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The Bulls recruit another former player for the 2020 Super Rugby season

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls have continued their recruitment for next season with another former player returning to the franchise from France.   Former Springbok and Super Rugby winning lock Juandre Kruger...

Springboks Name Team To Face The Wallabies

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experienced lock Eben Etzebeth was on Wednesday named as Springbok captain for Saturday’s first Rugby Championship match against Australia in Johannesburg, while Rynhardt Elstadt (loose forward)...

2019/20 TOP 14 Fixtures Confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse will kick off their TOP14 defence with a visit to Bordeaux in the opening round of the 2019/20 season on 24 August 2019.   The opening round also sees Agen host Toulon, Montpellier travel...

Marco van Staden invited to Springbok training group in Pretoria

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok loose forward Marco van Staden was on Monday added to the Springbok training group and will join the rest of the squad immediately at their preparation camp in Pretoria.     Van...

Rassie Erasmus adds 13 players to his squad and provides an update on Jan Serfontein

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Duane Vermeulen, Handre Pollard (both Bulls), Lukhanyo Am, Sibusiso Nkosi (both Sharks) and Francois Louw (Bath) are amongst a group of 13 players who have been added to the Springbok training group in...

Rassie Erasmus rewards European form in his latest alignment camp squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus has rewarded for in his latest alignment camp ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan with uncapped Toulouse flanker Rynhardt Elstadt included in the squad along with...

Ten years on, where are the 2009 Emerging Springboks now?

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

On the 23rd of June 2009, the Emerging Springboks piled the pressure on the British and Irish Lions, after the tourist lost the opening test to the Springboks, as they picked up 13 all draw.     We...

The Blues could benefit from All Black flyhalf joining Dan Carter in Japan

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby franchise the Blues could benefit from Japanese Top League club Kobe Kobelco Steelers recruiting former Chiefs and All Black flyhalf Aaron Cruden.   Cruden is set to leave Montpellier...

Bastareaud left out of France's World Cup squad with three uncapped players included

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France head coach Jacques Brunel has unveiled the list of the 37 players that will prepare for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.   31 players have been listed as "starters" for Japan...

Former Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar in talks with two teams - reports

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has been linked with a return to the Republic with either the Cheetahs or Sharks according to Afrikaans publication The Rapport.   Pienaar played for...