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O'Driscoll hopes departing Schmidt can sign off in style at Rugby World Cup

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brian O'Driscoll has hailed Joe Schmidt for working "wonders" with Ireland and hopes the head coach can end his tenure by lifting the Rugby World Cup.   Schmidt will step down after the tournament...

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,...

From a selection crisis to a selection headache: The Springbok scrumhalves

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the start of Rassie Erasmus tenure as Springbok head coach in 2018, the former test flanker had limited options at scrumhalf with no clear front runner for the no.9 jersey 18 months out from a Rugby...

O'Driscoll hopes departing Schmidt can sign off in style at Rugby World Cup

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland centre Brian O'Driscoll has heaped praise on coach Joe Schmidt and says Andy Farrell is the right man to replace him.       Brian O'Driscoll has hailed Joe Schmidt for...

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)...

Sharks & Bulls look to bounce back in round two of the Currie Cup

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We headed are headed into the second weekend of the Currie Cup and while it is still early doors, a team like Western Province could stamp their authority on the competition.   The men from the...

Tuesday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

James O’Connor eligible for Wallabies as Queensland deal confirmed     Queensland Reds have confirmed the signing of former Wallabies playmaker James O’Connor for the next...

Springboks lose Aphiwe Dyantyi ahead of Rugby Championship opener

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks have been dealt another injury blow ahead of their opening Rugby Championship match with winger Aphiwe Dyantyi returning to the Golden Lions in Johannesburg where he will undergo rehabilitation...

Confirmed: Josh Strauss to return to South Africa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sale Sharks have confirmed that Scotland International Josh Strauss will leave the club with immediate effect.   Strauss has been released from the final year of his contract in Manchester,...