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Ireland star Gordon D’Arcy on Leinster’s double trouble

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland star Gordon D’Arcy says it is taking an “enormous effort” for Leinster Rugby to be competing for silverware on two fronts.   The Dublin-based outfit are the only...

Munster ready for Pretoria assignment

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Munster side has been named for Saturday’s URC Round 14 clash against Vodacom Bulls at Loftus Versfeld (4.05pm Irish time/5.05pm local, live on RTÉ). There are six personnel changes and...

Scarlets great Ken Owens to retire from rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former club captain and one of the Scarlets’ all-time greats, Ken Owens, has announced his retirement from rugby. The 37-year-old hooker will be remembered as one of the finest players to pull on...

Champions Cup: When two English clubs made the semis

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

When Northampton Saints followed Harlequins into the Investec Champions Cup semi-finals last weekend, it was only the sixth time there have been two English clubs in the last four of EPCR ‘s elite...

Three changes to Saints’ side to face the Bulls

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Phil Dowson makes three changes to his Northampton Saints side as they head into the Investec Champions Cup quarter-finals on Saturday (13 April, kick-off: 8pm), when the Vodacom Bulls visit cinch Stadium...

Updated Team News | Munster Side To Face Northampton

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Munster squad has been named for Sunday’s Investec Champions Cup Round of 16 clash away to Northampton Saints (12.30pm, live on TNT Sports & ITV). Update: An appeal hearing took place...

Disciplinary Decision - John Ryan Appeal

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby's John Ryan will miss three games after an Appeal Panel upheld the original Disciplinary Panel decision following an appeal by Munster Rugby.   In the Round 13 BKT United Rugby Championship...

Jeremy Loughman Set For 100th Appearance

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sunday’s Investec Champions Cup Round-of-16 clash with Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens will see Jeremy Loughman make his 100th appearance for Munster after joining the province in...

EPCR round of 16 referee appointments

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the knockout stages of European club rugby set to further intensify this weekend, EPCR can announce the referee appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg fixtures as well as...