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Everything you need to know ahead of the PRO14 Rainbow Cup Final

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls will be aiming to make history and land their first European trophy when they face Italian side Benetton in the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup Final at the Stadio Di Comunale Monigo in Treviso on...

Rhodes to leave Saracens at the end of the season

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed that Mike Rhodes will leave the club at the end of the season after a successful 7 years.   The back-rower arrived in 2015 and has gone on to make 106 appearances for the...

Profiles of the 16 teams in the United Rugby Championship

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the wake of the exciting announcement of the brand new United Rugby Championship, scheduled to kick off in September this year, here follows the particulars of the 16 participating teams:     South...

Everything you need to know about the Rainbow Cup clash between the Sharks and Bulls

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The race for top spot in the PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA is going down to the wire as the Sharks and Bulls meet in Durban on Saturday for a place in next weekend’s North v South final.   The match...

Journeyman flyhalf returns to Sharks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 32 year-old Cronje has set up camp in Durban where he is training with the Sharks as part of their Currie Cup squad.    The creative flyhalf has enjoyed an extremely colourful career to...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In 2009, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13 all in Cape...

Referees named for Lions tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nic Berry (Aus) will officiate in the first test between the Lions and Boks while Ben O’Keeffe (NZ) and Mathieu Raynal (France) will look after the second and third tests respectively.    (Nic...

Sharks sign RWC winner Bongi Mbonambi

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks have confirmed the signing of 2019 Rugby World Cup winner Bongi Mbonambi.        ‼️IT’S OFFICIAL‼️World Cup winning hooker, Bongi Mbonambi, will...

Who could replace Duane Vermeulen in the Springbok line up and why Coetzee was omitted

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

'We are fearing for the worst.'   Those were the words of Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus when queried about Duane Vermeulen's injury after the announcement of the Springbok squad to play...

Rainbow Cup SA Wrap: Bulls sneak home in Pretoria, Sharks keep Rainbow Cup hopes alive

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The race to the top of the standings in the PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA will go down to the wire in Durban next weekend when the Sharks and Bulls clash in what is a mini-final for all effective purposes.   With...