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Finn Russell's Scottish debut

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Since 2012, the rugby world has become acquainted with the mercurial talent that is Finn Russell. Beginning his working life as a stone mason, Russell rose to prominence through the Scotland U20 side,...

Lions Legends - Willie John McBride

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

“There was nothing that Willie John would ask of any man that he wasn’t prepared to do himself.” – Gareth Edwards.   “The biggest natural leader of British & Irish...

Lions legends: Phil Bennett

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

When one considers the golden days of Welsh and Lions rugby in the 70s, the image of the hot-stepping Phil Bennett is one which easily springs to mind. A man of diminutive stature- standing only 1.71m...

The Journey of Errol Tobias - South Africa's First Black Springbok - Part 2 "Climbing the Ladder"

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tobias' individuality on the field and command of the basics soon earned him a spot in the 1972 Proteas (consisting of the country’s top non-white players) tour to England. The tour was mildly successful...

Currie Cup dates juggled to beat COVID-19

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The kick-off dates of two Currie Cup matches have been moved to combat the threat of COVID-19 infection.     The Bulls’ home match against the Lions – scheduled for Saturday, 26 December...

Everything you need to know about round four of the Currie Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Currie Cup moves past the halfway mark this weekend and the fourth round will be sure to deliver loads of action as the teams prepare for a thrilling home stretch with their eyes firmly on semi-final...

Griquas v Bulls match cancelled

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Currie Cup fourth round match between Griquas and the Bulls, scheduled for Tafel Lager Park in Kimberley on Saturday afternoon, has been cancelled in line with COVID-19 protocols.   The decision...

Frans Steyn moves to flyhalf for Pumas clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cheetahs head coach Hawies Fourie has announced his team to face the Pumas with various changes from the side that lost to the Lions.   The Cheetahs will be travelling to Nelspruit to take...

Ireland confirm 3-test tour of NZ

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has revealed that his side will embark on a three-test tour of New Zealand in 2022.   It will be the first time the Irish tour the ‘land of the long white cloud’...

Club World Championship could take place in 2022 - report

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top clubs and franchises could finally face off in a club world championship as soon as 2022 according to a report by The Telegraph.     The tournament would reportedly be held once every...