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Fourie leads DHL Stormers in Pretoria

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Deon Fourie returns as captain of the DHL Stormers for the Vodacom United Rugby Championship North-South encounter with the Vodacom Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday. The experienced flank is joined by fellow...

Burger returns for Vodacom Bulls celebrations of origin versus the DHL Stormers

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls will celebrate 19 schools in its matchday 23 for round 11 of the 2023/24 Vodacom United Rugby Championship which is dedicated to rugby Origins of the franchise rugby ecosystem. The team...

Italian rugby clearly benefitting from URC exposure

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton currently sit second on the United Rugby Championship table. Springbok legend Jean de Villiers believes it’s no coincidence that the rise in Benetton Rugby’s performances in...

Irish inconsistency helps South African challenge

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Vodacom Bulls coach Jake White was unequivocal ahead of his team’s massive Vodacom United Rugby Championship derby against the DHL Stormers about the mission his men face – he wants them to...

Stars missing in Argentina squad

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

31 players made the roster. Felipe Contepomi’s first selection as the man in charge of Los Pumas is close to that of the roster which competed at Rugby World Cup 2023. All but one...

Scarlets sign Cheetahs hooker Marnus van der Merwe

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets are delighted to confirm the signing of Toyota Cheetahs hooker Marnus van der Merwe ahead of the 2024-25 season.   The 27-year-old has been earning rave reviews in South Africa and was...

Wiese signs with the Bulls

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have signed lock, Cobus Wiese on an initial two-year deal beginning 1 July 2024. The 26-year-old forward has been a key feature for his Premiership club, the Sale Sharks whom he has...

Pressure on in penultimate derby round in SA

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

All four South African teams will be feeling the pressure when they take the field on Saturday in the second Vodacom United Rugby Championship Origin Round as the competition for places in the quarter-final...

URC Origins: Vincent Koch - 'There will never be another coach like that'

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Across Rounds 10 and 11 the BKT URC invites teams, players, and fans to celebrate the communities and people who helped launch the careers of hundreds of rugby players and coaches as part of #OriginRound. Hollywoodbets...

Captains create street art ahead of HSBC SVNS in Los Angeles

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The captains of the 12 men's and women's teams left their mark on LA by creating a piece of street art ahead of the fifth round of the HSBC SVNS on 1-3 March Los Angeles hosts the fifth round of HSBC...