Weekend Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sekope Kepu to retire from International Rugby at the end of 2019     Wallabies veteran Sekope Kepu has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following...

Legion sign Hurricanes prop Chris Eves

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The San Diego Legion have added vastly experienced New Zealander Chris Eves to their front row ranks for the 2020 Major League Rugby season. He arrives as a direct replacement for the departing...

Hosts Japan Name Rugby World Cup Squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has announced his 31-man Japan squad who will represent the host nation when the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off next month.   Michael Leitch will captain the side and...

Top League Highlights: Shining Arcs v Sanix Blues

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four tries for Shining Arcs as they were in control of the game for most of the proceedings. Sanix Blues mounted a small comeback late in the 2nd half but were not able to push on

De Jager, Vermeulen & Nyakane return to Springboks squad, Mtawarira ruled out through injury

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A preliminary Springbok training squad 20 for the forthcoming November Test Tour to the United Kingdom and France has been announced.   Duane Vermeulen, Trevor Nyakane and Lood de Jager making a...

Top League Highlights: Sanix Blues v Suntory Sungoliath

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory claimed the win 4-18 over Munakata Sanix in this Japan Top League match. Suntory scored 3 tries with 2 conversions and 1 missed...

Top League Highlights: Munakata Sanix Blues Vs NEC Green Rockets

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Green Rockets will be pleased with their performance as they come away with a 15-24 win. The visitors took control of the game in 2nd half, going into the break 0-12 in the lead. Sanix Blues did well in...

Top League Round One Highlights: Hino Red Dolphins v Munakata Sanix Blues

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Not much would have been expected of the Hino Red Dolphin as they searched for their first Japan Top League. First on the scored were Munakata Sanx Blues with a penalty conversion through Hiroshi Tashiro....

Cheslin Kolbe added to Springbok squad

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Blitzbok and DHL Western Province outside back Cheslin Kolbe has been added to the Springbok squad for the forthcoming Australasian leg of the Rugby Championship as the only uncapped player.   The Toulouse...

Springboks confirm travel squad to Argentina

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has named a squad of 28 players for the visit to Argentina, where the Springboks will face the Pumas in Mendoza next Saturday evening (SA time). South Africa and Argentina meet on Saturday,...