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Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool B

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching and as we continue to build to what will be the most closely fought World Cup to date, we have picked out five Tier two players to keep an eye on in Japan.     Have...

Weekend Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA name 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup     The USA has officially announced the 31-player squad for Rugby World Cup Japan 2019.     Head Coach Gary Gold has named...

Smith delighted as Free Staters taste Currie Cup glory

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Free State Cheetahs coach Franco Smith was a delighted man after his team survived a strong second-half fightback from the Xerox Golden Lions – in front of a passionate crowd of close to 39,000 fans...

Bok Prop Nyakane expected to be fit for World Cup opener

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A knee sprain sustained in South Africa's win over Japan on Friday will not stop Trevor Nyakane being ready for the Rugby World Cup.     South Africa expect Trevor Nyakane to be fit for...

Cheetahs hold on for sixth Currie Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheetahs raced away from the Lions and then held on for an ultimately nervy 31-28 Currie Cup triumph in Bloemfontein, earning their sixth title.   The two sides had finished level on points...

Currie Cup Highlights | Cheetahs v Sharks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a fantastic semi final to watch and the Cheetahs were behind for most of the second half before catching up the points to tie up with the Sharks. From there in the last 15 minutes the Cheetahs were...

Currie Cup Highlights | Golden Lions v Griquas

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions scored first. Then the Griquas, the two teams kept the game close but the Lions kept the lead and in the second half the Lions did everything to keep their 8 point lead making it more than a...

Currie Cup Semi-Finals Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Free State Cheetahs will host the Golden Lions in the Currie Cup final at the Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein after they defeated the Sharks  and Griquas respectively in exciting semi-finals on...

Currie Cup Semi-Final Preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions and Griquas will face off in the first Currie Cup semi-final at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday before the Free State Cheetahs host the Sharks in Bloemfontein soon afterwards as four teams...

Currie Cup Semi-Final Preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It will be a case of all or nothing for the four teams in the Currie Cup semi-finals on Saturday, with final berths at stake and an invaluable home final for the one of the teams.       The Golden...