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5 Facts on Louis Rees-Zammit

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Breaking into the Wales team while still a teenager, Rees-Zammit's rapid rise led to Warren Gatland selecting the winger in his squad for the British & Irish Lions 2021 tour.     He...

Breakdown of the 21 uncapped players included in the England squad

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named a 34-player England squad to begin preparations for their summer series of fixtures against the USA and Canada.   The England boss is having a look at the youth in the...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In 2009, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13 all in Cape...

The 6 Players In Line To Clash With The Lions For A Second Time

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opportunity to play against the British & Irish Lions comes around just once in a career for a number of players, if they are lucky.    Some outstanding players in the Southern Hemisphere...

Larkham raises concerns over Snyman & de Allende

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster assistant coach Stephen Larkham has raised doubts over Damian de Allende and RG Snyman.   The former Wallaby said ‘It’s too early to say' whether the Springbok pair would be ready...

Williams tips Lions to take series in SA

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh and British & Irish Lions legend Shane Williams appears optimistic about the Lions chances against the Springboks and has tipped the men in red to leave South African shores with a series victory...

Referees named for Lions tour

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nic Berry (Aus) will officiate in the first test between the Lions and Boks while Ben O’Keeffe (NZ) and Mathieu Raynal (France) will look after the second and third tests respectively.    (Nic...

5 Facts on Tadhg Furlong

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland prop Tadhg Furlong, who returned to action earlier this year after missing nearly 12 months through injury, was one of Ireland's standout players as they finished third in the Six Nations.       The...

How Bok duo were injured in fire-pit incident

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following Munster's announcement of a pit fire accident over the weekend which left players injured, among them Springbok duo Damian de Allende and RG Snyman, the duo has spoken on how...

Who could replace Duane Vermeulen in the Springbok line up and why Coetzee was omitted

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

'We are fearing for the worst.'   Those were the words of Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus when queried about Duane Vermeulen's injury after the announcement of the Springbok squad to play...