Springboks sensation Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoying proving people wrong as he returns to URC action

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoys nothing more than proving all those people who told him he was too small to play rugby wrong.   The diminutive 26-year-old, who is 5ft 9ins and 11st 13lbs, is one of the...

Sir Gareth Edwards Wary of Backlash in South Africa

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dai Young’s Cardiff sent shockwaves through the competition when they romped to a 35-0 victory over the Cell C Sharks in Durban last weekend.   It was a display that delighted scrum-half legend...

Scarlets Stepper Ryan Conbeer Takes Inspiration From His Idol Shane Williams

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

When Ryan Conbeer reveals his role model is Shane Williams, it all starts to make sense in terms of the way he plays the game.   The young Scarlets winger has been lighting up the BKT United Rugby...

Friday URC Squad News

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Friday's Round 9 fixtures of the BKT United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #SHAvOSP Makazole...

Should South Africa's Try have stood?

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nigel Owens reviews the biggest plays including whether South Africa's controversial try should have stood.      

Siwan Lillicrap retires from international rugby

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Siwan Lillicrap has announced her retirement from international rugby.     The 51-times-capped back five player has been Wales Women squad captain since November 2019 and played a huge...

URC the perfect breeding ground for NextGen Springboks

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Autumn Nations Series this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played...

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

Centurion Taulupe Faletau’s test career in numbers

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau added his name to the list of test centurions during the recently completed Autumn Nations Series. Faletau has now represented his country 95 times while his involvement...

Cheetahs touring squad for Rounds 1&2 of EPCR Challenge Cup

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheetahs will make their EPCR Challenge Cup debut this season and announced their squad for the Rounds 1 & 2 matches played in December 2022.    The squad is travelling from Bloemfontein...