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Erasmus names experienced squad for Ireland showdown

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus named an experienced squad featuring 20 Rugby World Cup-winners – the entire starting 15 and five players on the replacements’ bench – for their opening...

Erasmus names squad for upcoming test series

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus named a strong squad of 39 players and an additional 14 players on a standby list for the Castle Lager Incoming Series which kicks off with a challenging two Tests against...

Four players on debut for the Springboks as Rassie shows his hand

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup-winning prop Vincent Koch will earn his 50th Test cap on Saturday when the Springboks take on Wales at Twickenham in their first international since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup in France...

Erasmus names exciting Bok training squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus named an exciting squad of 35 players for the team’s first official training camp of the season, which starts in Pretoria on Monday where the focus will be on the opening...

Eddie Jones names 35 man Japan training squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japan Rugby Football Union (Chairman: Tsuchida Masato, Minato-ku, Tokyo) is pleased to announce the 35 players of the Japan national team who will be taking part in Team Miyazaki's Training Camp to...

Blues' bid to bring back Barrett denied by Super Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues have failed in their bid to rush back Beauden Barrett for the Super Rugby play-offs after the All Blacks playmaker was ruled ineligible for next month's knockout phase. The 123-Test veteran...

Official Review: Japan Rugby League One 2023-24

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – And then there were four Times, dates, teams, and draw are confirmed for the semi-finals of Japan Rugby League One after the weekend’s final round of the regular season. The...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round 15 Review

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – More Fuchu ‘fun’ to come Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo and Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath can’t get enough of each other.Well, that’s how it might seem to outsiders...

Japan Rugby League One Preview

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – The Fuchu Wars: Episode II Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo and Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath might both have qualified for next month’s Japan RugbyLeague One semi-finals, but don’t...

Official Preview: Japan Rugby League One Round Fourteen

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Matsuda versus Barrett II: Rikiya’s big moment It’s been quite a year for Rikiya Matsuda.A 37-cap Brave Blossom, and long-time pilot of the champion Saitama Panasonic...