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Milestone for Kitshoff as Springboks make changes for Second Test

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will earn his 50th Test cap at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday in the second Test of the Castle Lager Lions Series, with Jasper Wiese named at No 8 in this crucial...

Waratahs welcome back old stalwart

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dynamic back-rower Jed Holloway will once again play in the colours of the Waratahs after signing a new two-year deal with the club.    Holloway already has 58 Tahs caps to his name and has...

Springbok milestone for Pollard in opener against Lions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Handré Pollard will earn his 50th cap in the momentous opening Test between the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday – the first of three internationals...

Himeno returns to the starting lineup for Ireland clash

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie Joseph has confirmed the Brave Blossoms’ Team that will take on Ireland this Saturday, July 3 at Aviva Stadium in Dublin.   The match holds huge significance for both teams, as Ireland...

Springbok squad to face Georgia

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Head Coach Jacques Nienaber has named his squad of 23 to take on Georgia on Friday evening.    Much intrigue will surround the performance of the 3 debutants in Rosko Specman,...

Dave Rennie names Wallaby squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies Head Coach Dave Rennie has announced his squad to prepare for the upcoming test series against France.    The 38-man squad features 11 uncapped players and also includes Scott Sio,...

Journeyman flyhalf returns to Sharks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 32 year-old Cronje has set up camp in Durban where he is training with the Sharks as part of their Currie Cup squad.    The creative flyhalf has enjoyed an extremely colourful career to...

Eight uncapped players named in the Springboks squad for Lions Series

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Frans Steyn and Morné Steyn are in line to experience the rare honour of facing the British & Irish Lions for a second time after being named in a dynamic Springbok squad featuring several Rugby...

Beauden Barrett and three World Cup winning Springboks named in Top League XV of 2021

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League concluded this weekend with Panasonic Wild Knights beating Suntory Sungoliath 26-31 in the Final on Sunday.     The competition organisers have since named the...

Steve Hansen pays tribute to Kieran Read

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black head coach Steve Hansen has paid tribute to Kieran Read in the wake of the latter’s announcement of retirement.    Hansen coached the All Blacks from 2011-2019 and...