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All Blacks focused on beating Springboks, not new world ranking

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

While New Zealand have usurped South Africa in the world rankings, Ian Foster would take greater joy from beating them on the pitch.     New Zealand returned to the top of the world rankings...

Australia 30-17 South Africa: Ikitau and Koroibete lead Wallabies to victory

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a scrappy encounter in Brisbane, Australia scored four tries to claim a bonus-point victory over South Africa.     Australia got the better of South Africa for the second week running as...

Looking ahead to the weekend's Rugby Championship action

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another feast of Southern Hemisphere is on the horizon with repeats of last weekend’s match-ups as Los Pumas meet the All Blacks and the wounded Springboks do battle with Dave Rennie’s Wallabies.    The...

Hooper to break captaincy record, White to start against Springboks

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Michael Hooper will surpass George Gregan for the most Tests as Wallabies captain when he leads the side out in Saturday’s eToro Rugby Championship clash with South Africa at Suncorp Stadium. The...

The day the ABs won their first series in SA

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 100th Test between the two fierce rugby nations of South Africa and New Zealand is edging closer.     The rivalry was forged way back in August 1921, when the All Blacks defeated...

Kerevi class and Kellaway scores

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

With South Africa a man down Australia attacked and Samu Kerevi opened up the Springbok defence to set up Andrew Kellaway for the opening try of the game Brilliant work from Samu Kerevi to set up Andrew...

The Rugby Championship 2021, Round 3 Preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Quade Cooper looked to have played his last Wallabies game, but he starts at fly-half this weekend against world champions South Africa.   Australia are looking for a lift and have turned to Quade...

Nienaber responds to Hansen

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok boss Jacques Nienaber’s focus appears to be wholly set on the goings-on in the Bok camp and did not take much notice of Steve Hansen’s recent comments, though he has responded.    Hansen...

Vermeulen's never-say-die attitude

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After the bitter disappointment of missing out on the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour, Springbok number 8 Duane is ready to soldier on in the green & gold, with his sights firmly fixed on the Rugby...

Boks preparing for tough Australasian test

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber said they were excited to measure themselves against the best in the Southern Hemisphere as they gear up for four bumper weeks of action against Australia and New Zealand...