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Paul Gustard joins Benetton Rugby

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England defence coach Paul Gustard has penned a deal with Benetton Rugby, commencing in July this year and running through to June 2024.   The 44 year-old will assume the role of assistant...

Fixtures for the remainder of the PRO14 confirmed

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fixtures for the conclusion of the Guinness PRO14 campaign have been scheduled with kick-off times and broadcasters confirmed for Round 12 through to Round 16.   A total of 29 fixtures will take...

Sale boss on what makes SA players so valuable

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Listening to the commentary on matches in leagues across the world, one is bound to hear the utterances of Afrikaans names. From the English Premiership, through the Pro14 to the Top14, South African rugby...

Stormers number 8 to replace Mercer at Bath?

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The recent announcement by Bath number 8 Zach Mercer that he intends to further his career with French Top 14 side Montpellier has left a void at the English club which, if rumours are to be believed,...

Blood, sweat and tears - looking ahead to the Currie Cup semi-finals

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby will rock the tip of Africa this weekend with two colossal clashes as we embark on the Currie Cup semi-final stages.   First up, fans eagerly await the clash of two, old Highveld rivals as...

Clash of the Irish Titans - Munster vs Leinster

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Once again, fans will be treated to the biggest rivalry in modern Irish rugby playing out as Leinster travel to Thomond Park on Saturday in search of a Munster scalp.   Although the stadium will...

Benetton welcome Rhyno Smith on three-year deal

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby has announced a new signing for next season, with Rhyno Smith signing a contract that will see him wear the green-and-white jersey until 30 June 2023 with an option for...

Sharks forge massive new alliance

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In an intriguing new development, the Sharks have signed a deal creating a new global partnership with the Roc Nation agency.   Roc Nation was founded by American rapper Jay-Z and is involved in...

Van der Walt to remain in the Edinburgh no.10 jersey

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh’s South African-born fly-half Jaco van der Walt has penned an extension deal with the club.   Van der Walt, who has one Scottish cap to his name, was yesterday named in Gregor Townsend’s...

South Africa will explore any option to face Lions - Erasmus

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus says South Africa will "explore any option" to ensure they do not miss out on facing the British and Irish Lions.   The Lions are scheduled to lock horns with the world...