World Cup Preview: Pool C

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The draw was made on 19th November 2020 and split the twelve teams into four “bands”, based on the world rankings at the time and before Italy, Japan and Scotland had qualified. As a...

All eyes on pocket-rocket Abrahams

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks speedster Thaakir Abrahams has shown opponents in the United Rugby Championship that what he lacks in size he more than makes up for in heart, pace and guile.   The Cape-born pocket rocket,...

Nadine Roos: “We are ready to make a statement”

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The growth of the Springbok Women’s team over the last 12 months and their determined climb up the world rankings had many take notice of a potential new entry into the top ten of the world game,...

World Cup Preview: Pool A

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Cup draw was made on 19th November 2020 and this split the twelve teams into four “bands”, based on the world rankings at the time and before Italy, Japan and Scotland had...

Women's Rugby World Cup Preview: Pool A

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Cup draw was made on 19th November 2020 and this split the twelve teams into four “bands”, based on the world rankings at the time and before Italy, Japan and Scotland had...

Angus Bell scores 'Test rugby's first ever own-try'

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australian prop Angus Bell may have scored the first own try in test rugby history in the second Bledisloe Cup test match.   Stand-in All Blacks captain Sam Whitelock looked to carry the ball over...

Canada Women to play Fiji in final World Cup Warm-up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canada will have one last tune-up before touching down in New Zealand for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.   The Senior Women’s side will spend a week in Fiji, culminating in a full test match...

Tawera Kerr-Barlow available for Wallabies switch 'without hesitation'

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks World Cup-winning scrumhalf Tawera Kerr-Barlow says he is available to make the switch to the Wallabies if called upon.   Kerr-Barlow won the 2015 Rugby World Cup with the All Blacks...

South Africa v New Zealand: Stats, Facts, Line Ups

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off for the 103rd time on Saturday as the old foes clash at the iconic Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg.   We take a look at all the team, match, referee, and...

Joseph Dweba to start against New Zealand, Mbonambi withdraws

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Jacques Nienaber has made a change to his squad for the second test match in the Rugby Championship against New Zealand at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.   Nienaber...