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Flanagan: Gonzalo on comeback trial

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons Head Coach Dai Flanagan has revealed Argentine scrum half Gonzalo Bertranou is closing in on a playing return – but could be set to miss the festive fixtures.   Bertranou, 28,...

John Cooney and Dragons RFC Named As First-Ever Winners of United Rugby Championship Unity Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster’s John Cooney and Dragons RFC can today be revealed as the first winners of the new URC Unity Awards. Ulster Rugby scrum-half Cooney picks up the The Difference Maker Award, while Dragons...

Flanagan Forging Depth Among Tight Dragons Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons RFC coach Dai Flanagan has been handed some welcome headaches as he looks towards the BKT United Rugby Championship festive derbies. During an extended three week stay in South Africa, he gave...

Challenge Cup back with a bang

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Challenge Cup returned this weekend and Emirates Lions’ pulsating 31-31 draw with Dragons RFC was one of a series of enthralling Round 1 clashes.   There were four tries apiece...

Positive start for SA’s sides in European debut

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The five South African teams that made their debuts in the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup on Saturday got a pass mark on the opening weekend of the two European competitions, with the Cell...

South African teams break new ground in Europe

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five South African franchises will enter new rugby territory on Saturday when the take the field in the opening round of the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup competitions in a watershed moment...

JJ Hanrahan urges Dragons to start on front foot

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons fly-half JJ Hanrahan has urged the Welsh side to attack from the start in their EPCR Challenge Cup Round 1 tie against Emirates Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.   The Irishman doesn’t...

Nominees Announced for URC Unity Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The nominees have been announced for the inaugural United Rugby Championship Unity Awards which recognise the great work done by players and teams within their communities and for charitable causes.     The...

Life at the Dragons is Proving Home From Home for Irish Wanderer

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

For much-travelled Irishman JJ Hanrahan, the Dragons is proving to be a real home from home. The 30-year-old utility back came on board from French club Clermont Auvergne over the summer and has helped...

United Rugby Championship R9 Weekend Wrap

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

LEINSTER WIN TOP-OF-TABLE CLASH DESPITE RED CARD Leinster made it nine wins out of nine in the BKT United Rugby Championship with a 38-29 victory in their top-of-the-table clash with Ulster despite being...