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3 players nominated for Autumn Nations Series Player of the Series

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The nominees for the Autumn Nations Series Player of the Series have been named.   France’s Damian Penaud, Italy’s Ange Capuozzo and the All Blacks’ Ardie Savea are the three in...

Boks want to change fortunes against England

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks are determined to change history as they go in search of their first victory over England at Twickenham in eight years in their final Outgoing Tour match on Saturday, and both captain Siya...

Another cracker set for Twickenham as England take on the Boks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the 116th year of the rivalry’s history, the Boks will take on England at Twickenham on Saturday in what promises to be yet another bruising contest.   The English will be well battle-hardened...

Jack Willis joins Toulouse

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

As an additional player, England international Jack Willis joins Stade Toulousain until the end of this 2022-2023 season.   The 25-year old has played more than 80 games for his former club Wasps.   "We...

Ben Donaldson to start at flyhalf for Australia vs Wales in Cardiff

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

NSW Waratahs playmaker Ben Donaldson will start at flyhalf for the first time in Wallaby gold against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday afternoon (local time).    With a number of players unavailable...

Rassie ban: The public doesn't know the full story, says Nienaber

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Head Coach Jacques Nienaber has suggested that there is more to the Rassie Erasmus ban than meets the eye.   Erasmus, who has time and again proved himself to be a maverick of the modern...

Smit laments Erasmus' behaviour for making South Africa 'easy to dislike'

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa great John Smit believes Rassie Erasmus' approach has made the Springboks "easy to dislike" after the latter was banned for criticising match officials.   Springboks director of...

Springboks mix it up for final Test of 2022

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber made eight changes and two positional switches to his matchday squad to face England at Twickenham on Saturday in the final Castle Lager Outgoing Tour clash, with a handful...

Scotland climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The record books were rewritten on another dramatic weekend of test rugby which had it all.   Georgia’s shock win over Wales in Cardiff, Scotland’s helter-skelter game against Argentina,...