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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!”...

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...

Edinburgh in vital Castres trip

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby cross the channel to face Pool A basement side Castres Olympique at Stade Pierre Fabre in a crucial Round 3 contest in the Heineken Champions Cup on Sunday.   The Scottish...

Italy name training squad ahead of 2023 Six Nations

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy head coach Kieran Crowley has named a 34-man training squad ahead of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations.        The squad are set to meet for a camp in Verona between...

Mike Blair: Edinburgh have ‘traits’ to win at Castres

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby head coach Mike Blair believes his side have the credentials to win at Castres Olympique in Round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup on Sunday.   The Scottish region head into...

United Rugby Championship R12 Wrap-Up

2 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...

Preview: Edinburgh v Zebre Parma

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby Not only does Darcy Graham remain the league’s top try scorer with nine, he has also made the joint-most clean breaks (13, = Ryan Conbeer) Most effective in the 20 minutes after...

URC: Stat Storylines Ahead of Round 12

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five things to watch out for in Round 12 of the BKT United Rugby Championship this weekend.   SCRUM SHOWDOWN IN NEWPORT The stats would suggest the scrum is going to be a key area in Friday night’s...

Disciplinary Update: Lorenzo Pani (Zebre Parma)

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Disciplinary process related to Lorenzo Pani's Red Card in the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 11 game against Benetton on Saturday, December 31, 2022 has resulted in a three week suspension.                 After...