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Everything you need to know about the Rainbow Cup clash between the Sharks and Bulls

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The race for top spot in the PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA is going down to the wire as the Sharks and Bulls meet in Durban on Saturday for a place in next weekend’s North v South final.   The match...

Journeyman flyhalf returns to Sharks

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 32 year-old Cronje has set up camp in Durban where he is training with the Sharks as part of their Currie Cup squad.    The creative flyhalf has enjoyed an extremely colourful career to...

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...

Ospreys' withdrawal sees Benetton advance to Rainbow Cup final

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

An outbreak of Covid-19 in the Ospreys camp has seen them forfeit, giving Benetton free passage to the Rainbow Cup Final.    Organisers are unable to reschedule the match as a result of a mandate...

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...

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...

Rainbow Cup SA Wrap: Bulls sneak home in Pretoria, Sharks keep Rainbow Cup hopes alive

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The race to the top of the standings in the PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA will go down to the wire in Durban next weekend when the Sharks and Bulls clash in what is a mini-final for all effective purposes.   With...