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Vermeulen to return for second test against the All Blacks, questions over vacant wing

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok veteran Duan Vermeulen is set to make his return from injury in the second test match against New Zealand next Saturday.   According to Sunday newspaper Rapport, Vermeulen completed full...

“I hope we made the people proud” – Kolisi on a record-breaking win

11 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi paid tribute to the team’s fans after the Boks’ record-breaking win over New Zealand in the opening Test of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship at the Mbombela...

The Rugby Championship: The Breakdown – Springboks preparing to pounce on struggling All Blacks

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand are in a crisis by their standards, and things do not get any easier as they start the Rugby Championship in South Africa.     South Africa are favourites to inflict a third consecutive...

South Africa v New Zealand: Stats, Facts, Line Ups

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off for the 102nd time on Saturday with the rivalry taken to a new destination, Nelspruit.   Saturday's test will be just the fourth time South Africa...

United Rugby Championship 2022/23 Kick-Off Times Confirmed

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The URC have confirmed the kick-off times for all 18 rounds of the United Rugby Championship for the 2022/23 season.   Glasgow Warriors will bookend the start and finish of the regular...

World Rankings: New Zealand and Australia could fall to record lows

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the opening round of The Rugby Championship 2022 this weekend.   Ahead of the opening round of the competition, South Africa are...

Ian Foster told by NZ Rugby to resign if All Blacks don't improve

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster has reportedly been told to resign if the All Blacks fail to show any “definitive improvements” in their two test matches against the Springboks in South Africa.   According...

All Blacks must step up for under-fire Foster in the heat of Springboks battle

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have been smarting from a historic defeat to Ireland, and Ian Foster needs a response in South Africa as he fights for his job.     Ian Foster will know there is more...

Crunch time for Foster's All Blacks as eager Boks lie in wait

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s all about to kick off at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit as, for the first time in four years, the All Blacks will do battle on South African soil against the Boks.    The hype...

Gareth Williams joins Scarlets as defence coach

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets can confirm that Gareth Williams has joined the senior coaching team as defence coach.   Williams will take over the role from Hugh Hogan who leaves the Scarlets after one season.   Williams,...