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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...

Why Nico Janse van Rensburg is one of the best selection calls from the Springboks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienebar and Rassie Erasmus sprang a few surprises when naming the first Springbok since the Rugby World Cup in Japan.   The Springbok management team picked the entire Rugby World Cup-winning...

Rassie Erasmus explains why Cornal Hendricks did not make the Springbok squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has explained the omission of Bulls centre Cornal Hendricks from the 46-man Springbok squad for the British & Irish Lions series.   One of the biggest talking points after the...

'It certainly looked bad' - Rassie Erasmus on Duane Vermeulen's injury

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus says they are concerned about the severity of the ankle injury Duane Vermeulen suffered on Friday night.  Vermuelen was forced off the pitch in the first half of the Bulls' comeback...

The 7 unluckiest players to miss out on the Springbok squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby`

Unsurprisingly, the entire 2019 Rugby World Cup-winning squad, except for the retired trio of Tendai Mtawarira, Francois Louw and Schalk Brits, and the injured Warrick Gelant, were named in Springbok head...

Eight uncapped players named in the Springboks squad for Lions Series

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Frans Steyn and Morné Steyn are in line to experience the rare honour of facing the British & Irish Lions for a second time after being named in a dynamic Springbok squad featuring several Rugby...

Springboks sweat over Duane Vermeulen's fitness

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok looseforward Duane Vermeulen is an injury concern ahead of next month's British & Irish Lions Series.   The 34-year-old limped off in the 33rd minute of Friday night's Rainbow Cup...

Stormers winger continues to be likened to Cheslin Kolbe after a 2 try man of the match performance

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Stormers fell to a narrow 31-27 loss against the Bulls on Friday in the Rainbow Cup despite the efforts of winger Edwill van der Merwe.   Ruan Nortje scored the match-winner for the Bulls in...