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Blitzboks ready and able for Olympic charge

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team are ready to take on all comers in the Tokyo Stadium in the next three days, as the South Africans face Ireland, Kenya and USA in Pool C of the Rugby Sevens tournament at the...

Looking ahead to the first Test: SA vs B&I Lions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

While it may be devoid of the of the passionate chants of the red-clad Lions supporters in the stands, while the bruising Springbok tackles won’t be met with hear the roars of their fans rising into...

Waratahs welcome back old stalwart

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dynamic back-rower Jed Holloway will once again play in the colours of the Waratahs after signing a new two-year deal with the club.    Holloway already has 58 Tahs caps to his name and has...

Winners & Losers: British & Irish Lions First Test Squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has named his side for the first Test against the Springboks and with it, the Lions boss has made some tough selection calls.   In fact, Gatland claims that this test 23 'was by...

Alun Wyn Jones leads the B&I Lions in first Test against Springboks

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland has named his side for the first Test against the Springboks at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday 24 July (kick off 5pm BST).   Tour captain Alun...

Blitzbokke back on the training pitch

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team finally stepped onto the field at Shiranami Stadium in Kagoshima on Tuesday, a week later than anticipated, but still in high spirits and energy.   The South Africans had...

Welfare-focused rugby law trials to be implemented globally

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced welfare-focused initiatives within a package of law amendments that will be trialled globally in competitions that start after 1 August, 2021, reflecting the sport’s ongoing...

Ireland’s Autumn Internationals Confirmed

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad face a busy autumn schedule with four games now confirmed for October and November 2021.     First up is Ireland’s return fixture with ...

The Weekend's World Rankings Permutations

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

While the British and Irish Lions may be taking the spotlight, there is plenty of test rugby being played this weekend.    Samoa and Tonga get things underway on Saturday in the first leg of...

USA names team to face Ireland

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Gary Gold has made four changes to the starting XV with three new faces on the bench as the USA Men’s XVs National Team faces Ireland for the first time since 2018 on Saturday, KO 2:15...