Siya Kolisi rugby player
Siya Kolisi rugby player

Siya Kolisi

16th Jun 1991 1.87m/106kg Openside Flanker

England to face Springboks without overseas stars this November - report

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Jacques Nienaber will reportedly be without some of his star players for South Africa's final end of year tour clash against England.   According to the South African newspaper,...

25 of the worst rugby jerseys EVER

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

There have been some fantastic rugby jerseys over the years, however, not all jerseys are hits.   We take a look at some of the worst EVER.   EDINBURGH - 2007/08   PERPIGNAN - 2009/10   MELBOURNE...

Midi Olympique's Team of the Year: Five Frenchman, Three All Blacks, One Irishman

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Renowned French bi-weekly rugby newspaper Midi Olympique have released their 2021 Team of the Year.   The publication has included one Irishman, one Australian, one Scotsman, two South Africans,...

Springbok stars lead SA Rugby Awards nominations for 2021

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five star Springboks – Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Eben Etzebeth, Siya Kolisi and Makazole Mapimpi – are up against each other for the coveted SA Rugby Player of the Year award for 2021...

World Rugby unveil the Men’s 15s Dream Team of the Year

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Players from eight nations have been selected in the Dream Team by the World Rugby Awards Panel with all four of the Men’s 15s Player of the Year nominees included.   The players selected...

Mbonambi debuts as Springboks return for the Sharks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok hooker Bongi Mbonambi will make his Sharks debut against the Bulls in the United Rugby Championship clash at Jonsson Kings Park in Durban on Saturday.   Head coach Sean Everitt...

SA Rugby and Rassie Erasmus withdraw appeal and apologise

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby and Rassie Erasmus have informed the independent misconduct committee and World Rugby that they have both withdrawn their notices of appeal to the misconduct decision and sanction...

Autumn Nations Team of the Week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final weekend of test rugby in 2021 has come and gone.     A thrilling weekend of action kicked off with an entertaining clash at Murrayfield, with Scotland beating Japan 29-20. At the...

Jacques Nienaber mourns another “last kick” defeat

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber said his team will come back stronger in 2022 after ending the year with a “spanner in the engine” of a one-point defeat (27-26) to England in the final match...

England 27-26 South Africa: Last-gasp Smith kick earns measure of revenge in barnstorming Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England looked to have blown a fine performance against South Africa until Marcus Smith held his nerve at the death at Twickenham.   Marcus Smith nailed a last-gasp penalty as England rounded out...