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Forshaw and King join Wales senior men’s coaching team

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alex King and Mike Forshaw have been appointed to Warren Gatland’s backroom team as attack coach and defence coach respectively.     They join Jonathan Humphreys (forwards coach)...

URC Round 6 Rescheduled Fixtures to take place next month

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship can confirm that the Round 6 fixtures that were postponed in October will now take place at the end of next month.   Those games, the Sharks v Ulster and Lions...

United Rugby Championship R12 Wrap-Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

GLASGOW SEE OFF THE CHAMPIONS AS LEINSTER SURVIVE SCARE   A second try of the match from Argentine wing Sebastián Cancelliere in the final play secured a bonus point 24-17 victory for Glasgow...

Preview: Dragons v Bulls

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons RFC Props Chris Coleman and Aki Seiuli are the two most heavily penalised players in the league, with penalty counts of 16 and 14 respectively. The Dragons have the lowest scrum success in the...

URC: Stat Storylines Ahead of Round 12

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five things to watch out for in Round 12 of the BKT United Rugby Championship this weekend.   SCRUM SHOWDOWN IN NEWPORT The stats would suggest the scrum is going to be a key area in Friday night’s...

Fans Turn Up In Record Numbers As URC Makes History

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

History was made as the overall attendance record for a single round in the BKT United Rugby Championship was broken in Round 11 with over 123,000 fans packing into stadiums across both hemispheres.     The...

South Africa's proudest rivalry to play out under the URC banner

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Friday evening will see arguably the greatest South African rivalries play out in the heat of the Cape Town summer; the old North vs South derby or, in more modern terms, Stormers vs Bulls.   The...

United Rugby Championship Team Announcements Round 10

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

#SHAvLIO Cell C Sharks Thomas du Toit shifts over to the loosehead side Reinhard Nothnagel returns to Emirates Lions starting XV #STOvBUL BJ Dixon makes his first start of the season at...

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...

Boks lead SA Rugby Awards nominations for 2022

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three experienced Springboks – Lukhanyo Am, Eben Etzebeth and Siya Kolisi – were nominated for the coveted SA Rugby Player of the Year Award for 2022 for a second year running and will be up...