Rudy Paige rugby player
Rudy Paige rugby player

Rudy Paige

2nd Aug 1989 1.69m/82kg Scrum Half

From a selection crisis to a selection headache: The Springbok scrumhalves

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the start of Rassie Erasmus tenure as Springbok head coach in 2018, the former test flanker had limited options at scrumhalf with no clear front runner for the no.9 jersey 18 months out from a Rugby...

Thursday Morning Round Up

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Final line ups #SuperRugbyFinal line ups #CRUvJAG ⚔️v🐆👊 Taylor v Creevy 💪 Whitelock v Lavanini 😯 Todd v Kremer 🎯 Mo'unga v Bonilla 🔥 Reece v Moyano 💨Havili v Boffelli —...

Clermont confirm four new signings including two Springboks

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont have confirmed a further four signings ahead of the cut off date for Rugby World Cup cover signings ahead of the TOP14 season.   The 2018/19 Top 14 finalists have added Springboks JJ Engelbrecht...

All-time Varsity Cup Dream Team

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

44 players have gone on to earn Springbok caps since the first Rugby that Rocks episode that caught up with all the action from the latest rounds of Varsity Cup matches over a decade ago. Varsity...

Status quo remains in Currie Cup

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Free State Cheetahs on Tuesday retained their spot in the 2019 Currie Cup Premier Division as they defeated First Division champions, the SWD Eagles, by 36-5 in a promotion/relegation match in Bloemfontein.     The...

Cheetah touring squad announced

1 year ago by Cheetahs Rugby

Cheetahs will be leaving Bloemfontein on Tuesday, 25 September for their tour to Wales and Scotland. The team will be traveling via Doha and is expected to arrive in Cardiff, Wales on Wednesday afternoon....

PRO14 Preview: Conference A

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the PRO14 returning this weekend we preview Conference A and give a few predictions on how each side will progress throughout the season and identify a few players who are set for big seasons.   Cardiff...

Players set to use the Currie Cup as a stepping stone

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Historically, South African players could use the Currie Cup as their stepping stone into the Springbok. Super Rugby has since taken over that role from the oldest rugby competition in the world but that...

Cheetahs Announce 2018/19 Squads

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has confirmed his preliminary squad for the both the upcoming Currie Cup and PRO14 seasons.   The Free State Cheetahs will open their 2018 Currie Cup campaign by playing...

The Rumour Mill

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the European Rugby season almost over we take a look at some of the top rumours doing the rounds as teams start their preparations for the 2018/19 season.   Jesse Mogg expected to sign for...