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Mark Bennett & Fraser Brown drop out of Scotland squad

11 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Injury has forced Glasgow hooker Fraser Brown out of the Scotland squad preparing to face Tonga, Australia, South Africa and Japan at Murrayfield during the autumn campaign.     Brown...

Moerat earns Springbok call-up for UK tour

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former SA Schools and Junior Springbok captain Salmaan Moerat has earned his first Springbok call-up in a squad of 32 players named by Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber on Tuesday for the Castle Lager Outgoing...

Two uncapped players in Wales 38-man squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named a 38-man squad for the forthcoming Autumn Nations Series 2021 campaign.     Wales U20 and Exter Chiefs forward Christ Tshiunza is one of two uncapped players named in the...

United Rugby Championship Round 2 Previews

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

If Round 1 is anything to go by, United Rugby Championship fans are in for a real treat this season. With teams welcoming fans back into the stadiums, more than 400 points were accumulated across the eight...

Scotland Women get double World Rugby Rankings boost

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland’s dramatic 20-18 win over Ireland in the Rugby World Cup 201 Europe Qualifier in Parma on Sunday has sent them up to ninth position in the World Rugby Women’s Rankings,...

The Rugby Championship 2021: The Breakdown - All Blacks on brink of title ahead of 100th Springboks showdown

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand are on the brink of landing the Rugby Championship title ahead of their 100th Test against holders South Africa in Townsville on Saturday.   The All Blacks have been in a class of their...

Nienaber banks on experience for New Zealand Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has recalled the experienced trio of Lood de Jager, Elton Jantjies and Frans Steyn for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand in Townsville,...

Jones names squad for training camp

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named a 45-player squad for a short training camp.  The group will meet at The Lensbury, Teddington on Sunday 26 September – Tuesday 28 September.  It...

All Blacks focused on beating Springboks, not new world ranking

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

While New Zealand have usurped South Africa in the world rankings, Ian Foster would take greater joy from beating them on the pitch.     New Zealand returned to the top of the world rankings...

Australia 30-17 South Africa: Ikitau and Koroibete lead Wallabies to victory

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a scrappy encounter in Brisbane, Australia scored four tries to claim a bonus-point victory over South Africa.     Australia got the better of South Africa for the second week running as...