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Brad Shields and Joe Launchbury Start Second Test v Springboks

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play South Africa in the second Test in Bloemfontein on Saturday 16 June. There are two changes to the starting XV that played on Saturday with...

England squad to face Springboks

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play South Africa in the first Test at Ellis Park, Johannesburg on Saturday. Owen Farrell will captain the side at inside-centre while team-mate...

Rassie Erasmus' new era Springboks - What to expect

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Rassie Erasmus set to lead his charges for the first time on home soil, we take a look at a few players set to make their debut for the Springboks against England as well as a few other relatively...

Monday Morning Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Quade Cooper sidelined with Knee Injury There is officially no chance Quade Cooper could be a shock inclusion in Michael Cheika's Wallaby squad to face Ireland after suffering an MCL injury in a Brisbane club...

Premiership Rugby Team of the Season

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Willie Le Roux – Wasps The South African fullback has been central to Wasps gameplan all season. They are a nightmare to defend off of set pieces, as their screen plays and good handling gets...

Top Performers - Chiefs vs Waratahs

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four international players were stand out performers in a scintillating game to open the Super Rugby fixtures for the day.   Brodie Retallick: The big man was missed last week for the home...

Ben Curry & Marcus Smith Headline England World Rugby U20 Championship Squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England U20s head coach Steve Bates has named his 28-man squad for the World Rugby U20 Championship (30 May – 17 June). The squad includes eight players who were involved at last year’s tournament...

Super Rugby Team of the Week - Round 14

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Round 14 of Super Rugby saw the Jaguares win their 5th consecutive game, the Waratahs claimed their first victory over New Zealand opposition in 40 games and the Sunwolves claimed back-to-back...

HIGHLIGHTS: Super Rugby Round 14: Sharks v Chiefs

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks made it three wins out of four against New Zealand opposition as they edged the Chiefs 28-24 in round 14 of Super rugby. The Sharks opened the scoring with an early penalty and...

Super Rugby Team of the Week - Round 13

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Steven Kitshoff   A tight call-up front with Highlanders loosehead Daniel Lienert-Brown coming close after he put in a massive shift in his side's win over the Lions but it's Steven...