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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...

Connacht: Return of Hansen among six changes for Benetton clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mack Hansen has recovered from injury that he picked up on Ireland duty to line out for Connacht in tomorrow’s BKT URC meeting with Benetton at The Sportsground (k/o 3.15pm).     His...

Return of Ulster captain Iain Henderson hailed as huge boost ahead of top-of-the-table clash with Leinster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster captain Henderson made his first appearance of the season last weekend as a replacement in a 36-15 victory over Zebre, having recovered from the knee injury he picked up during training on Ireland’s...

Another round of “SA v Wales” in the Vodacom URC

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The weekend’s exciting Vodacom United Rugby Championship ninth round action once more will see all four South African sides hosting Welsh opposition, starting with Friday evening’s clash in...

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...

Connacht internationals return for Munster interpro in Limerick

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six Connacht players who were with the Ireland squad in November have come into the starting lineup for tomorrow’s interpro with Munster in Limerick (k/o 7.35pm).     Dave Heffernan,...