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Marvellous Marvin has the Midas Touch

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

No workload is too big for heavy-duty lock Marvin Orie who is at the heart of the DHL Stormers’ drive to defend their United Rugby Championship title.    An astute lineout operator and...

Supercharged Sithole fueling Lions scrum

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Loosehead prop Sti Sithole has taken the long road from Durban to Johannesburg in order to find his place as a superstar scrummager at the Lions.     At their best, the Emirates...

Dobson: 'Everyone Wants to Beat Us'

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stormers coach John Dobson insists there will be no panic stations despite the reigning champions’ 14-match winning run in the United Rugby Championship coming to an end.     The...

Springbok Women’s starting team unchanged for Fiji clash

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Women coach Stanley Raubenheimer retained his starting XV for their second Rugby World Cup clash in New Zealand and made only one change to the replacements for Sunday’s match against Fiji,...

‘Rock solid’ Smith seldom puts a foot wrong

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The likes of DHL Stormers pivot Manie Libbok and Emirates Lions playmaker Gianni Lombard hog the spotlight in the URC courtesy of their all-round skill and precocious talent, yet Smith has flourished...

Sevens star Davids brings gold standard to Stormers

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fresh from winning a Commonwealth Games gold medal for South Africa, Stormers speedster Angelo Davids is harnessing his sevens skills to make an impact in the BKT United Rugby Championship.   Davids...

Currie Cup Awards Evening

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

To celebrate and acknowledge their efforts during the 2022 Currie Cup, the Cheetahs gathered at the historic Brandkop outside Bloemfontein for the annual player's Awards ceremony, and also to...

All eyes on pocket-rocket Abrahams

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks speedster Thaakir Abrahams has shown opponents in the United Rugby Championship that what he lacks in size he more than makes up for in heart, pace and guile.   The Cape-born pocket rocket,...

Super Sacha Ready To Take URC By Storm

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sacha Mngomezulu made a memorable debut for the title-winning Stormers last season and followed that up by captaining an unbeaten Junior Springboks team. Now, the prodigious playmaker wants more.   Since...

Damian Willemse extends with Stormers until 2027

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Damian Willemse has signed a groundbreaking five-year contract extension with Western Province Rugby which will keep him in a Stormers jersey until at least 2027.     The versatile Springbok...