Swys De Bruin joins Southern Kings with immediate effect

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following his shock depature from the Lions, the Southern Kings have today announced that Swys de Bruin has joined their team as a coaching consultant.   De Bruin is a widely sought-after rugby...

Swys de Bruin leaves the Lions coaching set up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions and coach Swys de Bruin have parted ways.   de Bruin was with the union for 7 seasons winning the Vodacom Cup, Currie Cup and making 3 Super rugby finals.

Weekend Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA name 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup     The USA has officially announced the 31-player squad for Rugby World Cup Japan 2019.     Head Coach Gary Gold has named...

Smith delighted as Free Staters taste Currie Cup glory

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Free State Cheetahs coach Franco Smith was a delighted man after his team survived a strong second-half fightback from the Xerox Golden Lions – in front of a passionate crowd of close to 39,000 fans...

Cheetahs hold on for sixth Currie Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheetahs raced away from the Lions and then held on for an ultimately nervy 31-28 Currie Cup triumph in Bloemfontein, earning their sixth title.   The two sides had finished level on points...

Josh Strauss joins Stade Francais on loan

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stade Francais have today announced that Josh Strauss has signed a short-term deal with the club as a medical joker for at least three months.     🃏 Un joueur d'expérience...

Currie Cup Semi-Finals Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Free State Cheetahs will host the Golden Lions in the Currie Cup final at the Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein after they defeated the Sharks  and Griquas respectively in exciting semi-finals on...

Currie Cup Semi-Final Preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions and Griquas will face off in the first Currie Cup semi-final at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday before the Free State Cheetahs host the Sharks in Bloemfontein soon afterwards as four teams...

Chris Gibbes joins Hurricanes as assistant coach

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Widely respected coach Chris Gibbes has joined the Hurricanes on a two-year deal as an assistant coach.Gibbes, 46, will leave his role as head coach of the Wellington Lions at the end of the Mitre 10 Cup...

Friday Morning Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Australia Name Rugby World Cup Squad   Only one uncapped player is in the squad with boom rookie Jordan Petaia included in the 31-man group. The 19-year old missed most of the 2019...