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Milestone for Kitshoff as Springboks make changes for Second Test

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will earn his 50th Test cap at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday in the second Test of the Castle Lager Lions Series, with Jasper Wiese named at No 8 in this crucial...

Kolisi: We know the people of South Africa will be behind us

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Captain Siya Kolisi hopes the Springboks can "put a smile on someone's face" as they get ready to take on the Lions.     Siya Kolisi hopes South Africa's rugby team can lift the spirits...

Looking ahead to the first Test: SA vs B&I Lions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

While it may be devoid of the of the passionate chants of the red-clad Lions supporters in the stands, while the bruising Springbok tackles won’t be met with hear the roars of their fans rising into...

Springbok milestone for Pollard in opener against Lions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Handré Pollard will earn his 50th cap in the momentous opening Test between the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday – the first of three internationals...

10 Players Released from Springboks Squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their announcement for the team to face the British and Irish Lions on Saturday, Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has confirmed 10 players who have been released from the squad.     In...

The Springbok back row in Siya Kolisi's absence

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks could be without influential captain Siya Kolisi in the open test match against the British and Irish Lions on Saturday.   Kolisi is one of several players who have been stuck...

Georgia head coach on ventilator in South Africa

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia’s Head Coach, Levan Maisashvili, is currently on a ventilator in South Africa after Covid-19 has caused “serious damage” to his lungs, according to a report in the Associated...

Elton Jantjies captains new-look SA ‘A’ team

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber made wholesale changes to South Africa ‘A’ for their clash against the Vodacom Bulls at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday, with flyhalf Elton Jantjies leading the...

CONFIRMED: Double-header in Cape Town with South Africa 'A' taking on the Bulls

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa ‘A’ and the Bulls will join the action of the Castle Lager Lions Series, as SA Rugby confirmed an epic double-header at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday, with the match between the...

Gearing up for the unofficial "fourth test"

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

In what is being not unfairly termed an unofficial “fourth test”, South Africa ‘A’ take the pitch to meet the British & Irish Lions in Cape Town this (Wednesday) evening.     Rassie...