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Springboks name final training squad

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok training squad of 36 players assembled in Bloemfontein on Sunday for a four-day Rugby World Cup camp in Bloemfontein as part of the Boks’ preparations for the global tournament which...

France to unleash Alivereti Raka on Scotland with three other uncapped players in the 23

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Brunel has named his side to face Scotland this weekend with star Clermont winger Alivereti Raka set to make his test debut on the left wing.   The side will be led by Jefferson Poirot...

Siya Kolisi returns in a new look Springbok side to face Argentina

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus, the SA Rugby director of rugby, unleashed a new-look team to take on the Pumas on Wednesday, packed with players looking to secure a place in South Africa’s Rugby World Cup squad.     Eighteen...

PNC Preview – Japan vs Tonga

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After upsetting pre-tournament favorites Fiji in Kamaishi, Japan will look to take another step towards the Pacific Nations Cup title when they host Tonga in Osaka on Saturday. Matches...

Joe Tekori retires from international duty months before RWC

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran Samoa forward Joe Tekori has announced his immediate retirement from international duty, less than two months from the start of the Rugby World Cup.     The 35-year-old announced...

Duane Vermeulen to lead the Springboks against New Zealand

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experienced No 8 Duane Vermeulen will lead the Springboks against the All Blacks on Saturday, when the two traditional rivals clash in Wellington in the second round of the shortened 2019 Castle Lager...

Springboks name squad to travel to New Zealand

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks have confirmed a touring squad of 36 players for their Rugby Championship matches against New Zealand and Argentina in the next three weeks.   SA Rugby Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus,...

Player Ratings: Springboks v Wallabies

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks claimed their first victory of 2019 claiming a 35-17 victory over Australia with debut scrumhalf scoring a brace as they picked up a bonus point.   Here our ratings from the encounter.     Springboks   1....

Meet the new Springboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the team announcement from Rassie Erasmus with his squad to face Australia on Saturday, he has confirmed an unfamiliar trio in the nation's matchday squad list.     We take...

Springboks Name Team To Face The Wallabies

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experienced lock Eben Etzebeth was on Wednesday named as Springbok captain for Saturday’s first Rugby Championship match against Australia in Johannesburg, while Rynhardt Elstadt (loose forward)...