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Combined Crusaders & Lions XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Lions and Crusaders face off in the Super Rugby final for the second consecutive year this weekend. The Crusaders earned the right to host this year's edition of the tournament after narrowly...

Eight more players added to Springbok training squad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lwazi Mvovo is one of eight players from the Sharks who have been added to the Springbok training squad. They will join the camp on Thursday in Stellenbosch, where the group is currently busy with preparations...

Super Rugby Playoff Team of the Week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We pick our team of the Week after the Hurricanes, Crusaders, Waratahs and Lions booked their places in the Super Rugby semi-finals.   1. Toby Smith An improved scrummaging performance compared...

Super Rugby Playoffs Preview

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 Super Rugby teams have been narrowed down to just 8 teams who will battle it out to lift the Super Rugby trophy on 4 August.    Road to the Final:    Hurricanes v Chiefs The...

Lions Team to Face Jaguares

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions head coach Swys de Bruin has made only made two changes to the side that will host the Super Rugby quarter-final against the Jaguares at Ellis Park.   Ross Cronje replaces the injured...

Ultimate Rugby's Super Rugby Season Awards

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As we head into the Super Rugby playoffs we have handed out awards for the 2018 Super Rugby Player of the Year, Most Valued Player and more.    Rookie Forward of the Year - Shannon Frizell Highlanders...

Pablo Matera free to play against Lions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jaguares captain Pablo Matera will be available for the Super Rugby quarter-final clash against Lions after his appeal was accepted by the disciplinary tribunal. Head coach Mario Ledesma, the Manager...

Super Rugby Finals - 1996 to 2005

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at the Super Rugby Final froms1996 to 2005.   Credit: Real Rugby

Five uncapped players invited to Springbok camp

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks have invited five uncapped players to their training camp in Stellenbosch, with Salmaan Moerat, Marco van Staden, Damian Willemse, JD Schickerling and Cobus Wiese set to join the squad consisting...

Premiership Signings of the 2018-19 Season XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Charles Piutau – Bristol Bears Bristol have made the former All Black rugby’s highest paid player by signing him on a 2-year deal worth £1 million a season. He has been playing...