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Everything you need to know about round three of Super Rugby Unlocked

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pumas and the Stormers kick off the third round of Super Rugby Unlocked action at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Friday. The match starts at 19h00 and is the first encounter at this level between...

Sbu Nkosi returns for the Sharks visit to Loftus

1 month ago by Ulitmate Rugby

Sharks head coach Sean Everitt has named a vastly changed team to take on the Bulls in Saturday’s Super Rugby Unlocked round two clash at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, with Springbok flyer Sbu Nkosi...

PRO14 confirm talks to expand the competition in South Africa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 Rugby has confirmed they are in ‘early discussions’ with South Africa Rugby about expanding the tournament to include more South African franchises from 2021.     In...

Kings go into liquidation

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby yesterday announced that the Southern Kings franchise have been placed in liquidation due to R55 million debt, according to a report in supersport.com.   Andre Rademan, Kings board chairman,...

Newcastle Falcons Sign Springbok Scrumhalf

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ex-Springbok scrum-half Louis Schreuder is joining Newcastle Falcons for the upcoming Gallagher Premiership season.   The 30-year-old was a central part of the Sharks side which topped Super Rugby’s...

PRO14 Coach and Player of the season named

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh duo Duhan van der Merwe and Richard Cockerill have earned the two most prestigious awards on offer in the Guinness PRO14 having been voted in as the best player and coach by their peers for the...

Four SA Super Rugby teams on the verge of joining the PRO14 next year

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The four South African Super Rugby sides – the Bulls, Lions, Sharks and Stormers – are set to join Europe’s Pro14 competition by early next year, according to a report by The Daily...

Southern Kings suspend playing activities for 2020

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The board of the Southern Kings has voluntarily withdrawn the team from participation in any planned domestic rugby competitions in 2020, confirms SA Rugby.     The players and staff were...

PRO14's Most Prominent Defenders: tackle, turnover & lineout-steal stats

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pro14 returns this weekend, hopefully with a bang, much to the delight of rugby fans around the world. Before the resumption commences, a quick look at the stats may tell us who to look out for on...

Premiership Rugby Ins and Outs

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

When the Premiership returns on the 14th of August, it will be 159 days after the last match was staged with Bristol Bears defeating Harlequins to mark their fifth Premiership win in a row, their...