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Dan jones to make 150th appearance in Munster clash

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Jones will make his 150th Scarlets appearance when BKT United Rugby Championship action resumes on Friday night with the visit of Munster to Parc y Scarlets (19:35 BBC Wales).   The fly-half...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Five Review

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Malcolm Who? The loss of serial try-scoring Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx to injury appeared fatal to the chances of Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo Bay mounting a successful title...

The FFR and LNR to change terms of the provision of international players

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The FFR and the LNR have mutually agreed to change the terms of the provision of international players until the summer of 2024. The Amendment (No. 2) to the Convention concerns the 6 Tournament Nations...

Alex Mitchell signs on again for Northampton Saints

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today confirm that Alex Mitchell has signed a contract extension to remain at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens. An 11-cap England international and 119-time Saint, 26-year-old...

Razor-sharp Venter finds cutting edge

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The son of a Springbok great, Andre-Hugo Venter is writing his own story in a breakthrough year for the DHL Stormers.   Venter has celebrated the festive season with some excellent performances...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Three Review

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Four Try Frizell Melts Steelers All Black backrower Shannon Frizell was the toast of Fuchu after scoring four tries in leading Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo to a successful Christmas...

Saints announce annual financial results for 2022/23

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints plc has today announced its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2023. Club achieved record turnover of £21.96m (growth of £1.1m) in 2022/23. Underlying trading...

Cai Evans reflects on dream year ahead of BKT URC battle with former teammates

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s been a very eventful year in the life of Cai Evans as his rugby dreams have come true.   The young utility back was a bolter selection in Wales’ World Cup training squad and...

Round 4 United Rugby Championship Previews

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of Round 4 of the BKT United Rugby Championship journalist Simon Thomas provides his Previews. Zebre Parma v Hollywoodbets Sharks 17.30 UK & IRE / 18:30 ITA / 19:30 SA, Friday While both teams...

Scarlets welcome back Wales internationals to face Lions

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales caps Tom Rogers, Ryan Elias and Taine Plumtree return to the Scarlets starting XV for Saturday’s BKT United Rugby Championship round four encounter with Emirates Lions at Parc y Scarlets (17:15...