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John Cooney and Dragons RFC Named As First-Ever Winners of United Rugby Championship Unity Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster’s John Cooney and Dragons RFC can today be revealed as the first winners of the new URC Unity Awards. Ulster Rugby scrum-half Cooney picks up the The Difference Maker Award, while Dragons...

URC Points Machine Evans Hailed As One Of The Best Attacking 10s In The Game

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jarrod Evans has scored more points than any other Welshman in the BKT United Rugby Championship this season and there are few more dangerous players with ball-in-hand in the competition. Yet the Cardiff...

South African clubs help Champions Cup kick off in style

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022/23 Champions Cup began in superb fashion this weekend as the three debuting South African clubs immediately made their mark in Round 1.   Vodacom Bulls and Lyon produced arguably...

Champions Cup Team of the Week: Round 1

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A Thrilling weekend of Champions Cup rugby comes to an end with the opening round of the 2022/23 season closing off with an away win for Leicester Tigers at the expence of Ospreys.                                                                                                   History...

South African teams break new ground in Europe

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five South African franchises will enter new rugby territory on Saturday when the take the field in the opening round of the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup competitions in a watershed moment...

Nominees Announced for URC Unity Awards

1 month 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...

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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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...