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The Sharks partways with their coach and appoint a new CEO

22 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks have confirmed that they have parted ways with coach Robert du Preez on the same day as they confirmed that Eduard Coetzee would be taking over from Gary Teichmann as the franchise's...

Newcastle Falcons sign Sharks Super Rugby star Philip van der Walt

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have announced the signing of back-rower Philip van der Walt on a three-year deal from South African Super Rugby side, the Sharks.     The 30-year-old will...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

SBW given until Thursday to prove his fitness   All Blacks' assistant coach Ian Foster says that veteran midfielder Sonny Bill Williams is unlikely to feature for the All Blacks against Los Pumas...

Cheetahs sign four new players for the Pro14

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Free State Cheetahs have confirmed the signing of four new players for the upcoming PRO14, namely utility back, Rhyno Smith, loose-forward, Chris Massyn, centre, Chris Smit, and hooker, Wilmar...

Tuesday Morning Round Up

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

James O’Connor eligible for Wallabies as Queensland deal confirmed     Queensland Reds have confirmed the signing of former Wallabies playmaker James O’Connor for the next...

Confirmed: Josh Strauss to return to South Africa

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sale Sharks have confirmed that Scotland International Josh Strauss will leave the club with immediate effect.   Strauss has been released from the final year of his contract in Manchester,...

Former Springbok flyhalf joins the Southern Kings coaching staff

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Southern Kings have confirmed that former Springbok flyhalf Braam van Straaten has joined the franchise as the Defence and Kicking Coach.   Van Straaten comes with a wealth of experience, not...

Ruan Pienaar signs for Cheetahs

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheetahs have confirmed the signing of former Springbok scrumhalf, Ruan Pienaar who wishes to further his rugby career in the Free State.      The skilful player represented the Springboks...

RIP James Small (1969-2019)

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok wing James Small, a member of the 1995 Rugby World Cup winning squad, has died suddenly from a heart attack on Wednesday.   The 50-year-old Small was rushed to hospital in Johannesburg...

Leicester Tigers 2019/20 Premiership fixtures

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers will host defending league champions Saracens in the opening home game of the new Gallagher Premiership season following a trip to Worcester Warriors in Round 1 in October.     With...