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Murphy Names Ireland Squad For U20 Summer Series

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Richie Murphy has named his Ireland U20s Squad for the upcoming U20 Summer Series in Italy.     Murphy has selected a travelling panel of 31 players...

Farrell scoffs at worries of Ireland wilting against All Black physicality

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland boss Andy Farrell has brushed off concerns that Ireland will wilt in the face of the intense physicality which the All Blacks will bring to the field of play when they meet next month for their...

A look at the five uncapped players in the Ireland squad

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland boss Andy Farrell has named his squad to tour New Zealand next month and has included five uncapped names among his troops, representing three of the four provinces.    The Leinster...

Leo Cullen Crowned URC's Coach of the Season

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster boss collects the URC's Coach of the Season award after leading his side to victory in the Irish Shield and the top of the overall United Rugby Championship standings at the end of the regular...

Five uncapped players included in Ireland's 40-man squad for New Zealand tour

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland Head Coach Andy Farrell has named an extended 40-player squad for the five game Tour of New Zealand this summer.     Johnny Sexton will captain the squad in what...

2022/23 EPCR tournament formats and qualifiers confirmed

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the landmark announcement of the inclusion of the leading South African clubs in its tournaments, EPCR is pleased to confirm the formats and qualifiers for next season’s expanded Heineken...

URC's Vodacom Fans' Player Of The Season Winner

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Evan Roos has added a third prize of the inaugural United Rugby Championship Awards to his personal haul after being voted Vodacom Fans’ Player of the Season.   The DHL Stormers number eight...

Munster Rugby Departing Players Confirmed

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the conclusion of the 2021/22 season, Munster Rugby can confirm the full list of players who will depart the province this month.     It was announced earlier this year that Chris...

Springbok hopeful Evan Roos Named URC Next Gen Star Of The Season

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stormers' star back-rower Evan Roos has been named as the 2021/22 United Rugby Championship URC Next Gen Star Of The Season.   "It is a huge honour to get this award, I am so grateful...

The infectious culture of Leinster

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok prop BJ Botha played 58 matches for Ulster and 111 for Munster between 2008 and 2016. He gives the URC a breakdown of just what makes the Irish giants Leinster so special and difficult...