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Match Preview: Leinster vs Ulster

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look ahead to Ulster's first match of 2024, as Dan McFarland's side face a trip to the RDS Arena to take on Leinster Rugby in Round 9 of the BKT United Rugby Championship. Ulster hope to...

United Rugby Championship Match Official Announcement Round 9

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match official appointments of the United Rugby Championship Round 9 derbies have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.   SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30   Benetton...

United Rugby Championship Stats Round 8

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an exciting weekend of the United Rugby Championship, URC StatMaster has identified the top players from R8 along with the overall top team and player performances from the league so far. Carries:...

Leinster name their side to face Munster on Tuesday

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Garry Ringrose captains the team, in a lineup that sees seven of the players who started last month’s win between the two sides in Aviva Stadium feature once more. Hugo Keenan, Jordan Larmour and...

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

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maul matters The driving lineout maul continues to be a major attacking weapon and so hard to stop. Few teams employ it to better effect than Glasgow Warriors who have scored tries from that rolling...

URC Round 8 Match Officials

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 8 Christmas derby fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.   FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22   Glasgow...

Seven Things We Learned From The First Seven Rounds: 1/7

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s wide open! The hugely competitive nature of the BKT URC this season is illustrated by the fact there have been new league leaders after every round of matches, with five different sides occupying...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 2

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round two of the Champions Cup is complete with six games finishing with seven or less points splitting the sides. Away wins for Glasgow, Bath, Toulouse and Leicester in the competition with Toulouse the...

Slade secures Exeter comeback over Munster

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A late try from centre Henry Slade secured a comeback bonus-point 32-24 win for Exeter Chiefs over Munster Rugby in the Investec Champions Cup. Exeter Chiefs were down 19-10 at the break...

Champions Cup preview: battle for survival in the pool of death

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s not just the DHL Stormers who are under pressure as they go out this weekend to get themselves on track in their quest for a Champions Cup Round of 16 spot. The Cape Town side is in what...