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Tom Stewart Joins Ireland Squad in Portugal as Wales Prep Intensifies

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Tom Stewart has joined the Ireland squad in Quinta do Lago to provide additional cover following a hamstring issue picked up by Ronan Kelleher. Kelleher will be managed by...

URC - Round 13 Wrap Up

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

THE SECRET TO SMITH’S SUCCESS Franco Smith continues to work his magic with Glasgow Warriors who extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to nine matches with a 42-28 bonus point victory...

Sharks fly SA flag on tough weekend of Vodacom URC action

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cell C Sharks were the only South African side to register a victory in a disappointing round of matches for the domestic Vodacom United Rugby Championship teams, but despite this, three of the four...

Connacht squad to face Lions

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht management team have named the matchday 23 for tomorrow’s BKT United Rugby Championship tie with the Emirates Lions at The Sportsground (k/o 7.35pm)Having missed last week’s trip...

Connacht Rugby: New two-year deal for Sam Illo

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tighthead prop Sam Illo has renewed his contract for another two years, keeping him at Connacht Rugby until at least 2025.   Illo joined Connacht from Leinster in 2021 and has so far made 7 appearances....

Connacht announces two-year contract for David Hawkshaw

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exciting 10-12 David Hawkshaw has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him at Connacht until the end of the 2024/25 season.  Hawkshaw joined from Leinster last summer and has made a major impact in...

New two-year deal for David Hawkshaw

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exciting 10-12 David Hawkshaw has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him at Connacht until the end of the 2024/25 season.   Hawkshaw joined from Leinster last summer and has made a major impact...

Anayi: South African Entry Has Strengthened URC & Europe

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s been a pretty eventful eight years since Martin Anayi took over as chief executive of what is now the BKT United Rugby Championship. “It’s eight years and three children for me!”...

URC Preview: Ulster v Stormers

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

At Kingspan Stadium, Belfast, 7.35pm Referee: Mike Adamson (SRU, 67 th competition game) Assistant: Andrew Cole, Paul Haycock (both IRFU) TMO: Andrew McMenemy (SRU)   Overall URC head-to-head record:...