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Veterans Steyn and Strauss make Super Rugby return

2 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls have named a strong matchday squad for their Super Rugby season opener against the Sharks at Jonsson Kings Park on Friday, 31 January 2020.   The team welcomes back flyhalf Morné...

Analysis: What makes a flanker effective in the modern game?

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations is just a few days away! It's been around three months since our last taste of Test Rugby and as always the Six Nations provides plenty of excitement for teams and fans alike.   As...

Rankings race kicks off ahead of Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw

7 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have confirmed that the Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw will take place in Paris after the November 2020 international window.       France...

James O'Connor set for his first Super Rugby game in five years

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Queensland Reds head coach Brad Thorn has named his first team of the 2020 Super Rugby season for Friday night’s opening round clash against the Brumbies in Canberra.  Up to five players could...

Lions sign former Springbok Willem Alberts

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions Rugby have today confirmed that Willem Alberts will return to his roots & wear their jersey once more.   The 35-year-old made his debut for the Golden Lions in 2007. In November...

Weekend Round Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish strike late to thwart Saints' summit bid     Dave Porecki's last-gasp try prevented 14-man Northampton Saints from going top of the Premiership as London Irish secured a thrilling...

Southern Kings 30-31 Cheetahs: Rhyno Smith inspires remarkable comeback

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

An incredible finish to Saturday's Pro14 game saw Rhyno Smith's late double lift Cheetahs to a stunning 31-30 win at rivals Southern Kings.     The two South African sides clashed at Nelson...

All Blacks Sevens win first title in Hamilton

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens extended their record as the most successful team on home soil in the history of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series with a 27-5 defeat of France in the HSBC New Zealand Sevens Cup...

Gloucester flanker Jaco Kriel set for Lions return - reports

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester's Springbok flanker, Jaco Kriel is keen to return to the Lions according to reports in South Africa.   According to the Rapport, written by Hendrik Cronje, the Springbok flank...

Watch: Rhyno Smith's incredible catch to seal victory for the Cheetahs

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rhyno Smith scored twice in the closing stages against Southern Kings to again secure the bragging rights for the Cheetahs.     An incredible finish to Saturday's Pro14 game saw Rhyno Smith's...