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Vermeulen's never-say-die attitude

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After the bitter disappointment of missing out on the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour, Springbok number 8 Duane is ready to soldier on in the green & gold, with his sights firmly fixed on the Rugby...

Northampton Saints sign Springbok winger

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pacy Springbok winger Courtnall Skosan has been snapped up by Northampton Saints ahead of the 2021-22 Premiership season.    Skosan, 30, has 12 Springbok caps to his name and...

Proud Nienaber credits players at end of “six tests"

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber praised his players after completing a run of matches that he described as “six tests” with a 29-10 victory over Argentina at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium...

Boks likely to be without PSDT for end of year tour

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

When the Springboks travel north to launch an assault on Wales, Scotland and England, it is likely that they will do so without the contributions of Pieter-Steph Du Toit, who is currently out with a shoulder...

Stats & Facts: Argentina v South Africa

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and Argentina face off for the second time in the Rugby Championship this weekend.   We take a look at the stats and facts ahead of the clash.   Although South Africa are hosting...

Lood looks back on career as 50th cap approaches

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday will mark a significant milestone in the career of Lood de Jager as the giant second row will win his 50th cap in the colours of his country.    It has not been the...

Hogg's wild nights in SA and prediction for the Boks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland fullback Stuart Hogg has illustrated the events which led to him passing out in the airport departure lounge at the conclusion of the 2021 British & Irish Lions series in South Africa.    The...

Monye paints bleak picture of the Lions tour

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former British & Irish Lions winger Ugo Monye has given a very honest and bleak assessment of the recent 2021 British & Irish Lions tour.     Monye was, himself, part of the last...

Finn Russell questions Gatland's tactics

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and British & Irish Lions flyhalf Finn Russell has spoken out about the tactics employed by Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland during the recent, unsuccessful tour of South Africa.    Speaking...

The Springbok players who made the most of their chance against Argentina

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa cruised to a comfortable 32-12 victory over Argentina in their opening Rugby Championship fixture.   Springboks head coach Jacques Nienaber made 10 alterations to his starting...