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Damian Willemse shifts to fullback for Western Province's visit to Ellis Park

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western Province backline has been shuffled for the Currie Cup encounter with the Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.   The starting forward pack remains unchanged, while there are three changes...

Sale Sharks sign the tallest player in Super Rugby history

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks have confirmed the signing of South African second-rower Jean-Pierre du Preez from the Cheetahs.    The lock joins the club on a two-year deal and will link up with the...

Lions welcome back Jaco Kriel ahead of Currie Cup

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions travel to Kimberley, the scene where the Currie Cup originated 128 years ago, to do battle with the Tafel Lager Griquas for the kick-off of the 2020 Currie Cup on Saturday 28 November.   In...

Ex Springbok sets sights on a NFL contract

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok and Bulls sharpshooter Derick Hougaard has set his sights on an NFL contract as he plots his next career move.   A darling of Loftus, Hougaard was capped 8 times by...

Two trophies, Seven teams: South African Rugby outlines domestic season

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa’s seven franchises will battle it out for Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked and Currie Cup honours when the domestic season resumes next month, after a complete re-working of fixtures and...

Harlequins Sign Promising South African Back Tyrone Green

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins have confirmed the signing of promising young utility back, Tyrone Green, who will swap Johannesburg for South West London as he makes his move to The Stoop this summer after departing...

Jake White adds Breakdown Specialist to new coaching setup

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls Director of Rugby, Jake White, has confirmed his much anticipated senior coaching group, after what may best be described as an overhaul of the BLOU MASJIEN (Blue Machine) since his induction into...

Relive: The Second British and Irish Lions Test 2009 - Full Test

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The British and Irish Lions' hopes of squaring the series in South Africa ended in heart-breaking fashion as replacement Springboks fly-half Morne Steyn landed a winning penalty with the last kick...

Lions sign former Springbok Willem Alberts

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions Rugby have today confirmed that Willem Alberts will return to his roots & wear their jersey once more.   The 35-year-old made his debut for the Golden Lions in 2007. In November...