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Friend lauds ‘powerful’ Wootton after hat-trick

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby director of rugby Andy Friend hailed Alex Wootton as “a hell of an athlete” after the wing went over for a hat-trick of tries against CA Brive in the EPCR Challenge Cup on...

John Porch signs new two-year deal with Connacht

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Connacht Rugby have confirmed a two-year contract extension for John Porch, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2024/25 season.     A fans’ favourite since joining...

Match Report: Cardiff seal Round of 16 berth with Newcastle drubbing

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Rugby booked their spot in the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16 thanks to a dominant 42-10 home win over Newcastle Falcons at Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday.   Two tries from Owen Lane...

Match Report: Wootton hat-trick as Connacht bag Round of 16 spot

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alex Wootton scored a hat-trick of tries as Connacht Rugby sealed their place in the EPCR Challenge Cup knockout stage with a 61-5 thrashing of CA Brive at The Sportsground on Saturday.   The...

Tough task for Newcastle at Pool A leaders Cardiff

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top meets bottom in Pool A as high-flying Cardiff Rugby prepare to host struggling Newcastle Falcons in Round 3 of the EPCR Challenge Cup on Sunday.   Cardiff have taken maximum points from...

Forshaw and King join Wales senior men’s coaching team

2 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)...

Mossy Lawler to join Munster as Skills Coach

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed that Mossy Lawler will join the province at the beginning of the 2023/24 season as Skills Coach.   A former Munster player, Mossy will return to the...

Leo Cullen with Leinster's injury update

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of Saturday’s game in the Heineken Champions Cup away to Gloucester (KO: 1pm – live on BT Sport). Johnny Sexton, Tadhg Furlong and Charlie Ngatai...

United Rugby Championship R12 Wrap-Up

2 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...