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Sharks, Cheetahs on the Currie Cup board – Round 2 Review

7 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Toyota Free State Cheetahs and Cell C Sharks registered important victories in the second round of the Currie Cup Premier Division – sponsored by DirectAxis Financial Services – this past...

Takeaways from Round One of the Rugby Championship

7 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks comprehensively beat the Wallabies in the opening round of the Rugby Championship while the All Blacks managed to avoid defeat against a fired-up Los Pumas side.   We take a looking...

Springboks name squad to travel to New Zealand

8 hours 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,...

Gamble pays off for Hansen as New Zealand get 'money in the bank'

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Steve Hansen says New Zealand's less-experienced players will learn from a huge battle with Argentina.     Steve Hansen said New Zealand's hard-fought Rugby Championship win over...

Steve Hansens explains why Josh Ioane didn't make his test debut against the Pumas

11 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks survived a big scare against Argentina as they came narrowly close to suffering their first ever defeat to the Pumas in Buenos Aires claiming a 20-16 victory.   Rookie first...

Ardie Savea admits that 'It was bloody tough out there' against Argentina

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina pushed New Zealand all the way in Buenos Aires, and All Blacks star Ardie Savea agreed the contest felt like war at times.     New Zealand found it "bloody tough" to get the job...

All Blacks pip plucky Pumas

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina kept New Zealand scoreless for the second half of their Buenos Aires showdown, but could not avoid a Rugby Championship defeat.     New Zealand fended off an impressive Argentina...

Rugby Championship Team of Round One

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks and All Blacks got their Rugby Championship campaigns off to winning starts with the Springbok comprehensively beating the Wallabies while the All Blacks survived a big scare against the...

New Zealand hold firm to narrowly beat Argentina and avoid upset

21 hours ago by The Guardian

• Argentina 16-20 New Zealand• Pumas took early lead but could not overpower All BlacksNew Zealand held on by the skin of their teeth for a 20-16 victory over Argentina in a tense clash at Vélez Sarsfield...

'We’re under no illusions that this was far from a world class performance' - Rassie Erasmus

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby’s Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus, lauded a number of players for superb individual performances in the Springboks’ 35-17 win over Australia in Johannesburga but said the team will...