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Ken Owens to lead Scarlets for New Year’s clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and British & Irish Lions hooker Ken Owens takes over the captain’s armband for the Scarlets’ New Year’s Day BKT United Rugby Championship round 11 clash with Dragons RFC at...

Rising through the ranks and playing for the British & Irish Lions! | Origins with Ken Owens

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and Scarlets veteran Ken Owens runs us through his journey from Carmarthen Athletic to breaking into the Welsh squad at the 2011 World Cup and finally to being selected 2017 ans 2021 British &...

Squad Update | Munster Begin Preparations For Leinster Clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Munster squad started their preparations at the HPC today (Tuesday) ahead of the Interpro derby against Leinster on St Stephen’s Day at a sold-out Thomond Park (7.35pm).   The majority...

Wales New Boy Costelow Shines Brightly For Scarlets

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s been a momentous few weeks in the rugby life of young Sam Costelow. His fine early season form in the BKT United Rugby Championship saw the Scarlets fly-half named in Wales’ squad...

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...

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...

Four from four for SA teams over Welsh opposition

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a perfect round for the four South African teams in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship as the competition reached the halfway stage, with the local teams proving too strong for their Welsh visitors...

Scarlets Stepper Ryan Conbeer Takes Inspiration From His Idol Shane Williams

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

When Ryan Conbeer reveals his role model is Shane Williams, it all starts to make sense in terms of the way he plays the game.   The young Scarlets winger has been lighting up the BKT United Rugby...