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Kolisi: We know the people of South Africa will be behind us

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Captain Siya Kolisi hopes the Springboks can "put a smile on someone's face" as they get ready to take on the Lions.     Siya Kolisi hopes South Africa's rugby team can lift the spirits...

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

2 days 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...

Elstadt aiming to make impact off the bench after World Cup disappointment

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok utility forward Rynhardt Elstadt is happy to be back in the test fold after missing out on the Rugby World Cup squad.    The Toulouse forward could win just his third test cap...

Boks 'Bomb Squad' altered, not defused

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A hallmark of the Springboks run to the Rugby World Cup title in 2019 was the now famed 'Bomb Squad' with Rassie Erasmus taking full advantage of South Africa's riches in the pack with a 6-2 spilt...

Winners & Losers: British & Irish Lions First Test Squad

4 days 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...

10 Players Released from Springboks Squad

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their announcement for the team to face the British and Irish Lions on Saturday, Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has confirmed 10 players who have been released from the squad.     In...

Pollard: Boks’ game plan is the most beautiful thing in the world

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springboks flyhalf Handre Pollard has described the Springbok game plan as 'the most beautiful thing in the world'.    Speaking to the media on Monday, Pollard came out to bat for the Springboks'...

Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones 'fit and raring to go' for first Test – Tandy

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones returned to action just three weeks after dislocating his shoulder and is now in line to start against South Africa.     British and Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones is...

Nienaber discusses poor SA A result as first test looms

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Yesterday’s result in the SA A vs Bulls game has left Springbok Head Coach Jacques Nienaber with more complications than answers as the first test against the British & Irish Lions looms.    Jake...

Smith turns Gatland's head with starring role for Lions as Springboks series looms

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Marcus Smith played himself into contention to start the first Test against South Africa after a debut for the British and Irish Lions that delighted Warren Gatland.   Coach Gatland also expressed...