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10 Famous British & Irish Lions Bolters

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The term “bolter” has its origins in horse racing and describes a horse who pulls a surprise on the rest of the field by coming out of nowhere to snatch victory.    In the British...

Dewald Senekal appointed new Connacht Rugby Forwards Coach

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby have confirmed Dewald Senekal will join the province as Forwards Coach from the beginning of the 2021-22 season.       Senekal arrives with extensive coaching experience,...

Leicester number 8 piques Springbok bosses' interest

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester’s hard-working number 8 Jasper Wiese may be handed higher honours soon as the 25 year-old has been linked with Springbok alignment camps ahead of the British & Irish Lions series commencing...

CONFIRMED: Johan Goosen returns to South Africa

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the signing of Springbok utility back Johan Goosen from TOP14 club Montpellier.   The 28-year-old flyhalf, who can hold his own at centre and fullback, is a product...

All PRO14 Awards Winners

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pro14 awards have taken place and here are all the winners:     Chris Cloete awarded Turnover King       Munster’s Chris Cloete has been awarded the Turnover...

2021 Major League Dream XV: Robshaw, Giteau and Ellis

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

America's top flight rugby competition returns this weekend with a full house of fixtures.   A year after the competition was brought to an abrupt end, Major League Rugby returns in full force in...

Clutch kick from Frans Steyn seals Cheetahs victory

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Frans Steyn showed off his long-range kicking skills again on Wednesday evening as he slotted the match-winning penalty to hand the Cheetahs a thrilling 39-38 win over the Sharks in Bloemfontein.   The...

Ruben de Haas: Saracens sign United States scrum-half from Cheetahs

2 months ago by BBC Rugby News

Saracens sign United States scrum-half Ruben de Haas from South African side Cheetahs on a two-year deal.

USA international Ruben de Haas signs for Saracens

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have announced the signing of scrum-half Ruben de Haas.      The 22-year-old will join the Men in Black on a two-year deal from South African franchise the Cheetahs.      Born...

Test Stars Light Up The Opening Round Of The Top League

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights lead the way in their respective conferences after the opening round of the Top League.   Panasonic claimed a comprehensive 55-14 victory over Ricoh...