Abongile Nonkontwana rugby player
Abongile Nonkontwana rugby player

Abongile Nonkontwana

10th Apr 1995 2.00m/111kg No 4 Lock

Veterans Steyn and Strauss make Super Rugby return

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls have named a strong matchday squad for their Super Rugby season opener against the Sharks at Jonsson Kings Park on Friday, 31 January 2020.   The team welcomes back flyhalf Morné...

Smith delighted as Free Staters taste Currie Cup glory

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Free State Cheetahs coach Franco Smith was a delighted man after his team survived a strong second-half fightback from the Xerox Golden Lions – in front of a passionate crowd of close to 39,000 fans...

Cheetahs hold on for sixth Currie Cup

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheetahs raced away from the Lions and then held on for an ultimately nervy 31-28 Currie Cup triumph in Bloemfontein, earning their sixth title.   The two sides had finished level on points...

Currie Cup Semi-Final Preview

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions and Griquas will face off in the first Currie Cup semi-final at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday before the Free State Cheetahs host the Sharks in Bloemfontein soon afterwards as four teams...

Currie Cup Round 7 Preview

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool stages of the Currie Cup will reach a dramatic conclusion on Saturday as five teams battle it out for the three remaining semi-final berths, while Griquas eye the top spot on the log and home...

Currie Cup Round 5 Preview

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Every match will be vital in the Currie Cup this weekend as two teams play their penultimate pool games, while the other four sides enter the second half of the competition.   Western Province and...

Pressure mounts in the Currie Cup – Round 3 Preview

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pressure is rising drastically in the Currie Cup Premier Division with a handful of teams reaching the halfway stage of their pool rounds this weekend, which could push the tempo to another level.   The...

Halfpenny kicks 11 points on return as Scarlets rout Cheetahs

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Scarlets ran in six tries to mark Leigh Halfpenny's long-awaited return with a 43-21 thrashing of the Cheetahs in Pro14 on Sunday.       Leigh Halfpenny contributed 11 points on...

Double delight for SA teams in the PRO14

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was memorable Guinness PRO14 weekend for the Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs as they produced the goods to secure rewarding victories against Edinburgh and Zebre Rugby Club respectively.   In...

Embrose Papier & Warrick Gelant extend Blue Bulls contracts

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springboks Embrose Papier and Warrick Gelant have extended their contracts with the Blue Bulls Company and will play their rugby in Pretoria for the foreseeable future, the club has confirmed today.  Papier,...