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Erasmus criticises Gatland's comments on Faf de Klerk and Marius Jonker

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa's director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has taken aim again at the officials ahead of the second Test, stating that the Springboks should have an "equal chance" in the remainder of...

Milestone for Kitshoff as Springboks make changes for Second Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will earn his 50th Test cap at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday in the second Test of the Castle Lager Lions Series, with Jasper Wiese named at No 8 in this crucial...

Murray, Harris & Vunipola start second Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has made three changes to the starting XV which beat the Springboks last Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the Castle Lager Lions Series. Conor Murray...

Blitzboks ready and able for Olympic charge

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team are ready to take on all comers in the Tokyo Stadium in the next three days, as the South Africans face Ireland, Kenya and USA in Pool C of the Rugby Sevens tournament at the...

Kolisi: We know the people of South Africa will be behind us

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Captain Siya Kolisi hopes the Springboks can "put a smile on someone's face" as they get ready to take on the Lions.     Siya Kolisi hopes South Africa's rugby team can lift the spirits...

Looking ahead to the first Test: SA vs B&I Lions

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

While it may be devoid of the of the passionate chants of the red-clad Lions supporters in the stands, while the bruising Springbok tackles won’t be met with hear the roars of their fans rising into...

Elstadt aiming to make impact off the bench after World Cup disappointment

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok utility forward Rynhardt Elstadt is happy to be back in the test fold after missing out on the Rugby World Cup squad.    The Toulouse forward could win just his third test cap...

Winners & Losers: British & Irish Lions First Test Squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has named his side for the first Test against the Springboks and with it, the Lions boss has made some tough selection calls.   In fact, Gatland claims that this test 23 'was by...

Boks 'Bomb Squad' altered, not defused

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A hallmark of the Springboks run to the Rugby World Cup title in 2019 was the now famed 'Bomb Squad' with Rassie Erasmus taking full advantage of South Africa's riches in the pack with a 6-2 spilt...

10 Players Released from Springboks Squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their announcement for the team to face the British and Irish Lions on Saturday, Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has confirmed 10 players who have been released from the squad.     In...