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Malherbe extends Stormers legacy

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experienced tighthead prop Frans Malherbe has signed a three-year contract extension to continue his considerable legacy as a DHL Stormer.     The World Cup winner has only ever played for...

Springboks sensation Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoying proving people wrong as he returns to URC action

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoys nothing more than proving all those people who told him he was too small to play rugby wrong.   The diminutive 26-year-old, who is 5ft 9ins and 11st 13lbs, is one of the...

URC the perfect breeding ground for NextGen Springboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Autumn Nations Series this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played...

Energy and anticipation for new Blitzboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

They have the most experienced Blitzbok of all times in Branco du Preez in their midst, but where the veteran arrived in Dubai for the ninth time, there are also three of his Springbok Sevens team mates...

Experienced Boks look to settle score against Ireland 5 years on

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The walls of the Aviva Stadium are set to rattle on Saturday evening as the World Champion Springboks cross swords an Irish outfit which has been making waves in the rugby world of late.   Earlier...

Kolbe shows he is no stranger to the fullback role

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

While Springbok supporters welcomed the return of the hot-stepping Cheslin Kolbe back into the side, his positional announcement left many intrigued.   For the first time in his Test career, Kolbe...

Nizaam Carr returns to Loftus

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok loose-forward, Nizaam Carr returns to the Bulls on a deal that runs from 01 November 2022 through to June 2024.     The vastly experienced Carr brings (home) an impressive arsenal...

Lethal Leiua to duel rampant rookie Van Wyk

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The South African teams resume their celebrated regional derbies in Round 7 of the United Rugby Championship and Ellis Park will showcase Saturday’s blockbuster clash between two midfield...

Libbok and Roos take top Stormers awards

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manie Libbok and Evan Roos took the top honours at the Western Province Rugby awards evening on Tuesday. Flyhalf Libbok was named DHL Stormers Player of the Year and Roos the DHL Stormers...

Bulls sign Wilco Louw

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have agreed to a deal to sign Wilco Louw from English side, Harlequins on a three-year deal beginning 1 July 2023.   The 28-year-old prop - who is no stranger to Pretoria - joins...