Rynhardt Elstadt rugby player
Rynhardt Elstadt rugby player

Rynhardt Elstadt

20th Dec 1989 1.98m/117kg Blindside Flanker

Japan-based Boks given the greenlight for Twickenham showdown

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa will have their Japanese-based stars available for selection when they tackle England at Twickenham on 26 November.   The replay of the 2019 Rugby World Cup final falls...

Eight TOP 14 transfers you may have missed

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022/23 season is fast approaching, and while some player movements are still to be finalised, some big transfers have flown under the radar.   We take a look at eight you may have...

Springboks welcome back Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn for Rugby Championship

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two experienced Springboks with a total of 134 Test caps between them, Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn, have been recalled to the national squad for the home leg of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship,...

Springbok Player Ratings v Wales - Test 2

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A vastly changed Springbok outfit fell to Wales on South African soil for the first time in their history on Saturday in Bloemfontein.     In a tense affair, Josh Adams' scored...

Springbok team announced for second Wales Test

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named two uncapped players in his starting lineup and a further four among the replacements as he reshuffled his squad to build depth for their second Test against Wales...

Ranked: The Heaviest Test Packs This July

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The test season is back, and with all the squads locked in for July, we check the scales and see which team could field the heaviest pack.       Taking the weights listed...

Why Duane Vermeulen has been left out of the Springboks squad and who can fill the void he leaves

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Jacques Nienaber named his squad for the upcoming international window with South Africa hosting Wales in a three-test match series.   Nienaber named a group of 43 players with...

Duane Vermeulen misses out on Springboks' squad to face Wales

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Saturday, 11 June 2022   Nienaber names squad for Castle Lager Incoming Series   Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber announced his national squad on Saturday for the international season...

Team News: 50 Up for O'Brien, Toulouse make three changes

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster and Toulouse have named their matchday 23s for the Champions Cup semi-final clash at Aviva Stadium (KO 3pm – LIVE on BT Sport and RTÉ Radio One).     Leinster...

Toulouse missing 12 players for Champions Cup clash with Leinster

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse's depth will be tested in the Champions Cup semi-final against Leinster on Saturday.   Ugo Mola will be without the services of 12 players for the clash against the Irish Province with...