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Glasgow Warriors appoint Franco Smith as Head Coach on an initial two-year contract

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have appointed Franco Smith as the club’s new Head Coach on an initial two-year contract.     Smith, 50, joins from the Italian Rugby Federation where...

Nienaber provides update on Springbok stalwart duo

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok boss Jacques Nienaber included two stalwarts in his Rugby Championship squad in the forms of Duane Vermeulen and Francois Steyn. Both veterans, however, are coming off injuries and Nienaber has...

Every United Rugby Championship Clubs New Signing Ahead Of The 2022/23 Season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship sides have kicked off the pre-season ahead of the second season of the competition with some new faces in the squads.   We run you through every signing...

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,...

Aranos Coetzee joins Bath on loan

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tighthead prop, Aranos Coetze will be playing on loan for Bath Rugby in England from 1 August until 15 November 2022.    “Aranos is still under contract at the Toyota Cheetahs and will...

Every Premiership Clubs New Signings Ahead Of The 2022/23 Season

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership clubs have begun their preparations ahead of the 2022/23 season.     We take a look at the new signings each club has made ahead of the new season.     Bath...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup weekends confirmed

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle who won a first Heineken Champions Cup in such dramatic fashion in May, will launch the defence of their title at Stade Marcel Deflandre against another former tournament winner, Northampton...

Johan Goosen remains a Bulls until 2026

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experienced Springbok flyhalf, Johan Goosen, will remain a Vodacom Bull for another four years.   The 29-year-old talented pivot has penned down a contract extension with the Tshwane-based side...

South African and Irish A sides investigating new competition

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The IRFU are reportedly investigating the possibility of igniting a new competition involving their provincial A teams and three of the smaller South African franchises.    The competition...

Vodacom Bulls secure services of loosie Mosi

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Talented loose-forward, Mihlali Mosi, is the Vodacom Bulls’ latest recruit, bolstering the Tshwane side’s forwards pack ahead of the 2022/23 season.   Identified as one of South Africa’s...