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Italian beauty hiding deadly URC beasts

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Treviso and Parma are popular tourist destinations but Benetton and Zebre Parma have turned the breath-taking landscapes of northern Italy into a treacherous hunting ground for travelling teams in the...

White Believes BKT URC Appeal Will Help Lure Boks Back

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jake White believes South Africa’s involvement in the BKT URC will help lure World Cup-winning Springboks back home. The Vodacom Bulls boss feels the fact the country’s four franchises are...

Springbok legend retires after World Cup win

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Earlier today it was confirmed that double Rugby World Cup-winning No 8 Duane Vermeulen, and a former captain of Springbok team, would be retiring The 37-year-old Vermeulen’s illustrious...

Bongi Mbonambi: England were 'unprofessional' regarding alleged on-pitch slur, says hooker

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bongi Mbonambi has accused England of being "unprofessional" after alleging the South Africa hooker directed a racial slur at Tom Curry. The incident occurred during the Springboks' 16-15 win against...

Emirates Dubai 7s pools and schedule announced to kick off HSBC SVNS 2024

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the thrilling conclusion of Rugby World Cup 2023 attention now turns to the first event of the revamped and rebranded HSBC SVNS 2024, which gets underway on 2-3 December with the highly anticipated...

Top 14 Round 5 Wrap-Up

3 months ago by Larrissa Falls

Missed any of the action from France’s Top 14 League? Then we’ve got you covered with a wrap-up of each and every game courtesy of contributor, Larissa Falls. Oyonnax v La RochelleFT...

South Africa: Rugby World Cup 2023 review

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Abiding memory Who knows if France’s Thomas Ramos would have converted Peato Mauvaka’s try from the touch-line - a tournament-leading 21 conversions suggests there's a good chance - but Cheslin...

World Cup stars return for Scarlets

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales World Cup star Gareth Davies and Tongan international Vaea Fifita return for the Scarlets’ BKT United Rugby Championship round three clash with Cardiff at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday (17:15...

Belief, commitment and confidence: How South Africa won Rugby World Cup 2023

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks’ journey to their record fourth Webb Ellis Cup was paved by the squad’s resilience and their ability to overcome adversity in France. “As a Springbok, you always believe...

Record-breaking referee Wayne Barnes calls time on stellar career

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont has led the tributes to Wayne Barnes, who today announced he is to step down from match officiating to concentrate on new ventures. World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill...