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All eyes on pocket-rocket Abrahams

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks speedster Thaakir Abrahams has shown opponents in the United Rugby Championship that what he lacks in size he more than makes up for in heart, pace and guile.   The Cape-born pocket rocket,...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup TV deals confirmed in UK and Ireland

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup are set for a major viewership boost with the announcement that BT Sport, as well as ITV, RTÉ and S4C, have all agreed multi-year partnerships for the new broadcast...

Wayne Barnes to set new Test record this November

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes is set to make history when he takes charge of his 100th and 101st tests during the November international window.   Barnes, who made his debut in Fiji in June 2006,...

Grisez debuts for France in RWC opener

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joanna Grisez will make her test debut for France in the RWC 2021 opening match against South Africa.     France coach Thomas Darracq has named his team for the Rugby World Cup 2021...

Super Sacha Ready To Take URC By Storm

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sacha Mngomezulu made a memorable debut for the title-winning Stormers last season and followed that up by captaining an unbeaten Junior Springboks team. Now, the prodigious playmaker wants more.   Since...

Emerging Ireland name squad for Pumas clash

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following on from their resounding 54-7 victory over Griquas on Sunday, the Emerging Ireland coaching staff has named the team to tackle Currie Cup champions, the Pumas, ij Bloemfontein tomorrow (Wednesday).    The...

Nadine Roos: “We are ready to make a statement”

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The growth of the Springbok Women’s team over the last 12 months and their determined climb up the world rankings had many take notice of a potential new entry into the top ten of the world game,...

“Everything I do today is for her." The heartwarming story of SA Women's star Nadine Roos & her grandmother

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the brightest young prospects in the South African Women’s team has ascended to the top despite a not-so-bright past. The story of Nadine Roos is not one to be intertwined with the concept...

Stick to take charge of SA ‘A’ team for UK Tour

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick will take charge of the SA ‘A’ team for their two matches in the UK against Munster and the Bristol Bears in November, in a coaching team which features...