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Tri-Nations Launched Following South Africa's withdrawal

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

SANZAAR has announced today that the South African team will not travel to Australia to play in The Rugby Championship 2020 against Argentina, Australia and New Zealand. Due to several factors, including...

SA Rugby Confirm Super Rugby Unlocked Fixtures and Format

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The domestic rugby season in South Africa will burst back into life with seven weeks of high-calibre local rugby as Super Rugby returns – Unlocked, SA Rugby has confirmed.   The competition...

On This Day In 2015: Japan stun the World And The Springboks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Rugby World Cup history on 19th September 2015, defeating World Cup champions South Africa 34-32 in a wild encounter at Brighton Community Stadium.   It...

Monye full of praise as wrecking-ball Willis scoops top award

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps back-row dynamo Jack Willis has been named as the Premiership’s Player of the Month.   Former England international winger Ugo Monye was full of praise for the 23 year old’s latest...

Victor Matfield offers thoughts on 2021 Lions Tour

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

During an interview with SA Rugby Podcast, 2007 World Cup winner Victor Matfield pointed out some noteworthy similarities, regarding the Springboks, between the 2009 Lions tour to South Africa and the...

Handre Pollard stretchered off in Montpellier's loss to Racing 92

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard had to be stretchered from the field in the second half of Montpellier's 41-14 loss to Racing 92 on Friday after suffering a suspected knee injury.   Pollard...

Boks and All Blacks Could Face Off In A Three Test Series - Report

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand could play in a three-Test series if the Rugby Championship does not go ahead as planned according to a report in the New Zealand Herald.    According to the...

Springbok lock returns to the Bulls

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok lock, Jason Jenkins, has returned to Loftus Versfeld on short term loan from Japanese Top League outfit, Toyota Verblitz, and will be available for the impending South African domestic competition.   The...

Rugby Australia release plans for a Super Rugby competition with 8 teams

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia have today unveiled the largest and most comprehensive collection of Rugby rights ever assembled, with prospective broadcasters having now received documentation to begin the next phase...

Springboks doubtful for Rugby Championship participation

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SANZAAR have revealed that New Zealand is the preferred destination for the Rugby Championship but new Springboks head coach Jacques Nienaber has indicated they are doubtful starters for this year's Rugby...