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5 Munster players sign contract extensions

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed the first player contract extensions of the season with five members of the senior squad putting pen to paper.     Craig Casey has signed a three-year...

Max Deegan captains Emerging Ireland against Griquas

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group have named the Emerging Ireland Match Day 23 for their first game of the Toyota Challenge series in Bloemfontein (Kick-off 12.45pm Irish time, live on IrishRugby.ie).   Max...

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Cheetahs vs Bulls XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Challenge kicks off on Friday, 30 September at 16:15, when the Cheetahs challenge the Bulls XV.   The Griquas will take on Emerging Ireland at 13:45 in a friendly match.        Both...

Emerging Ireland Squad Update.

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Emerging Ireland squad have completed a three day camp in the IRFU High Performance Centre in Dublin and will depart this evening for Bloemfontein ahead of their participation in the Toyota...

Victor Sekekete named Cheetahs new captain

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Victor Sekekete has been named the Cheetahs captain for the Challenge and EPCR Challenge Cup. Sekekete takes the reigns from Ruan Pienaar, who led the team in 35 games.       "I'm nearing...

Emerging Ireland Squad Named For South African Tour

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group have named the 35-man squad that will travel to South Africa in late September to play in the Toyota Challenge.   The Emerging Ireland panel will have a three...

Free Jacks Announce Coaching & Management Appointments Ahead of MLR '23

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The New England Free Jacks have announced initial coaching and management appointments for the Major League Rugby (MLR) outfit.   Headed by Free Jacks Head Coach, Scott Mathie, and newly appointed...

South Africa welcome Ireland, USA and Italy for tournament

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An exhilarating rugby bonanza awaits when the Toyota Cheetahs will square up against three international teams and the Windhoek Draught Griquas from 30 September to 21 October in the second Toyota Challenge,...

Emerging Ireland Squad to Play Three Fixtures in South Africa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An Emerging Ireland squad will play three fixtures in the Toyota Challenge hosted in Bloemfontein, South Africa this coming autumn.     The Emerging Ireland squad will be led by Simon...