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Morne Steyn returns to Springboks side as De Allende reaches 50

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Damian de Allende will become the third Springbok in the Castle Lager Lions Series to reach the career milestone of 50 Test caps in Saturday’s decider in Cape Town, where Morné Steyn could...

Specman, Du Preez, Grobbelaar earn Bok call-ups

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named three new additions to the national squad on Monday, with Rosko Specman, Dan du Preez and Johan Grobbelaar called up to join the Boks in Cape Town.     The...

Currie Cup Round-Up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

There is no place to hide in the Carling Currie Cup as the three visiting sides made life tough for their hosts this weekend, with the New Nation Pumas, Vodacom Bulls and Tafel Lager Griquas victorious.   The...

De Jongh to lead DHL WP in North South derby

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Juan de Jongh will come full circle as he captains DHL Western Province on Friday night against the Vodacom Bulls in their Carling Currie Cup clash at DHL Newlands.The decorated centre lifted the...

Milestone for Kitshoff as Springboks make changes for Second Test

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will earn his 50th Test cap at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday in the second Test of the Castle Lager Lions Series, with Jasper Wiese named at No 8 in this crucial...

WRAP UP: Currie Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks, Bulls and Western Province delivered commanding performances as all of them recorded victories with the Currie Cup reaching its halfway stage this weekend.   The Durbanites were in great...

Looking ahead to the first Test: SA vs B&I Lions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

While it may be devoid of the of the passionate chants of the red-clad Lions supporters in the stands, while the bruising Springbok tackles won’t be met with hear the roars of their fans rising into...

The Currie Cup Bulletin

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s tough at the top, the saying goes, and that is true for the Currie Cup, where Griquas surged to the number one spot on Wednesday, but could see it slip away again in the coming days.   The...

Winners & Losers: British & Irish Lions First Test Squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has named his side for the first Test against the Springboks and with it, the Lions boss has made some tough selection calls.   In fact, Gatland claims that this test 23 'was by...

Boks 'Bomb Squad' altered, not defused

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A hallmark of the Springboks run to the Rugby World Cup title in 2019 was the now famed 'Bomb Squad' with Rassie Erasmus taking full advantage of South Africa's riches in the pack with a 6-2 spilt...