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Sharks fly SA flag on tough weekend of Vodacom URC action

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cell C Sharks were the only South African side to register a victory in a disappointing round of matches for the domestic Vodacom United Rugby Championship teams, but despite this, three of the four...

Anayi: South African Entry Has Strengthened URC & Europe

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s been a pretty eventful eight years since Martin Anayi took over as chief executive of what is now the BKT United Rugby Championship. “It’s eight years and three children for me!”...

Where To Watch URC Round 13

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27   Ulster v DHL Stormers Kingspan Stadium, Belfast – KO 19.35 IRE & UK / 20.35 ITA / 21.35 SA Live on: BBC NI, RTÉ, SuperSport, Viaplay, Premier Sports, Discovery...

Champions Cup Round of 16 Finalised

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh narrowly miss out on a home game in the knock out rounds after beating Saracens. Leinster finish the pool stages as the top seed and will play at 'home' for the rest of the tournament.   Here...

Carr to lead Vodacom Bulls against Lyon

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have made a few changes to personnel in their matchday 23 that will duel French side, Lyon on Friday 20 January 2023, in round 4 of the 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup. The Pool A match...

Coaches Reveal Key To URC Success In Europe

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

So, what’s the secret behind the success of the United Rugby Championship sides in Europe this season? Well, there seems to be a growing consensus that the addition of the South African sides to...

Daly in England squad after Campions Cup hat-trick

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens full-back Elliot Daly, who scored a brilliant hat-trick of tries in Round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup on Saturday, has been included in Steve Borthwick’s first England squad.   Daly...

Champions Cup Round of 16 places secured as pool stage heats up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup produced some exhilarating encounters last weekend as eight teams secured their places in the knockout stage with a game to spare.   Leinster Rugby, Cell...

Sharks ready themselves for vengeful Bordeaux

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby Neil Powell has picked a powerful side to take on Union Bordeaux Bègles in Saturday’s return leg Heineken Champions Cup clash at Hollywoodbets Kings Park.With...

Forshaw and King join Wales senior men’s coaching team

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alex King and Mike Forshaw have been appointed to Warren Gatland’s backroom team as attack coach and defence coach respectively.     They join Jonathan Humphreys (forwards coach)...