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Club World Championship could take place in 2022 - report

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top clubs and franchises could finally face off in a club world championship as soon as 2022 according to a report by The Telegraph.     The tournament would reportedly be held once every...

The Springboks' jersey for the 2021 Lions tour has been released

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

ASICS unveiled the unique Springbok jersey for next year’s tour to South Africa of the British & Irish Lions on Friday, featuring a vintage colourway and special commemorative 3D...

Queensland quartet re-sign with Reds through 2022

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Rugby Union has today confirmed front-rower Josh Nasser and second-row duo Tuania Taii Tualima and Ryan Smith have all re-signed with the Queensland Reds on two-year deals, while scrumhalf...

Everything you need to know about round two of the Currie Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It may be early in the Currie Cup but the pressure on the teams will rise significantly this weekend as the race for favourable log positions intensifies with a little over a month left before the pool...

Scott Robertson 'likely' to be involved with Lions in 2021

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In an intriguing new development, according to a report in nzherald.co.nz, Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson has hinted that it is likely that he will be part of Warren Gatland’s British &...

"I think he can become a lot better. I would say he probably has five golden years still ahead of him."

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England forward's coach Matt Proudfoot says Maro Itoje could be at the start of "five golden years" as he enters the prime of his career.   Itoje is expected to go on the 2021 British and Irish...

The Springbok descended from a Lion

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The rugby blood runs strong in the veins of Jesse Kriel. Today the Springbok centre tweeted about his great grandfather, John Hodgson, a British & Irish Lion.   Hodgson, a loose-forward who...

Toulouse put feelers out for Lions centre

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A report in City Press Newspaper indicates that French Top 14 side Toulouse have sought permission from the Lions franchise to hold talks with young up-&-coming centre Wandisile Simelane.   However,...

A second Super Rugby Unlocked match postponed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Super Rugby Unlocked match between the Lions and Pumas scheduled for Emirates Airline Park on Saturday has been postponed in line with COVID-19 protocols.   The decision was taken as part of...

Savea at centre for Wellington

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wellington Lions head coach, Leo Crowley, has made a handful of changes to his side ahead of their clash against Manawatu at Sky Stadium. Saturday marks the last of the round-robin fixtures, before the...