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Seven Things We Learned From The First Seven Rounds In The URC: 2/7

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crowds on the rise What about attendances? Well, the figures show they are up on the corresponding period last season. There’s also been a steady rise as the campaign has progressed, with the last...

Intriguing round 1 clashes in EPCR Challenge Cup

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Challenge Cup gets underway on Friday, featuring nine ties across six countries and including some intriguing clashes on early-season form. ASM Clermont Auvergne’s clash with Edinburgh...

United Rugby Championship Round 7 Wrap Up By Simon Thomas

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

BOX OFFICE WALES HOPEFUL Wales fly-half contender Ioan Lloyd produced a “box office” display in the Scarlets’ 29-23 bonus point victory over Cardiff Rugby at a packed Arms Park.   The...

Home ground advantage to boost SA teams in URC

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The domestic Vodacom United Rugby Championship franchises will be determined to make the most of their home ground advantage once again this weekend and make up some ground on the log when they take the...

World Cup-winning Boks add more sparkle & fizz to the URC

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The one consistent among South Africa’s trio of BKT United Rugby Championship coaches in Jake White, John Plumtree and John Dobson, was the size of their smile in welcoming back their World Cup title-winning...

EPCR Champions & Challenge Cup – Round 1 & 2 appointments announced

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR have announced the match officials for the first two rounds of the Invested Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup. There’s debuts in the top comp for Scotland’s Sam Grove-White and the...

United Rugby Championship Match Officials Announcement Round 7

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 7 fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.   FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1 Munster v Glasgow...

United Rugby Championship Round 6 Wrap-Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A magic fixture and a bumper crowd Leo Cullen says there was something for everyone in a “magic fixture” as his Leinster team beat champions Munster 21-16 at a packed Aviva Stadium. A crowd...

Flanagan: Power of Sharks pivotal

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Dai Flanagan admitted his Dragons had failed to deal with the power of the Hollywoodbets Sharks as the Springbok inspired hosts rattled up a big victory. The Men of Gwent endured a difficult...