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Ireland Squad Named For 2023 Guinness Six Nations Championship

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland Coaching Team have named a 37-man squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations Championship, which kicks off with an away trip to Cardiff to face Wales on Saturday, 4th February. In...

Murphy Names Ireland U20 Squad For Six Nations

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Richie Murphy has today named a 32-man Ireland squad, sponsored by PwC, for the upcoming 2023 U20 Six Nations, including seven players who were involved in last year’s...

United Rugby Championship R12 Wrap-Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

GLASGOW SEE OFF THE CHAMPIONS AS LEINSTER SURVIVE SCARE   A second try of the match from Argentine wing Sebastián Cancelliere in the final play secured a bonus point 24-17 victory for Glasgow...

Five Players to Watch in the URC this weekend

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hacjivah Dayimani (DHL Stormers)   His surname means “diamond” in Zulu and the 25-year-old No 8 is certainly a jewel in the crown of the URC champions. He was inspired to take up rugby...

Fans Turn Up In Record Numbers As URC Makes History

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

History was made as the overall attendance record for a single round in the BKT United Rugby Championship was broken in Round 11 with over 123,000 fans packing into stadiums across both hemispheres.     The...

Ulster ready for Munster match-up at Kingspan Stadium

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ulster men are back in action in front of a home crowd as they look to take on Interpro rivals Munster at a packed-out Kingspan Stadium this Sunday (KO 5 15pm) in Round 11 of the BKT United Rugby...

Squad named for New Year's Day interpro with Leinster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht management team have made eight changes to their side for Sunday’s BKT URC interpro with Leinster at the RDS Arena (k/o 7.35pm).   There are starts for Peter Dooley, Dave Heffernan,...

Stat Pack: Leinster v Connacht

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Leinster have scored 44 tries so far this season – more than any other team. Seven of these have come in the first ten minutes of their fixtures, an early strike rate matches only by...

United Rugby Championship Round 10 Stats

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an exciting weekend of the BKT United Rugby Championship, URC StatMaster have identified the top players from R10 along with the overall top team and player performances from the league so far. Top...

Connacht vs Ulster: the coaches have their say

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first of the two Irish derbies will play out at The Sportsground this evening when Connacht host Ulster.   Connacht are coming off a good victory over Benetton (38-19) on 3 December while Ulster...