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On This Day In 2015: Japan stun the World And The Springboks

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Rugby World Cup history on 19th September 2015, defeating World Cup champions South Africa 34-32 in a wild encounter at Brighton Community Stadium.   It...

Monye full of praise as wrecking-ball Willis scoops top award

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps back-row dynamo Jack Willis has been named as the Premiership’s Player of the Month.   Former England international winger Ugo Monye was full of praise for the 23 year old’s latest...

Victor Matfield offers thoughts on 2021 Lions Tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

During an interview with SA Rugby Podcast, 2007 World Cup winner Victor Matfield pointed out some noteworthy similarities, regarding the Springboks, between the 2009 Lions tour to South Africa and the...

Handre Pollard stretchered off in Montpellier's loss to Racing 92

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard had to be stretchered from the field in the second half of Montpellier's 41-14 loss to Racing 92 on Friday after suffering a suspected knee injury.   Pollard...

Boks and All Blacks Could Face Off In A Three Test Series - Report

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand could play in a three-Test series if the Rugby Championship does not go ahead as planned according to a report in the New Zealand Herald.    According to the...

Springbok lock returns to the Bulls

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok lock, Jason Jenkins, has returned to Loftus Versfeld on short term loan from Japanese Top League outfit, Toyota Verblitz, and will be available for the impending South African domestic competition.   The...

Rugby Australia release plans for a Super Rugby competition with 8 teams

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia have today unveiled the largest and most comprehensive collection of Rugby rights ever assembled, with prospective broadcasters having now received documentation to begin the next phase...

Springboks doubtful for Rugby Championship participation

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

SANZAAR have revealed that New Zealand is the preferred destination for the Rugby Championship but new Springboks head coach Jacques Nienaber has indicated they are doubtful starters for this year's Rugby...

RANKED | The Top 10 Players Heading To Japan Next Year

2 months 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...

Leicester Tigers sign Hurricanes' winger Kobus van Wyk

2 months 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...