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PRO14 Rainbow Cup Schedule Confirmed R4 to R6

2 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The remaining fixtures for the Northern and Southern Rainbow Cup competitions have been put in place with kick-off times and broadcast details confirmed.     Across the remaining five...

'It's a poor, poor tournament' - O'Driscoll criticises standard of PRO14

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll has delivered a brutal assessment of the PRO14 by dubbing it a "poor, poor tournament."   The Irish powerhouses Leinster fell 32-23 to French side La Rochelle...

PRO 14 Rainbow Cup Highlights: Stormers v Sharks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rainbow Cup SA kicked off with the Sharks edging the Stormers 33-30 in the opening round. The Stormers got off to a blistering start, as an early penalty was followed by two quick tries as the hosts...

Kade Wolhuter ruled out for the rest of season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stormers have been dealt an injury blow in the ongoing Rainbow Cup SA with fly-half Kade Wolhuter confirming that he picked up an ACL injury against the Sharks and is set to miss the remainder of the season.     Wolhuter...

Kolisi starts Sharks' Rainbow Cup opener

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rainbow Cup SA gets underway this weekend with the Sharks heading south to Cape Town to take on the Stormers on Saturday in the opening fixture of the double-round, four-team tournament.   Sharks...

Rainbow Cup SA Referees Confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Referees for the opening round of Rainbow Cup SA have been confirmed and are listed below alongside live TV Broadcast information.   Saturday, May 1   DHL Stormers v Cell C Sharks –...

Star Stormers hooker to join Sharks?

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning Springbok hooker Bongi Mbonambi has been linked with a move from the Stormers to the Sharks.   According to a piece in the Rapport, Mbonambi – whose future at the Cape Town...

South Africa confirms Rainbow Cup fixtures

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby today confirmed the fixtures for the Sharks, Stormers, Lions and Bulls in the Rainbow Cup which starts this weekend. The South African sides will no longer travel out of the country to play and...

CONFIRMED: Rainbow Cup to run as 'dual tournaments with no cross-hemisphere fixtures'

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 and SA Rugby have confirmed that the Rainbow Cup will no longer take place as planned.    The South African teams are unable to travel to the UK & Ireland and after 'colossal...

London Irish to add Mike Willemse to squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish will complete the signing of hooker Mike Willemse ahead of the 2021/22 season.     The 28-year-old South African, who is currently plying his trade for Edinburgh in the Pro14,...