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We have 12 months to save our sport, warns Agustin Pichot

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby vice-chairman Agustín Pichot has warned that the entire future of test rugby is under threat unless the sport takes urgent action within the next 12 months.   The former Los Pumas...

Izack Rodda locked in until 2020

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Queensland Reds lock Izack Rodda will remain at Ballymore through to the end of 2020 after signing a new two-year deal with Queensland Rugby Union and Rugby Australia. Rodda had a standout season for...

Springbok flanker set for lengthy injury layoff

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks and Springbok flanker Jean-Luc du Preez is set to undergo surgery on a long-standing groin injury and will be out of action for several weeks.   Du Preez was released from the Springbok squad...

Former Cheetahs Prop Joins Lions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions have continued their recruitment drive for the 2019 Super Rugby season with the signing of former Cheetahs loosehead prop Danie Mienie.   An astute scrummager, Mienie started his professional...

Bulls add Swys de Bruin to coaching wishlist - Reports

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to rugby365 Eddie Jones wants Bulls head coach John Mitchell to report for duty by September 1 and the Bulls have since turned their attention to the Lions head coach.    Although...

McInerney Signs New Brumbies Deal

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hooker Connal McInerney has committed his future to the Brumbies by agreeing to a new two-year deal with the Super Rugby club that will keep him in the national capital until 2020.  McInerney, who...

Six More Players Sign New Lions' Deals

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions have announced that a further six players have committed to the union for the 2019 season, following the re-signings of 8 players earlier this weekend.   Amongst the 6 re-signings are...

Former Waratah joins Blues coaching set-up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experienced Super Rugby player and coach, Daniel Halangahu will follow his North Harbour coach Tom Coventry to join the Blues for the next two years.   Halangahu will complete his third year as...

Key Duo Commit to the Lions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions have secured the services of two of their key players have re-signed for the 2019 Super Rugby season.    Flyhalf Elton Jantjies and centre Lionel Mapoe have both re-signed with the...

Etzebeth set to return against Los Pumas

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus, the SA Rugby Director of Rugby, has confirmed that experienced lock Eben Etzebeth is available for Springbok selection again after missing the June Tests against England and the entire...