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Erasmus, Nienaber return to SA Rugby HQ

1 hour ago by South African Rugby

SA Rugby have confirmed that Rassie Erasmus has started in his new position as Director: Rugby at the union’s headquarters in Cape Town.   Erasmus was joined at SARU House by Jacques Nienaber,...

Springboks sweat over Marx & Etzebeth's fitness

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx will go for an MRI scan today after receiving a blow to his shoulder in Paris on Saturday.   Marx and Bok captain Eben Etzebeth (lower leg injury) had x-rays on...

Highlights: France v South Africa

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa survived a late French onslaught to claim a narrow 18-17 victory. It was a very tight affair throughout the 80, with South Africa's brief 8 point lead being the largest points difference in...

Brumbies sign James Verity-Amm

8 hours ago by Brumbies Rugby

The Brumbies have announced the signing of utility back James Verity-Amm on a one-year contract for 2018.  Originally born in Kroonstad in the Free State Province of South Africa, Verity-Amm attended...

OFFICIAL: Wasps sign Shields

8 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have confirmed that Hurricanes back-rower Brad Shields will join the club during the 2018/19 season following his Super Rugby commitments with the Hurricanes.   The 26-year-old has made 86...

Team of the Weekend

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Cian Healy - Ireland Healy made an instant impact for Ireland after coming off the bench 55 minutes in, earning a scrum penalty in his first act of the game. The prop then proceeded to make 43...

RIP: Jonah Lomu

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Today (18 November) marks the two years since the rugby world lost one of its greatest ever talents.   Former All Black winger Jonah Lomu scored 37 tries in 63 matches for New Zealand between 1994...

Dick Muir returns to Sharks coaching role

3 days ago by Sharks Rugby

The Sharks have announced the appointment of Dick Muir, the former Springbok and Sharks player and coach.  He will join the Sharks coaching team as a consultant responsible for the team’s attack...

Friday Morning Round Up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks change two to face Scotland The matchday 23 features just two changes from the team which beat France 39-18 in Paris last weekend: Codie Taylor comes in at hooker for the injured...

Thursday Evening Round Up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh sign Jaco van der Walt Edinburgh Rugby have signed South African playmaker Jaco van der Walt.   The 23-year-old former Lions star will join the squad before they set-off for Bloemfontein...