London Irish to add Mike Willemse to squad

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish will complete the signing of hooker Mike Willemse ahead of the 2021/22 season.     The 28-year-old South African, who is currently plying his trade for Edinburgh in the Pro14,...

Edinburgh's Monday signing spree

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh confirmed four new signings for the 2019/20 season on Monday as well as the re-signing of Scotland International Hamish Watson.   The 25-times capped international has been an electric...

Varsity Cup Dream Team 2017

5 years ago by Varsity Cup

Two former Varsity Cup-winning coaches, John Dobson and Jonathan Mokuena, select their best Varsity Cup starting line-up.   In 2015 the premier intervarsity competition introduced the Varsity Cup...

Varsity Cup Round up

5 years ago by Varsity Cup

Tuks annihilate FNB Pukke’s hopes The Tuks got their first victory in five years over the  NWU-Pukke as they surged to a 43-28 victory in the Varsity Cup round nine. In the 11th minute it...

Wits outwit UCT

5 years ago by Rugby 365

VARSITY CUP REPORT: Wits ended their Varsity Cup campaign in spectacular fashion as they surged clear in the second half to beat UCT-Ikey Tigers 35-23 in Johannesburg.  

Varsity Cup Round 5 Highlights: UCT Ikeys vs US Maties

6 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maties ran in 7 tries as they beat their cape rivals Ikey Tigers at the Green Mile. Stellenbosch had a clear cut plan into the wind in the 1st half and took a 7 point lead at the break. The 2nd half saw...

UCT-Ikeys gear up to shock Maties

6 years ago by Rugby 365

VARSITY CUP REACTION: Despite a defeat at the hands of reigning champs NWU-Pukke, the UCT-Ikey Tigers are eager to produce yet another upset against Maties in this unpredictable tournament. 

Pukke should ‘outsmart’ rivals

6 years ago by Rugby 365

VARSITY CUP REACTION: Despite a 20-15 win against UCT-Ikey Tigers, NWU-Pukke head coach Jonathan Mokuena admits that the hard labour starts now as they prepare for  Shimlas.

Tigers can adapt their stripes

6 years ago by Rugby 365

VARSITY CUP REACTION: For the past few years, UCT-Ikey Tigers have been a side who plays an attractive brand of rugby, however, they were forced to adapt their usual running game to a kicking one. Tauriq...