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Vincent Tshituka snubs overseas interest to join the Sharks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions flanker Vincent Tshituka has turned down offers from abroad to sign a deal with the Durban-based Sharks ahead of next season.   The 23-year-old reportedly caught the eye of overseas clubs...

Simelane to join Nkosi at the Bulls next season?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jake White has started his recruitment drive for next season with the Bulls coach confirming a new signing out wide for next season.   The Bulls have qualified for the United Rugby Championship...

Blue Bulls: Strong onslaught expected from Windhoek Draught Griquas in Carling Currie Cup clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls expect a tough encounter when they take on Windhoek Draught Griquas in a Carling Currie Cup clash at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.   The side from Kimberley has been one of the...

Five forwards sign pro contracts with Glasgow Warriors

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Brown, Alex Samuel, Max Williamson and Angus Fraser join Murphy Walker in making the step up to the full-time professional Glasgow Warriors squad for the 2022-2023 season from the FOSROC Scottish...

Three SA sides book their place in the URC playoffs after another full house of wins

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The DHL Stormers, Cell C Sharks and Vodacom Bulls all booked their spots in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship playoffs with hard-fought home victories in the penultimate round of league action this...

URC Team Announcements Round 17

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for this weekend's Round 17 fixtures of the United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #BULvGLA Arno...

Caolin Blade to earn 150th cap as Connacht aim for SA clean sweep against Sharks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht management team have named their matchday 23 for tomorrow’s URC fixture against the Sharks in Durban (k/o 3.05pm Irish time).     A win for Andy Friend’s side would...

Victories key as SA sides complete home run in URC

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The South African franchises will be desperate for one last big shove as they wrap up their home run in the league phase of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship this weekend, with three of the four sides...

Tom Youngs announces retirement from rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tom Youngs has confirmed his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.     The 35-year-old retires after making 215 appearances for Leicester Tigers, as well as gaining 28...

Connacht injury update

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Star Connacht centre Bundee Aki is one of three players carrying some knocks from the Irish outfit’s recent clash against the Lions in Johannesburg.    Connacht managed to stick one on...