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A history of penalty shootouts in rugby

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday's Top 14 Access Match produced a rare occurrence in rugby as the game had to be decided on a shootout.    While knock out games in football will often go to penalty shootouts, the...

Springbok coach Deon Davids highlights the areas where the du Preezs have improved

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok assistant coach Deon Davids has says that Dan and Jean-Luc du Preez have made notable improvements on their games since making the move to Sale Sharks.    Speaking to the media on...

Watch: Steffon Armitage slots the match winning kick for Biarritz in a penalty shootout

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Not since the 2009 Champions Cup semi-final between Leicester Tigers and Cardiff has a top-flight European match or any top-flight match gone to a penalty shootout.   However, on Saturday that all...

Cronje to lead extended Junior Boks

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Junior Springboks coach, Bafana Nhleko, on Saturday named George Cronje to lead the team in the forthcoming Under-20 International Series, while also calling in two more players into his squad.   Nhleko...

Larkham raises concerns over Snyman & de Allende

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster assistant coach Stephen Larkham has raised doubts over Damian de Allende and RG Snyman.   The former Wallaby said ‘It’s too early to say' whether the Springbok pair would be ready...