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Nowell can still push for Lions - Baxter

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jack Nowell still has time to secure his place on the British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa, according to Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter.     Nowell made his first appearance...

Bryan Habana picks his Springbok team to face the British and Irish Lions

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok legend Bryan Habana has picked his Springbok XV to face the British and Irish Lions.    The World Cup winner in 2007 was asked by World Rugby's 'The Wrap' to select his XV to...

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

1 day 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

2 days 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,...

Dead-end for the Rainbow Cup?

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rainbow Cup has again been cast into murky waters as rumours abound that the competition is likely to be called off today.   According to reports coming out of South Africa, SA Rugby is expected...

Injured Bok stars expected to be fit for Lions series

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok fans will be holding thumbs on the prospects of a formidable quartet who are busy undergoing injury rehabilitation but might be ready to face the British & Irish Lions in July if all goes...

Eddie Jones' summer plans up in the air

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England boss Eddie Jones has hit another stumbling block with the prospect of his side facing the USA and Canada now looking unlikely.   A small series against the North American sides – planned...

Elton Jantjies chats about move to France

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies has revealed that the upcoming British & Irish Lions series is the motivation behind his move to France.   Jantjies recently signed with struggling Top 14 side...

Ugo Monye's latest Lions XV

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England and British & Irish Lions representative Ugo Monye has penned his ideal Lions starting XV as the tour to South Africa approaches.   Monye, a popular pundit in the UK, has evolved...

Steven Kitshoff extends stay with Western Province

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experienced prop Steven Kitshoff has signed a three-year contract extension with Western Province Professional Rugby (WPPR) and has been appointed DHL Stormers captain.       The Rugby...