Varsity Cup

Monday Morning Round Up

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Fruean to retire due to heart problems Edinburgh centre Robbie Fruean is set to call time on his career on medical grounds – according to reports. Fruean has a well-documented history...

Brumbies sign James Verity-Amm

2 years ago by Brumbies Rugby

The Brumbies have announced the signing of utility back James Verity-Amm on a one-year contract for 2018.  Originally born in Kroonstad in the Free State Province of South Africa, Verity-Amm attended...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Marland Yarde leaves Harlequins for Sale Sharks The Harlequins have confirmed that winger Marland Yarde will join Sale Sharks with immediate effect. Though still only 25, Marland, who was born in St...

Cheetahs sign Barry & Coertzen on short term deals

2 years ago by Cheetahs Rugby

The Cheetahs have recruited two outside back who will join the Pro 14 squad from the 14th of November.   The talented 27-year-old wing and fullback, AJ Coertzen who captained the Griquas side...

Varsity Cup Dream Team vs Junior Springboks

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Varsity Cup Dream Team suffered a 19-50 loss to the Junior Springboks at the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch after trailing 19-21 at halftime on Tuesday, 25 April 2017.

Schickerling and Van Dyk to join Stormers in NZ as injury cover

3 years ago by Stormers Rugby

Lock JD Schickerling and loose forward Kobus van Dyk will join the Stormers in New Zealand as injury cover.   Both Dan du Plessis and Cobus Wiese are on their way home due to shoulder injuries sustained...

SuperSport Rugby Challenge kicks-off provincial action

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Provincial rugby action will burst into life this weekend with six fixtures in the new SuperSport Rugby Challenge being played across the country. The recently launched competition will see all 14 provinces...

Varsity Cup Dream Team changes

3 years ago by Varsity Cup

Due to provincial commitments and injuries, a number of players that were selected for the Varsity Cup Dream Team have had to withdraw.   Nico du Plessis (UJ) moves to tighthead replacing Neethling...

Varsity Cup Dream Team 2017

3 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...