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Coaches pick star-studded teams for Springbok Green v Gold Showdown

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

A raft of Springboks, Blitzboks and Junior Boks made the cut in two 25-man squads after an exciting live draft pick – the first of its kind in South African rugby history – for the Castle Lager...

Rob Kearney linked with a surprising move to Australia

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster and Ireland fullback Rob Kearney is close to agreeing a deal to finish career in Australia according to reports.   The 34-year-old outside back departs Leinster as Ireland's most-decorated...

Eleven Flyhalves Bath Could Target Instead Of Handre Pollard

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Hooper's search for a playmaker to run the show has drawn plenty of attention over the past few months with the club regularly linked to Springbok World Cup winning flyhalf Handre Pollard.   The...

Team News: Cokanasiga & Watson return for Bath, Los Puma lock starts for Gloucester

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester Rugby will make the short trip to Bath tomorrow to take on their West-Country rivals at the Recreation Ground. (5.30pm KO)   George Skivington has handed a full debut to Argentine international,...

Top 10 Team Tries from Rugby World Cup 2019

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A compilation of the best team tries from the tournament featuring the All Blacks, Springboks, Japan and many more.

On This Day In 2015: Japan stun the World And The Springboks

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Rugby World Cup history on 19th September 2015, defeating World Cup champions South Africa 34-32 in a wild encounter at Brighton Community Stadium.   It...

Newcastle Falcons Sign Springbok Scrumhalf

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ex-Springbok scrum-half Louis Schreuder is joining Newcastle Falcons for the upcoming Gallagher Premiership season.   The 30-year-old was a central part of the Sharks side which topped Super Rugby’s...

Daily Round-Up - 14/09/2020

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier provide an injury update for Handre Pollard     Montpellier have confirmed that Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard has ruptured anterior cruciate ligaments and that he will...

Montpellier provide an injury update for Handre Pollard

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier have confirmed that Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard has ruptured anterior cruciate ligaments and that he will be sidelined for 'several months'.   The club confirmed the news in...

Brave Blossoms cancel all activities for 2020

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japan Rugby Football Union confirmed Monday that the Brave Blossoms will not be in action in 2020, citing a lack of preparation needed to take on Tier 1 nations and continued uncertainty regarding...