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URC: Ulster up for Connacht challenge

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster halted a three-match losing run when they saw off Top 14 leader Racing92 in their Champions Cup game in Belfast. Defence coach Jonny Bell believes the province must carry the confidence...

Seven Things We Learned From The First Seven Rounds In The URC: 7/7

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maul matters The driving lineout maul continues to be a major attacking weapon and so hard to stop. Few teams employ it to better effect than Glasgow Warriors who have scored tries from that rolling...

URC Round 8 Match Officials

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 8 Christmas derby fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.   FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22   Glasgow...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 2

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round two of the Champions Cup is complete with six games finishing with seven or less points splitting the sides. Away wins for Glasgow, Bath, Toulouse and Leicester in the competition with Toulouse the...

European Rugby: A look at how the Premiership sides fair going into the weekend

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A weekend of tantalizing European action is in store as all ten Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides continue their Investec Champions Cup and Challenge Cup campaigns. A drama-filled opening round set the...

Glasgow Warriors team update

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the club’s trip to Bayonne in the Investec Champions Cup, Glasgow Warriors can provide the following squad update: Jack Dempsey has undergone surgery on a facial injury...

Match Preview: Bath Rugby vs Ulster

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster kick off their Investec Champions' Cup campaign with a Round 1 away trip to English Premiership side, Bath Rugby, at The Rec Stadium. Ulster hope to get their European campaign off to a positive...

Fixtures and Team Names for Celtic Challenge Announced

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The fixtures and team names have been announced for the Celtic Challenge tournament, a cross-border club competition between the IRFU, Scottish Rugby and the WRU, will kick off on Friday, 29 December...

United Rugby Championship Round 7 Wrap Up By Simon Thomas

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

BOX OFFICE WALES HOPEFUL Wales fly-half contender Ioan Lloyd produced a “box office” display in the Scarlets’ 29-23 bonus point victory over Cardiff Rugby at a packed Arms Park.   The...

Ulster squad update

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ulster Rugby Medical Performance team has issued a squad update ahead of Saturday's United Rugby Championship Round 7 fixture against Edinburgh Rugby at Kingspan Stadium. Iain Henderson...