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Springboks name squad to travel to New Zealand

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks have confirmed a touring squad of 36 players for their Rugby Championship matches against New Zealand and Argentina in the next three weeks.   SA Rugby Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus,...

Jamie Cudmore named head coach of Canada Pacific Pride Academy

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Canada have announced that Jamie Cudmore has been named head coach of the new Pacific Pride Academy, a national high-performance men's rugby program. Canadian emerging for international competition...

Rugby Championship: How the four nations measure up ahead of 2019 tournament

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina will all hope to find form at the tournament ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan.       The Rugby Championship begins this...

Fiji testing depth against the Maori All Blacks with the World Cup looming

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Flying Fijians head into their test match of the year against the Maori All Blacks having ended a 62-year-long drought against the Kiwi side last week.     Fiji has just four games remaining,...

Meet the new Springboks

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the team announcement from Rassie Erasmus with his squad to face Australia on Saturday, he has confirmed an unfamiliar trio in the nation's matchday squad list.     We take...

The Bulls recruit another former player for the 2020 Super Rugby season

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls have continued their recruitment for next season with another former player returning to the franchise from France.   Former Springbok and Super Rugby winning lock Juandre Kruger...

Springboks Name Team To Face The Wallabies

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experienced lock Eben Etzebeth was on Wednesday named as Springbok captain for Saturday’s first Rugby Championship match against Australia in Johannesburg, while Rynhardt Elstadt (loose forward)...

Newcastle Falcons sign Sharks Super Rugby star Philip van der Walt

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have announced the signing of back-rower Philip van der Walt on a three-year deal from South African Super Rugby side, the Sharks.     The 30-year-old will...

The greatest test ever played? Looking back at the 2000 Bledisloe Cup Sydney test

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day, 15 July, in 2000 a world record crowd of 109,874 attended Stadium Australia in Sydney to witness what has been dubbed as the greatest test ever played.   A gripping affair...

2019 Super Series Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Women’s Rugby Super Series got underway last month with the top five women's teams in the world being hosted at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, part of the San Diego metropolitan...