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New Bok speedster comments on being likened to Cheslin Kolbe

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kurt-Lee Arendse will earn his second test cap on Saturday against the All Blacks as he comes into the starting XV in place of the injured Cheslin Kolbe.   Kolbe broke his jaw in the...

Nienaber opts for continuity as Marx strikes 50

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber made three changes to his starting team that ran out for their final Test against Wales for their opening Castle Lager Rugby Championship fixture against New Zealand in...

Sef Fa’agase re-commits to Queensland Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Versatile prop Sef Fa’agase has signed with the Queensland Reds through 2024.    The two-year deal sees the 31-year-old’s career come full circle, with Fa’agase rising through...

Springboks welcome back Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn for Rugby Championship

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two experienced Springboks with a total of 134 Test caps between them, Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn, have been recalled to the national squad for the home leg of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship,...

Chile secure Rugby World Cup debut with dramatic defeat of the USA

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile have qualified for Rugby World Cup for the first time in their history following a pulsating 52-51 aggregate victory against the USA in the Americas 2 play-off. Los Condores looked to...

Milestones for Etzebeth, Mbonambi as Nienaber makes changes for Wales decider

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber made 11 changes to his starting lineup for the team’s Castle Lager Incoming Series decider against Wales in Cape Town on Saturday as Eben Etzebeth earns his 100th Test...

Springbok team announced for second Wales Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named two uncapped players in his starting lineup and a further four among the replacements as he reshuffled his squad to build depth for their second Test against Wales...

Ryan Smith, Connor Vest and Lopeti Faifua re-sign with Queensland Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Reds have reinforced their secondrow stocks with pathway products Ryan Smith, Connor Vest and Lopeti Faifua recommitting to Queensland Rugby. Smith’s re-signing through 2024 comes...

Moerat and Louw in line for Springbok debuts as team announced for Wales clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Salmaan Moerat and Elrigh Louw are in line to make their Springbok debuts from the replacements bench against Wales in Saturday’s opening Castle Lager Incoming Series Test at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria,...

French Barbarians squad named to face USA in Houston

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Big names have been included on the French Barbarians roster. The team will face the Men’s Eagles at AVEVA Stadium in Houston on July 1. The non-test match will serve as a warm-up for the World Cup...