a break until next year we look back at the year that was in 2018 and pick our team of the year.   Ireland are understandably well represented while there are a few surprises...

World Rugby Top 10 locked in for 2018

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji climb to their highest position of eighth in the World Rugby Rankings, while Canada return to the top 20 after securing qualification for the Rugby World Cup 2019.       A...

IRFU CEO lauds departing Schmidt

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After Joe Schmidt confirmed he will step down at the end of the 2019 RWC, IRFU CEO Philip Browne lauded the impact of the coach.         Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU)...

Barbarians name squad to face Argentina

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Rassie Erasmus has named his squad preparing to face Argentina, which comprises of 13 of his South Africa tourists.         The squad includes World Rugby...

World Rugby Awards winners 2018

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland’s Johnny Sexton and France’s Jessy Trémoulière have been named World Rugby Men’s and Women’s 15s Player of the Year 2018 at the World Rugby Awards in Monte...

2018 Test Win Ratios

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With all the tests done and dusted for 2018 we take a look at how the Top 10 sides have done this year in terms of their win ratio.       1. New Zealand   Despite the two...