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Victor Sekekete named Cheetahs new captain

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Victor Sekekete has been named the Cheetahs captain for the Challenge and EPCR Challenge Cup. Sekekete takes the reigns from Ruan Pienaar, who led the team in 35 games.       "I'm nearing...

Emerging Ireland Squad Named For South African Tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group have named the 35-man squad that will travel to South Africa in late September to play in the Toyota Challenge.   The Emerging Ireland panel will have a three...

Free Jacks Announce Coaching & Management Appointments Ahead of MLR '23

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The New England Free Jacks have announced initial coaching and management appointments for the Major League Rugby (MLR) outfit.   Headed by Free Jacks Head Coach, Scott Mathie, and newly appointed...

South Africa welcome Ireland, USA and Italy for tournament

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

An exhilarating rugby bonanza awaits when the Toyota Cheetahs will square up against three international teams and the Windhoek Draught Griquas from 30 September to 21 October in the second Toyota Challenge,...

Emerging Ireland Squad to Play Three Fixtures in South Africa

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

An Emerging Ireland squad will play three fixtures in the Toyota Challenge hosted in Bloemfontein, South Africa this coming autumn.     The Emerging Ireland squad will be led by Simon...

Early Christmas present as Chris Smit signs for Vodacom Bulls

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Christmas has come early as the Vodacom Bulls unwrapped their latest addition to their playing squad with the arrival of versatile backline player, Chris Smit.   The 27-year-old, who plays at both...

Glasgow Warriors appoint Franco Smith as Head Coach on an initial two-year contract

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have appointed Franco Smith as the club’s new Head Coach on an initial two-year contract.     Smith, 50, joins from the Italian Rugby Federation where...

South African and Irish A sides investigating new competition

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The IRFU are reportedly investigating the possibility of igniting a new competition involving their provincial A teams and three of the smaller South African franchises.    The competition...

Pumas create history claiming their maiden Currie Cup title

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was the stuff dreams are made of this weekend as another great Carling Currie Cup season came to an end, with the Airlink Pumas making history by winning the coveted gold trophy for the first time in...