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Gregor Townsend undecided on Scotland captain amid Jamie Ritchie fitness battle

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Townsend announced his 39-man squad for the tournament on Tuesday with nobody listed as skipper. Gregor Townsend revealed he is still to decide whether Jamie Ritchie will captain Scotland for the upcoming...

Winners & Losers: Scotland Six Nations Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the Scotland team announcements for Six Nations tournament we look at some of the winners and losers. Winners: First on the list are four players who have received their first call up by Head...

The right time to go – Mark Dodson leaving Scottish Rugby role on his own accord

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mark Dodson has dismissed any notion that criticism of Scottish Rugby’s handling of Siobhan Cattigan’s death played a part in his decision to call time on his near-13-year reign as chief executive. The...

BKT URC stars force their way into Six Nations contention

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first Guinness Six Nations after a World Cup often sees a changing of the guard, with new faces emerging as a fresh four-year cycle begins. This season’s tournament is likely to be another example...

Matthews extends deal with Glasgow Warriors

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Matthews confirmed there was no hesitation in putting pen to paper on a new deal with Glasgow Warriors, after the hooker agreed to extend his stay at Scotstoun until at least the summer of...

Impressive Bonus Point Win Sees Wolfhounds Topple Edinburgh

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The five-try Wolfhounds knocked Edinburgh Rugby off the top of the Celtic Challenge table, with Aoife Wafer touching down twice in a 27-17 bonus point victory for Neill Alcorn’s side. CELTIC...

Attendance Record Broken as BKT URC Sets All-Time High for a Single Round

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another new record has been set by the BKT United Rugby Championship today with the league setting an all-time high for single-round attendance. The 19,703 fans who attended the final game of Round...

Simon Thomas' BKT United Rugby Championship R9 Review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stepping stone success for Ulster   Ulster Rugby skipper Iain Henderson insists there is much more to come from his team following their landmark 22-21 victory away to BKT URC league leaders Leinster...

STAT ATTACK: Duhan van der Metre, Billy Burns brilliance & more from Round 9

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

We've picked out some of the best stats from Round 9 of the BKT United Rugby Championship. EDINBURGH V GLASGOW WARRIORS Duhan van der Merwe made more carry metres than any other player in Round...

Warriors retain 1872 Cup despite loss

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh gained a measure of revenge for last week’s defeat at Scotstoun by snatching a late 19-14 victory over Glasgow Warriors in the BKT United Rugby Championship thanks to a Duhan van der Merwe...