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Springboks doubtful for Rugby Championship participation

1 week 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...

RANKED | The Top 10 Players Heading To Japan Next Year

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The momentum of rugby's growth in Japan may have slowed since after the Rugby World Cup with Super Rugby and the Top League but when the Top League does return in January next year, it will do...

Leicester Tigers sign Hurricanes' winger Kobus van Wyk

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the signing of South African outside-back Kobus Van Wyk who joins the side from New Zealand Super Rugby side the Hurricanes.   Born in Nababeep in the Northern...

Quintet sign for the Lions

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions have confirmed four new additions to their squad this week, two of the arrivals coming from local rivals the Bulls.   Hooker Jaco Visagie has joined former Bulls' skipper Burger...

PRO14 expansion could see the Cheetahs and Kings axed - report

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The latest developments in the PRO14 could see the competition further expanded into South Africa with the four Super Rugby franchises entering the competition but it would at the expense of...

Top Stories of the Week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett joins an illustrious group of players to join Suntory Sungoliath     Beauden Barrett's move to Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath sees the All Black playmaker join an...

2021 Lions tour looks to go ahead as scheduled

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After some months of speculation ignited by the detrimental effect of Covid-19 on current and future rugby prospects, it appears that a crisis regarding the Lions 2021 tour to South Africa has been averted...

The Deal That Set Super Rugby and Tri-Nations in Motion

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day in 1995, on the eve of the iconic World Cup final between South Africa and New Zealand in Johannesburg, details pertaining to two brand new competitions; the Super 12 and the Tri-Nations.   The...

Most Capped Test XV between 2000 and 2009

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The best of the best of 2000s, we take a look at the most capped Test Team of the 2000s.   1. Andrea Lo Cicero Vaina - Italy, 78   A long time front-row partner of Martín Castrogiovanni,...

Where are they now? The 2016 Super Rugby winning Hurricanes Team

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the Rugby World Cup in England in 2015, The Hurricanes won their first championship after repeating their efforts of 2015 by finishing first in the regular season and hosting the...