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Nominees Announced for URC Unity Awards

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The nominees have been announced for the inaugural United Rugby Championship Unity Awards which recognise the great work done by players and teams within their communities and for charitable causes.     The...

Bulls Boss Jake White Delivers a Crash Course on European Cup Rugby

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls boss Jake White has been giving his players a crash course in the Heineken Champions Cup as his United Rugby Championship high-fliers prepare for their European debut. White, who guided the Springboks...

Springboks Star Says South African Teams Will Take European Rugby to a New Level

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springboks star Handre Pollard believes the South African teams will take the Champions Cup to “a completely different level”, just as they have done with the United Rugby Championship.   Pollard’s...

‘Buzz’ around Sharks Champions Cup debut

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks wing Yaw Penxe believes there is a “buzz” in Durban ahead of the South African club’s first venture into the Heineken Champions Cup when they host Harlequins on Saturday.   He...

Stephan Lewies ready to face former club

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins lock Stephan Lewies is relishing the opportunity to take on his former club when his side travel to Cell C Sharks in the opening round of Heineken Champions Cup Pool A action on Saturday.   The...

United Rugby Championship R9 Weekend Wrap

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

LEINSTER WIN TOP-OF-TABLE CLASH DESPITE RED CARD Leinster made it nine wins out of nine in the BKT United Rugby Championship with a 38-29 victory in their top-of-the-table clash with Ulster despite being...

Four from four for SA teams over Welsh opposition

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a perfect round for the four South African teams in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship as the competition reached the halfway stage, with the local teams proving too strong for their Welsh visitors...

Springboks sensation Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoying proving people wrong as he returns to URC action

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoys nothing more than proving all those people who told him he was too small to play rugby wrong.   The diminutive 26-year-old, who is 5ft 9ins and 11st 13lbs, is one of the...

Sir Gareth Edwards Wary of Backlash in South Africa

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dai Young’s Cardiff sent shockwaves through the competition when they romped to a 35-0 victory over the Cell C Sharks in Durban last weekend.   It was a display that delighted scrum-half legend...