WP Nel rugby player
WP Nel rugby player

WP Nel

30th Apr 1986 1.82m/120kg Tighthead Prop

Townsend unsure on Scotland future, confirms France contact

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend knows the upcoming Six Nations could be his last in charge of Scotland as he revealed he has been contacted by France.   Townsend named his Six Nations squad on Tuesday with...

Scotland name 2023 Six Nations training squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath Rugby wing Ruaridh McConnochie, Glasgow Warriors centre Stafford McDowall and stand-off Ben Healy, who recently agreed a move to Edinburgh Rugby from Munster, are all named in head coach Gregor Townsend’s...

United Rugby Championship Team Announcements Round 10

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

#SHAvLIO Cell C Sharks Thomas du Toit shifts over to the loosehead side Reinhard Nothnagel returns to Emirates Lions starting XV #STOvBUL BJ Dixon makes his first start of the season at...

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Glasgow Warriors Vs Edinburgh Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow captain Kyle Steyn returns to the starting XV for tomorrow night’s 1872 Cup opener at Scotstoun, as Head Coach Franco Smith makes five changes to his starting lineup ahead of the visit of...

Match Report: Saracens battle to defeat Edinburgh

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens marked their return to the Heineken Champions Cup with a bonus-point win as they defeated Edinburgh Rugby 30-26 in a thrilling encounter at StoneX Stadium on Sunday.   First-half...

Friday URC Squad News

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Friday's Round 9 fixtures of the BKT United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #SHAvOSP Makazole...

Stats and facts: Scotland v New Zealand

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland will take on New Zealand for the first time in five years on Sunday at a sold-out Murrayfield.   Here are a few stats and facts ahead of the anticipated clash:     1. New Zealand...

Finn Russell returns to the Scotland starting line up for All Blacks clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend has named an experienced side featuring three changes for the third Autumn Nations Series match against New Zealand on Sunday 13 November – kick-off 2.15pm.     Finn...

Wallabies brace for big challenge from Scotland at Murrayfield

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first weekend of the Autumn Nations Series features a juicy clash between the Scots and Wallabies at Murrayfield.   Jamie Ritchie will lead Scotland out against Australia this Saturday at BT...

Townsend names team for first match of the Autumn Nations Series

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie Ritchie will lead Scotland out against Australia this Saturday at BT Murrayfield fresh from being named captain last week for this season’s Autumn Nations Series.   Ritchie has leadership...