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Tom Stewart Joins Ireland Squad in Portugal as Wales Prep Intensifies

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Tom Stewart has joined the Ireland squad in Quinta do Lago to provide additional cover following a hamstring issue picked up by Ronan Kelleher. Kelleher will be managed by...

URC - Round 13 Wrap Up

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

THE SECRET TO SMITH’S SUCCESS Franco Smith continues to work his magic with Glasgow Warriors who extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to nine matches with a 42-28 bonus point victory...

Leinster welcome Cardiff to the RDS

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

One stat that jumps out at you ahead of Saturday evening’s showdown at the RDS is that Leinster have made the most entries to the 22 this season (127) and their guests Cardiff the fewest (73). The...

Williams draws level with Cardiff great

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lloyd Williams will move level with Taufa’ao Filise’s appearance record as Cardiff travel to Leinster for the final United Rugby Championship clash before the international break.   Tongan...

Connacht Rugby: New two-year deal for Sam Illo

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tighthead prop Sam Illo has renewed his contract for another two years, keeping him at Connacht Rugby until at least 2025.   Illo joined Connacht from Leinster in 2021 and has so far made 7 appearances....

Connacht announces two-year contract for David Hawkshaw

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exciting 10-12 David Hawkshaw has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him at Connacht until the end of the 2024/25 season.  Hawkshaw joined from Leinster last summer and has made a major impact in...

New two-year deal for David Hawkshaw

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exciting 10-12 David Hawkshaw has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him at Connacht until the end of the 2024/25 season.   Hawkshaw joined from Leinster last summer and has made a major impact...

Anayi: South African Entry Has Strengthened URC & Europe

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s been a pretty eventful eight years since Martin Anayi took over as chief executive of what is now the BKT United Rugby Championship. “It’s eight years and three children for me!”...

The URC Propping Pals Brewing Up For Business Success

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

When propping pals Dillon Lewis and Brad Thyer were looking for a business venture together, they drew inspiration from their Cardiff Rugby teammates. Some five years on, it’s proved to have been...