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Damian Willemse extends with Stormers until 2027

7 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Damian Willemse has signed a groundbreaking five-year contract extension with Western Province Rugby which will keep him in a Stormers jersey until at least 2027.     The versatile Springbok...

Eloise Webb: “We have a shared vision at RWC”

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The naming of the Springbok Women squad for the 2022 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand resulted in 32 different stories of journeys travelled, but Eloise Webb says all of them have a united vision –...

Laurian Johannes-Haupt: We are not at the Rugby World Cup only to compete

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The impact of the Rugby World Cup being postponed by a year was felt more in some of the 12 participating countries than others, and for the Springbok Women, the extra year was a blessing in disguise as...

Stormers set to defend URC title in Stellenbosch and Gqeberha

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Stormers will play some home games in Stellenbosch and Gqeberha during their United Rugby Championship title defence this season.   The South African franchise confirmed the news on Wednesday...

All Blacks aim to go big & go home

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The cauldron of Ellis Park is ready to receive a contest of notable ferocity and significance as whispers of the end of the mighty All Blacks’ traditional dominance of world rugby proliferate.     The...

Jacques Nienaber hails 'phenomenal' Frans Malherbe ahead of milestone match

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Jacques Nienaber has sung the praises of tighthead prop Frans Malherbe ahead of his 50th test match for South Africa.   Malherbe earned his test debut back...

Smit and Venter extend with Stormers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Centre Cornel Smit and hooker Andre-Hugo Venter are the latest talented young players to sign contract extensions with the Stormers.   Both Smit and Venter have made the step-up to senior...

Springbok Women squad tweaked for Spain Tests

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Women head coach Stanley Raubenheimer named a group of 31 players for the forthcoming two-Test series against Spain, including a number of regular campaigners who have recovered from recent injuries.   Flyhalf...

Seven Junior Boks commit to WP Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Seven Junior Springboks, including captain Sacha Mngomezulu, have signed contract extensions with Western Province Rugby.   Mngomezulu is joined by national U20 teammates props Lamla Nunu and Corne...

Bath Rugby sign Ireland international Quinn Roux

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland international Quinn Roux has joined Bath Rugby for the 2022/23 season. The second row arrives at The Rec as injury cover following news of Charlie Ewels’ knee injury sustained whilst on...