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Autumn Nations Cups top stats performers - most tackles, running metres & more

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate round of the Autumn Nations Cup concluded yesterday with Ireland defeating Georgia 23-10 at the Aviva Stadium. The other results saw the English put Wales away 24-13 at Parc Y Scarlets...

IRFU gives SA teams the thumbs up

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report in bbc.com, the IRFU has come out in support of the South African Super Rugby franchises joining the ranks of the Pro14 in the near future.   As things stand, the Pro14 includes...

Sale Sharks sign the tallest player in Super Rugby history

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks have confirmed the signing of South African second-rower Jean-Pierre du Preez from the Cheetahs.    The lock joins the club on a two-year deal and will link up with the...

How the 2020 Currie Cup works and everything you need to know about round one

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

There will be a rejuvenated sense of energy this weekend as the local rugby season switches to the next chapter with the opening round of the Carling Currie Cup, with three matches to be broadcast live...

Siya Kolisi leads Western Province at Newlands

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Siya Kolisi will captain Western Province in their opening Currie Cup encounter against the Bulls at Newlands on Saturday.   The Springbok captain returns to action from injury, along with wing...

Erasmus and Kolisi scoop top Sport Industry Awards

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Rassie Erasmus and Siya Kolisi walked away with another set of awards on Thursday morning, a little more than a year after they spearheaded South Africa’s third triumph at the Rugby World...

"I think he can become a lot better. I would say he probably has five golden years still ahead of him."

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England forward's coach Matt Proudfoot says Maro Itoje could be at the start of "five golden years" as he enters the prime of his career.   Itoje is expected to go on the 2021 British and Irish...

When the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw will take place and how it will work

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Draw is the moment fans and teams have been waiting for. Each participating nation will discover their future opposition when the balls are drawn on 14 December at the iconic Palais Brongniart. Due...

The Springbok descended from a Lion

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The rugby blood runs strong in the veins of Jesse Kriel. Today the Springbok centre tweeted about his great grandfather, John Hodgson, a British & Irish Lion.   Hodgson, a loose-forward who...

Premiership stats leaders: tackles, turnovers, carries & more

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 1 of the Premiership kicked off this past weekend and played out largely as expected in terms of results, barring Newcastle’s Falcons surprise victory over Bath at The Rec.   We turn...