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Skinstad says Sharks’ historic cup success proves South African sides deserve to be on board

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springboks skipper Bob Skinstad says the “magnificent” Challenge Cup triumph by the Hollywoodbets Sharks has fully vindicated the involvement of South African sides in northern hemisphere...

Rugby Australia on Melbourne rebels

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia (RA) advises that the application from a Consortium seeking a Participation Agreement for the Melbourne Rebels to participate in the 2025 Super Rugby Pacific competition has been unsuccessful....

URC STAT ATTACK: Moodie magic, Unstoppable Morris, Dominant Roos & more

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

We've rounded up some of the best stats from Round 17 of the BKT United Rugby Championship. Zebre Parma v Scarlets -       Gonzalo Garcia made the joint-most offloads at...

URC Round 17 Review

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rowntree proud of his table toppers   With just one round of matches to go, reigning BKT URC champions Munster Rugby have gone top of the table for the first time this season - talk about timing...

URC Round 17 Preview

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby v Munster Rugby. Friday 7.35pm   The first of two sell-outs in the BKT URC this weekend, with a capacity crowd of 7,774 set to watch this meeting between two in-form teams at Hive...

A story of "Real Champs" vs "People's Champs" Part 2: A Cold War

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

If you have not read part one this story, stop right now, and go find it. If you were with this us last time, then you will have gotten to know of the rise of the “People’s Champs”. The...

URC round 16 Preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons RFC v DHL Stormers, Friday 7.35pm   It’s the final game of the season at Rodney Parade and there’s likely to be an added buzz about the place on the back of the Dragons’...

Jared Payne relishing going up against his former team

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The week Jared Payne has had penciled into his diary since the start of the season has finally arrived, as he prepares to take on his former team.   Payne spent more than a decade with Ulster Rugby...

URC Round 15 Review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New team on top Glasgow Warriors are the new leaders of the BKT URC having jumped above Leinster Rugby at the top of the table. Franco Smith’s team did a professional job in recording a 40-9 bonus...

Rugby Australia announces 2023 results at AGM

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2023 year saw a slight reduction in revenue (down $4.9m) largely due to lesser match day revenue as a result of only being able to host two home Wallabies Tests in a World Cup year, compared with six...