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Sharks take an almost unchanged line-up to face Leinster

2 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks take an almost unchanged line-up into Saturday’s United Rugby Championship clash against Leinster, as they look to finish their three match European tour on a high.   It’s...

South African teams aim high on foreign soil

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The South African United Rugby Championship teams will aim high in round four of the competition this weekend as all four teams look to build on their winning momentum on tour in the Northern Hemisphere,...

United Rugby Championship Round 4 Team Announcements

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Friday's Round 4 fixtures of the BKT United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #CONvMUN Jack...

Lions make two changes for Edinburgh clash

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions have made one alteration each to their starting pack and backline for Friday’s United Rugby Championship match against Edinburgh.     In the only change to the pack, Ruan Venter...

Los Pumas star Boffelli returns for Lions clash

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentine international Emiliano Boffelli returns to Edinburgh Rugby’s starting line-up for tomorrow night’s United Rugby Championship match against Emirates Lions at DAM Health Stadium...

Munster make four changes, Carbery and Murray start

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Munster team to face Connacht in round 4 of the United Rugby Championship at the Sportsground on Friday night has been named (7.35pm, live on TG4 & Premier Sports).     There...

Jack Carty starts on his Connacht return against Munster

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Captain Jack Carty will make his first appearance of the season in tomorrow’s historic United Rugby Championship interpro against Munster at The Sportsground (k/o 19:35).   The fly-half...

Power-pack Matanzima charges Bulls bench

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Prop Simphiwe Matanzima has starred as a super-sub for the Bulls but the 25-year-old's left shoulder is primed to carry the hit as a starter in the United Rugby Championship.     Born...

All eyes on pocket-rocket Abrahams

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks speedster Thaakir Abrahams has shown opponents in the United Rugby Championship that what he lacks in size he more than makes up for in heart, pace and guile.   The Cape-born pocket rocket,...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup TV deals confirmed in UK and Ireland

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup are set for a major viewership boost with the announcement that BT Sport, as well as ITV, RTÉ and S4C, have all agreed multi-year partnerships for the new broadcast...