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Read sad to be leaving Crusaders after Super Rugby success

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kieran Read has acknowledged he will find it difficult to leave the Crusaders after helping the Canterbury side to the Super Rugby title.     New Zealand international Read has called time...

Marco van Staden invited to Springbok training group in Pretoria

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok loose forward Marco van Staden was on Monday added to the Springbok training group and will join the rest of the squad immediately at their preparation camp in Pretoria.     Van...

Rassie Erasmus adds 13 players to his squad and provides an update on Jan Serfontein

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Duane Vermeulen, Handre Pollard (both Bulls), Lukhanyo Am, Sibusiso Nkosi (both Sharks) and Francois Louw (Bath) are amongst a group of 13 players who have been added to the Springbok training group in...

Rassie Erasmus rewards European form in his latest alignment camp squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus has rewarded for in his latest alignment camp ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan with uncapped Toulouse flanker Rynhardt Elstadt included in the squad along with...

Jake White inquiring about coaching vacancies in South Africa - reports

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning head coach Jake White has reportedly asked around about coaching roles back in South Africa having last coached in his home country in 2014.   The former Springbok has reportedly...

Jack Goodhue headlines trio of Crusaders penning new deals

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders have announced a trio of re-signings made for the 2020 Super Rugby season with All Blacks midfielder Jack Goodhue headling the signings.   Goodhue joins lock Mitchell Dunshea and flanker...

Wasps confirm departing players

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have confirmed that the following players will be leaving the Club at the end of the 2018/19 season.       Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young said: “On behalf of everyone...

Ben Teo set for Super Rugby switch?

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester Warriors have already confirmed that England centre Ben Te'o will leave the club at the end of the season, sparking rumours of where the next destination will be for the former Leinsterman.     The...

Springbok trio set for Japan move post World Cup - reports

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok trio Damian de Allende, Jesse Kriel and Jason Jenkins are set to sign lucrative deals to leave South Africa after the Rugby World Cup, accoring to Afrikaans newspaper the Rapport.   Second...

All Black captain suffers double haematoma injury

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kieran Read's return to action was cut short on Friday, but neither Sam Whitelock nor Scott Robertson seemed too concerned by the injury.       Sam Whitelock is confident the injury...