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Nominees Announced for URC Unity Awards

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The nominees have been announced for the inaugural United Rugby Championship Unity Awards which recognise the great work done by players and teams within their communities and for charitable causes.     The...

Life at the Dragons is Proving Home From Home for Irish Wanderer

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

For much-travelled Irishman JJ Hanrahan, the Dragons is proving to be a real home from home. The 30-year-old utility back came on board from French club Clermont Auvergne over the summer and has helped...

Springboks Star Says South African Teams Will Take European Rugby to a New Level

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springboks star Handre Pollard believes the South African teams will take the Champions Cup to “a completely different level”, just as they have done with the United Rugby Championship.   Pollard’s...

United Rugby Championship R9 Weekend Wrap

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

LEINSTER WIN TOP-OF-TABLE CLASH DESPITE RED CARD Leinster made it nine wins out of nine in the BKT United Rugby Championship with a 38-29 victory in their top-of-the-table clash with Ulster despite being...

Four from four for SA teams over Welsh opposition

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a perfect round for the four South African teams in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship as the competition reached the halfway stage, with the local teams proving too strong for their Welsh visitors...

Sir Gareth Edwards Wary of Backlash in South Africa

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dai Young’s Cardiff sent shockwaves through the competition when they romped to a 35-0 victory over the Cell C Sharks in Durban last weekend.   It was a display that delighted scrum-half legend...

Scarlets Stepper Ryan Conbeer Takes Inspiration From His Idol Shane Williams

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

When Ryan Conbeer reveals his role model is Shane Williams, it all starts to make sense in terms of the way he plays the game.   The young Scarlets winger has been lighting up the BKT United Rugby...

Robshaw convinced Jones is right man to lead England and makes Southgate comparison

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chris Robshaw is convinced Eddie Jones remains the right person to lead England at next year's Rugby World Cup and drew comparisons to Gareth Southgate's success in football.   The Australian endured...

MOMENT'S APPLAUSE FOR DODDIE WEIR AT ALL BKT URC GAMES IN R9

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A moment’s applause will occur ahead of all games in the United Rugby Championship this weekend to mark the passing of Doddie Weir.Weir, who played for the Border Reivers in the early days of the...