So How Do You Beat Leinster? Alan Quinlan Attempts to Provide the Answer

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Many have tried but all have failed, with the Irish province unbeaten in 22 matches in the BKT United Rugby Championship and the Heineken Champions Cup. They have won 21 of those, with only BKT URC title...

URC Play-Off Race Blown Wide Open

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Scarlets’ stunning 32-20 victory over the star-studded Cell C Sharks and the Emirates Lions’ 32-28 comeback triumph away to Benetton mean 14 of the 16 sides in the league can still finish...

Saints bid farewell to Courtnall Skosan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today confirm that Courtnall Skosan will leave the Club at the end of the 2022/23 season.   The winger – who has scored 19 tries in Black, Green and Gold –...


2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at a key component of the game. The Lineout.  

Lions coach Van Rooyen heaps praise on match-winner Sanele Nohamba

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Though he gave credit to the entire team in their 29-25 United Rugby Championship (URC) win over the Bulls on Saturday at Loftus, Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen made special mention of Sanele Nohamba.  The...

Close encounters in South African URC derbies

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The DHL Stormers all but secured the South African Shield with a tense victory in Cape Town on Saturday, while the Emirates Lions kept their Vodacom United Rugby Championship playoff hopes alive in Pretoria...

Stormers want to keep ruthless instinct against Sharks in URC

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Despite the Sharks' recent struggles, coach Rito Hlungwani believes that they are a good side that could come right at any moment. The Stormers want to continue their ruthless form against South...

Pressure rises for South African sides in URC

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pressure on the South African United Rugby Championship franchises will strike a new level this weekend as the competition hits the fourth-last pool round and the race for playoff spots moves up a...

Injuries force changes to Blitzbok squad for Vancouver

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby Sevens ‘A’ squad members Noegh Hayward and Gurshwin Wehr will join the Springbok Sevens team in Vancouver on Wednesday and will make their HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series debuts at...

Emirates Lions battle to hard-fought home win over Glasgow Warriors

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Emirates Lions produced a strong home performance to overcome Glasgow Warriors 35-24 in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship. Tries from Sanele Nohamba, Francke Horn, Manuel Rass, Edwill Van Der Merwe...