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Springboks' Player Ratings vs Portugal

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

After two gruelling tests against the Irish, the Springboks took on Portugal in a very one sided affair that saw the world champions run out comfortable 64-21 victors. The Springbok matchday 23 saw seven...

South Africa vs Portugal: Match Report | Match & Player Statistics

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa hosted Portugal at Toyoto Stadium in Bloemfontein in an historic first ever clash between these two nations. The Springboks, despite playing majority of the match with 14 men and 20 minutes...

World Rugby Men's Rankings preview: 19-21 July, 2024

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the July internationals this weekend. Permutation highlights: Only two of the teams ranked in the top five in the world are in action this weekend,...

England u20's end eight-year wait for title

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England ended France's dominance of the World Rugby U20 Championship with a 25-13 victory in Friday's final at the DHL Stadium in Cape Town. It was England's first title since 2016 and their fourth overall,...

Junior Boks end Championship on positive note

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Junior Springbok head coach Bafana Nhleko praised his players’ dedication and character as they beat Wales to finish their 2024 World Rugby U20 Championship campaign on a positive note in Cape Town...

Weekend International Friendlies team news + predictions

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another weekend of International Friendlies is upon us, and we have a lineup of Tier 1 versus Tier 2 teams. With the teams having been announced, it’s no surprise that most of the Tier 1 teams have...

Moerat delighted to lead SA against Portugal

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Salmaan Moerat was still in awe about being named Springbok captain and said while it was a massive privilege for him and his family, it was great to be able to lean on double Rugby World Cup captain Siya...

Spain U20 beat Fiji U20 in thriller

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Last year’s U20 Trophy winners Spain scored in sudden-death extra-time to break Fijian hearts and guarantee their place in the 2025 U20 Championship in a dramatic opener to the final day of the tournament. With...

MLR Western Conference Semifinals Preview

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend, the Major League Rugby Playoffs presented by Sportsbreaks.com will be underway. After 18 weeks, just eight teams remain in the race to lift the MLR Shield at Snapdragon...

A look at the World Rugby U20 Championship

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final between the England U20 vs France U20 will be the fifth all-northern hemisphere World Rugby U20 Championship final and the fourth in the last six tournaments. For the first time last year England...