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Hansen comments on Milner-Skudder's Toulon switch

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen can understand why World Cup-winner Nehe Milner-Skudder has decided to ply his trade in France.               Steve Hansen has no issue...

Western Province & Stormers raging over Eben Etzebeth’s Toulon move

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hot on the heels of his Toulon deal confirmation yesterday, Western Province and the Stormers are not pleased with Toulon and their dealings with Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth's...

5 nominated for the SA Rugby Player of the Year Award

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The nominees for the SA Rugby Awards have been announced. The 5 players for the SA Rugby Player of the Year are:   1 Pieter-Steph du Toit 2 Aphiwe Dyantyi 3 Malcolm Marx 4 Franco Mostert 5 Handré...

Guinness PRO14 Round 10: Team of the Week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Ed Byrne - Leinster Rugby Gained the upper hand at scrum time, was also busy in the loose with 7 carries and made all of his tackles. 2. George Turner - Glasgow Warriors The Scotland hooker put in...

Bulls name wider training squad for Super Rugby 2019

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Incumbent Springbok Duane Vermeulen is amongst the new faces in the Bulls wider training group for next year's Super Rugby competition.     Vermeulen moved from Toulon earlier this year and...

Experienced trio return for Springboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The experienced trio of Willie le Roux, Faf de Klerk and Franco Mostert are back in the Springbok starting team for Saturday’s Test against France at the Stade de France in Paris.   The match...

Chris van Zyl signs for Saracens

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed that Stormers and Western Province lock Chris van Zyl has signed for the club on a short-term deal.   Born in Cape Town, van Zyl didn’t start his professional...

From Broken neck to Bok call up - JD Schickerling’s incredible story

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

2018 has already produced a number of remarkable stories of players who have overcome adversity to reach their goal of player test rugby.     From Brandon Paenga-Amosa and Folau Faingaa...

Weekend Talking Points

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a weekend when a lot of top names were rested ahead of the November Tests there were a number of talking points to come out.      Wallabies prop, Sekope Kepu, became the first...

Monday Morning Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jordan Petaia named in Wallabies squad for November Tests     Rookie sensation Jordan Petaia has been called into Michael Cheika’s train-on squad for the 2018 November interationals after...