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Sharks set piece bite

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Cell C Sharks head for the Scottish capital to take on Edinburgh, it’s revealing to look at what the stats say about their attacking approach. They have thrown fewer passes than any other...

Sharks name side for Edinburgh clash

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Vodacom United Rugby Championship rugby continues after a two week break with the Cell C Sharks taking on Edinburgh at the DAM Health Stadium in Scotland’s capital city on Saturday evening.Cell C...

Anayi: South African Entry Has Strengthened URC & Europe

3 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!”...

Saints sign hooker Tom Cruse until end of 2022/23 season

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints have secured the signing of hooker Tom Cruse until the end of the 2022/23 campaign.   Cruse, 33, signs as injury cover and brings eight seasons of Gallagher Premiership experience...

Where To Watch URC Round 13

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27   Ulster v DHL Stormers Kingspan Stadium, Belfast – KO 19.35 IRE & UK / 20.35 ITA / 21.35 SA Live on: BBC NI, RTÉ, SuperSport, Viaplay, Premier Sports, Discovery...

Champions Cup Round of 16 Finalised

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh narrowly miss out on a home game in the knock out rounds after beating Saracens. Leinster finish the pool stages as the top seed and will play at 'home' for the rest of the tournament.   Here...

Mapimpi banned for two weeks for eye-gouging

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks wing Makazole Mapimpi has been suspended for two weeks for "making contact with the eye or eye area" of Union Bordeaux-Begles scrumhalf, Maxime Lucu, during their 32-3 victory at Kings...

Carr to lead Vodacom Bulls against Lyon

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have made a few changes to personnel in their matchday 23 that will duel French side, Lyon on Friday 20 January 2023, in round 4 of the 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup. The Pool A match...

Coaches Reveal Key To URC Success In Europe

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

So, what’s the secret behind the success of the United Rugby Championship sides in Europe this season? Well, there seems to be a growing consensus that the addition of the South African sides to...

Scotland name 2023 Six Nations training squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath Rugby wing Ruaridh McConnochie, Glasgow Warriors centre Stafford McDowall and stand-off Ben Healy, who recently agreed a move to Edinburgh Rugby from Munster, are all named in head coach Gregor Townsend’s...