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Challenge Cup

2022 - 2023

Courtney Lawes to leave Northampton Saints

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

After 17 seasons at Northampton Saints, Courtney Lawes will depart the Club at the conclusion of the 2023/24 campaign after electing to finish his illustrious career with one final adventure overseas at...

Dan McFarland departs Ulster Rugby

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan McFarland has stepped down as head coach of Ulster with immediate effect, with Ireland U20 coach Richie Murphy set to take charge on an interim basis after the Six Nations. McFarland leaves after...

Northampton Saints confirm new contracts for coaching team

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints today announce that Director of Rugby, Phil Dowson, and Head Coach, Sam Vesty, have both committed their futures to the Club by extending their contracts. The duo led Saints to a Gallagher...

Ospreys boss Lance Bradley on the search for a new home and why he feels the BKT URC is a “cracking league”

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lance Bradley is a man on a mission to usher in a successful new era for the Ospreys both on and off the field.   The former Gloucester boss has only been in position as chief executive...

Vodacom URC goes “back to school” with Origins Rounds

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Vodacom United Rugby Championship teams will be sporting their school or club colours in a unique start to the second half of the competition this weekend, in the first of two special Origin Rounds rounds...

Dan jones to make 150th appearance in Munster clash

1 week 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...

The time for vengeance has come for La Rochelle, Perpignan and Montpelier

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

After two days in this 6 Nations Tournament , this weekend will be marked by the 15th day of Top 14 . Several beautiful posters on the program and above all the challenge between this very particular period...

A team-by-team half-term report on the URC

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We are now midway through the BKT URC campaign, with all 16 teams having played the first nine of their 18 regular season matches. So as the league returns this weekend with Round 10, how have the sides...

The BKT United Rugby Championship returns

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A jam-packed weekend of BKT United Rugby Championship action returns following Investec Champions Cup, EPCR Challenge Cup and the international break with the start of the Guinness Six Nations.   Friday...

Am says Sharks are ready to kick-start BKT URC season in big South African derby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lukhanyo Am believes the Hollywoodbets Sharks are ready to kick-start their BKT URC campaign as they prepare to host the DHL Stormers in Saturday’s big derby clash. The Durban-based outfit...