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Three Enormous Frans Steyn Drop Goals

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a career enjoying its fourteenth year, Farncois Steyn has pulled on the jerseys of the Sharks, Racing Metro, Toshiba Brave Lupus, Montpellier and, of course the Springboks, with whom he hoisted the...

RANKED | The Top 10 Players Heading To Japan Next Year

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The momentum of rugby's growth in Japan may have slowed since after the Rugby World Cup with Super Rugby and the Top League but when the Top League does return in January next year, it will do...

Top 14 Ins and Outs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having recently confirmed their 2020/21 calendar, the Top 14 will kickstart with Stade Francais hosting table leaders Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Jean-Bouin on September 4th.     #CalendrierTOP14...

Premiership Rugby Ins and Outs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

When the Premiership returns on the 14th of August, it will be 159 days after the last match was staged with Bristol Bears defeating Harlequins to mark their fifth Premiership win in a row, their...

Leicester Tigers Sign Cheetahs Back Rower

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have signed South African back-rower Jasper Wiese. The back-rower, who most recently was playing for the Cheetahs in the Pro14, was born in Upington in the Northern Cape of South...

PRO14 Restart Fixtures & Kick-Off Times Confirmed

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 have confirmed the fixtures and kick off times for the return of the PRO14 from 21 August. The abbreviated schedule will see the 2019/20 PRO14 regular season run to 15 rounds followed by Semi-finals...

Goosen facing R9m claim for shooting friend

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok Johan Goosen is facing a R9 million claim following a shooting incident that had occurred on his farm back in 2017.     The 27-year-old's friend and employee, Armand...

SA Rugby public mourns the passing of as respected Xhosa commentator and former player Kaunda Ntunja dies

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Respected South African rugby commentator and broadcaster Kaunda Ntunja has died at the age of 38.   An award-winning rugby commentator, Ntunja became the first black African to captain SA...

South African franchsies return to training

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby announced on Friday that professional rugby teams would return to non-contact training from Monday. The confirmation followed several weeks of preparation and consultation with government...

Southern Hemisphere rugby set for major shake-up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Recent events pertaining to the Covid-19 pandemic have cast a shadow over the future of SANZAAR as some key players seem intent on breaking away, according to a report in newshub.co.nz.   This comes...