Blast from the Past: 'Kolelishvili hit with 14-week ban for pushing referee' (2016)

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Viktor Kolelishvili's push on referee Wayne Barnes has landed the Clermont Auvergne forward a three-and-a-half month suspension.   Clermont Auvergne flanker Viktor Kolelishvili has been hit with...

World Rugby confirms Six Nations 2022 officials

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match officials for the Guinness Six Nations 2022, which kicks off on 5 February.   While the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge logistics, it has been...

Ins, outs and the latest rugby rumours

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and recently confirmed.     Leone Nakarawa attracting interest in England Leone Nakawara has been linked with a move to the Premiership.    Midi...

Springbok stars lead SA Rugby Awards nominations for 2021

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five star Springboks – Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Eben Etzebeth, Siya Kolisi and Makazole Mapimpi – are up against each other for the coveted SA Rugby Player of the Year award for 2021...

HIGHLIGHTS: Georgia v Fiji

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Autumn Nations Team of the Week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final weekend of test rugby in 2021 has come and gone.     A thrilling weekend of action kicked off with an entertaining clash at Murrayfield, with Scotland beating Japan 29-20. At the...

France look to break 11 year hoodoo against All Blacks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has been 11 long years since France last won against the mighty All Blacks – a sad drought of positivity by anyone’s reckoning. However, come the evening of 20 November, it is very possible...

Nkosi, Fassi released from Springbok camp

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber confirmed that Sbu Nkosi (wing) and Aphelele Fassi (utility back) have been released from the touring squad to join the Cell C Sharks and will depart for South Africa on...

Latest World Rankings: South Africa Return To The Top

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa return to the top of the World Rugby Rankings at the expense of New Zealand with top sport changing hands for the fourth time in just two months.   A 15-30 victory over Scotland...