sharks

What If The Springboks Needed To Select Players From Europe and Australasia For The Rugby Championship?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienaber is set to kick off his tenure as the new Springbok coach during the Rugby Championship which is set to be held exclusively in New Zealand. However, Nienaber has...

RANKED | The Top 10 Players Heading To Japan Next Year

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The momentum of rugby's growth in Japan may have slowed since after the Rugby World Cup with Super Rugby and the Top League but when the Top League does return in January next year, it will do...

Top Stories of the Week

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six Nations respond to Fiji claims that they are joining the tournament   Following the Fijian Rugby Union's claim that the Flying Fijians are on the verge of joining the Six Nations...

Premiership Rugby Ins and Outs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

When the Premiership returns on the 14th of August, it will be 159 days after the last match was staged with Bristol Bears defeating Harlequins to mark their fifth Premiership win in a row, their...

Nick Easter joins Newcastle Falcons as defence coach

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nick Easter will be Newcastle Falcons’ defence coach following the club’s promotion back into the Premiership - the former England No 8 returning to his homeland after a successful spell coaching...

The New Look Tigers: How Leicester could line up when the Premiership returns

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  An influx and exodus of talent at Welford Road will see a very different looking side turn out for the Tigers once the Premiership resumes on Friday 14 August.   The Tigers' first tasks...

6 Things You May Not Have Known About Eddie Jones

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has risen as arguably the best and most revered coaches of the modern era. Having grown up in the working-class community of South-Eastern Sydney, Jones developed a colourful character with...

Four Things You Didn't Know About: Leicester's New South African Kobus van Wyk

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Monday, Leicester Tigers confirmed the signing of South African outside back Kobus van Wyk from the Hurricanes.   The 28-year-old is currently playing for the Hurricanes in New Zealand’s...

SA Rugby public mourns the passing of as respected Xhosa commentator and former player Kaunda Ntunja dies

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Respected South African rugby commentator and broadcaster Kaunda Ntunja has died at the age of 38.   An award-winning rugby commentator, Ntunja became the first black African to captain SA...

Leicester Tigers sign Hurricanes' winger Kobus van Wyk

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the signing of South African outside-back Kobus Van Wyk who joins the side from New Zealand Super Rugby side the Hurricanes.   Born in Nababeep in the Northern...