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Glasgow Warriors Squad Update

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors today begin their first block of pre-season overseen by coaches Nigel Carolan, Pete Murchie, Pete Horne, Al Dickinson and Head of Athletic Performance Cillian Reardon.     28...

South African and Irish A sides investigating new competition

4 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...

Milestones for Etzebeth, Mbonambi as Nienaber makes changes for Wales decider

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber made 11 changes to his starting lineup for the team’s Castle Lager Incoming Series decider against Wales in Cape Town on Saturday as Eben Etzebeth earns his 100th Test...

Springbok team announced for second Wales Test

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named two uncapped players in his starting lineup and a further four among the replacements as he reshuffled his squad to build depth for their second Test against Wales...

Wales challenge Boks on the Highveld

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday will see a celebration of a rivalry which dates back to 1906 when the Springboks host The Welsh in the first of a three-match series.    Wales will challenge the World Champions...

Nienaber discusses the Springbok number 8 position

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

    As is almost tradition, the naming of the Springbok side for this weekend has been met with grumblings in South Africa, most of which pertain to the omission of Stormers number 8 Evan Roos,...

Champions Cup Pool Draw

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR has confirmed the Heineken Champions Cup pool draw.     POOL A (opponents in brackets)   Castres Olympique (Exeter Chiefs, Edinburgh Rugby)  Saracens (Lyon, Edinburgh...

Moerat and Louw in line for Springbok debuts as team announced for Wales clash

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Salmaan Moerat and Elrigh Louw are in line to make their Springbok debuts from the replacements bench against Wales in Saturday’s opening Castle Lager Incoming Series Test at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria,...

Deon Fourie to become the oldest-ever Springbok debutant

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stormers' veteran Deon Fourie is in line to become the oldest-ever Springbok debutant this weekend against Wales.     The 35-year-old earned his call up to the Springbok squad after an outstanding...

Evan Roos comes up top with URC Player of the Season Award

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stormers No 8 Evan Roos has completed a dream tournament by walking away with the inaugural Vodacom Player of the United Rugby Championship Season Award, which forms part of the annual SA Rugby Awards.     The...