Matt Burke rugby player
Matt Burke rugby player

Matt Burke

26th Mar 1973 1.84m/97kg Fullback

On This Day in 2015: McCaw and Carter bow out in World Cup Final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day in 2015, All Blacks legends Riche McCaw Dan Carter played their final test match steering New Zealand to Rugby World Cup glory.   McCaw captained the All Blacks in the final as he ended...

Connacht Rugby confirm departing players

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby can confirm the players who will depart the club at the end of the season.   As previously announced, Ultan Dillane, Sammy Arnold, Abraham Papali’i and Tietie...

James Ramm signs for Northampton Saints

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today announce the signing of Australian wing James Ramm from the NSW Waratahs ahead of the 2022/23 season.   The English-qualified 23-year-old outside back has started 18...

James Lowe scores FOUR to send Leinster into the Champions Cup quarter-finals

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster are through to the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup after a comprehensive 56-20 (82-41 on aggregate) victory over Connacht.   Leo Cullen's charges will face either Leicester Tigers or...

Leinster boosted by two returning Irish Internationals

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Head coach Leo Cullen has named his side to take on Connacht Rugby in the second leg of the Champions Cup Round of 16 tomorrow (KO 5.30pm).   Cullen has made three changes to the side with...

Burke and Porch renew contracts with Connacht

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby are delighted to confirm Matthew Burke and John Porch are the latest players to renew their contracts with the club.Ballinrobe man Matthew Burke came through the Connacht pathway system,...

United Rugby Championship Team Announcement Round 9

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Saturday's Round 9 fixtures of the United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.     TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #CONMUN Bundee...

Everything you need to know about Saturday & Sunday's United Rugby Championship action

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Saturday's and Sunday's Round 3 fixtures of the United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM...

Friday's United Rugby Championship Line Ups

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Friday night's Round 2 fixtures of the United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.     TEAM NEWS HEADLINES #CONvBUL Papali’i...

Shane Delahunt to make 100th appearance in season finale with Ospreys

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Hooker Shane Delahunt will become the latest centurion after he was selected in the starting XV for Connacht’s final Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup clash with Ospreys at The Sportsground tomorrow...