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Home ground advantage counts in Round 8 of the URC

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a weekend of success for the home sides in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship, with three of the four South African sides victorious, until Cardiff upset the apple cart in Durban in the last...

R8 Wrap of United Rugby Championship

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

CARDIFF STUN THE SHARKS IN HISTORIC DURBAN VICTORY   Cardiff became the first Welsh team to win a United Rugby Championship match in South Africa as they recorded a stunning 35-0 bonus point victory...

Young’s Cardiff Intent on Making a Statement in South Africa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Rugby boss Dai Young says it will need a nine out of 10 performance from his team to claim a statement BKT United Rugby Championship victory out in South Africa.   The Arms Park side take...

South Africa is a great place to make a statement - Dai Young

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Rugby arrived in South Africa on Wednesday and Dai Young insists they have the perfect opportunity to make a statement in the BKT United Rugby Championship.   The Blue and Blacks resume...

Scarlets welcome back a number of players to face Stormers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets welcome back a number of players from injury and suspension for the resumption of the BKT United Rugby Championship against the DHL Stormers in Cape Town on Friday.     The experienced...

Bobby Skinstad Backs Dragons to Cause a Surprise in South Africa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springboks captain Bobby Skinstad believes the Welsh team he once played for have the best chance of claiming a landmark South African scalp in the United Rugby Championship this weekend.   The...

Jacques du Toit Back Facing South African Opposition Sooner Than He Thought

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

When Jacques du Toit left the Cheetahs to join Bath last year, little could he have known he would be back facing South African opposition so soon. But that’s the way it’s worked out following...

O'Connor Heads Back To South Africa A Different Player After Unreal Experience

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harri O’Connor will head back to South Africa next week having benefited hugely from his “unreal” experience out there this summer. The uncapped tighthead prop was a surprise call-up...

From URC Turnover King To Wales Supersub As The Plaudits Keep On Coming For Morgan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the reigning BKT URC Turnover King, Wales supersub Jac Morgan is ideally qualified to comment on the toughest breakdown opponents in the league.   It just so happens they are waiting round the...

12 Springboks named in South Africa A squad to face Bristol Bears

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  South Africa ‘A’ head coach Mzwandile Stick made five changes to his starting team to face the Bristol Bears at Ashton Gate Stadium on Thursday, which includes Sacha Feinberg-Mngomezulu...