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Three Super Rugby XVs picked with one player from each franchise since 1996

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the last 25 years, Super Rugby has thrilled the rugby public and entertained many rugby spectators around the world.   We pay tribute to the Southern Hemisphere's premier competition...

The Journey of Errol Tobias - South Africa's First Black Springbok - Part 4 - "The Green & Gold"

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Tobias’ first game in the green and gold jersey was hugely successful. The Boks swept Paraguay aside with an 84-6 victory and Tobias scored his first try for his country. He sat out the second...

How A Club World Cup Would Look If It Were Played This Year

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

French federation president, Bernard Laporte has flouted the idea of a radical annual Club World Cup featuring 20 teams from around the globe.   The competition could see the end of the European...

The Incredible List Of Talented Players Whose Top 14 Contracts Are Expiring At The End Of The Season

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Top 14 is currently on pause and as it stands a number of players will not be afforded the time to prove they deserve a contract extension by the end of the season.   Bi-weekly rugby newspaper,...

Super Rugby Team of the Season (so far)

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Super Rugby season put on hold after 7 rounds, SANZAAR have released their team of the season (so far)   Using the Opta Index the team has been announced. The Index allows genuine opportunities...

Where are they now? Every World Rugby Junior Player of the Year since 2008

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby Under 20 Championship draws plenty of interest each year as we get a glimpse of what is to come in the future of the game with the best players in the World under the age of the 20 going...

Super Rugby’s Most Lethal Attackers & Stalwart Defenders

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Super Rugby on ice for the time being, we examine the stats to determine who has stood out in the past 7 rounds on defence and attack.   Crusaders' flank Tom Christie has proved himself to...

Coronavirus: Super Rugby to be suspended following weekend action

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2020 Super Rugby season will be suspended following the weekend's matches, SANZAAR has announced.     The rugby union competition was one of the few still going ahead across the globe...

Super Rugby Round 7 Wrap-Up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes v Chiefs Jordie Barrett landed a penalty at the death to give the Hurricanes victory in Hamilton on Friday evening. The game was a solid contest from the beginning with both teams well matched...

Wright, Kata inspire rout in final Super Rugby game before hiatus

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies eased past Australian rivals the Waratahs 47-14 in the final game before the Super Rugby hiatus due to coronavirus. SANZAAR announced the competition would be paused following this weekend's...