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Ulster ready for Dragons in Origin Round at Kingspan Stadium

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Assistant Coach, Dan Soper, has named the Ulster team to take on Dragons RFC at Kingspan Stadium in Round 11 of the BKT United Rugby Championship (KO 7 35pm). The province returns to URC action...

Westy and Taylor start as Bash is back for Dragons

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

New loan signing Harry Taylor, Wales international Taine Basham and Joe Westwood all start as Dragons RFC face Ulster Rugby in the BKT United Rugby Championship on Saturday evening (kick-off 7.35pm). Wales...

Jordan Larmour is to make his 100th Leinster appearance, in Cardiff

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster Rugby team, proudly sponsored by Bank of Ireland, to take on Cardiff Rugby the BKT United Rugby Championship tomorrow evening in Cardiff Arms Park has been named by Head Coach Leo Cullen (KO:...

Turnbull leads Cardiff on 200th appearance

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh Turnbull returns to captain Cardiff on his 200th competitive appearance for the club. The Blue and Blacks make three changes for the visit of BKT United Rugby Championship leaders Leinster to the...

Italian rugby clearly benefitting from URC exposure

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton currently sit second on the United Rugby Championship table. Springbok legend Jean de Villiers believes it’s no coincidence that the rise in Benetton Rugby’s performances in...

URC Origins: Cardiff star Ellis Bevan doing his bit for the grassroots game

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The URC Origin Rounds are firmly focussed on supporting the grassroots game and Cardiff Rugby’s Ellis Bevan is certainly doing just that. The Arms Park scrum-half has taken up a role as an assistant...

Irish inconsistency helps South African challenge

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Vodacom Bulls coach Jake White was unequivocal ahead of his team’s massive Vodacom United Rugby Championship derby against the DHL Stormers about the mission his men face – he wants them to...

Italy U20 announce squad to face Scotland U20 in Treviso

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

27 players have been called up to the Italy Under 20 national team in the build up to the fourth round of the Six Nations, scheduled for Friday 8 March in a Municipal Stadium in Monigo. After last Friday's...

Tom Litchfield extends stay at Northampton Saints

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tom Litchfield has committed his future to Northampton Saints, with the Club today confirming that the centre has signed a new deal to remain at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens. The Bedford-born...

Meet Chris Dean: The Scottish centre stalwart with fond memories of his grassroots days

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

For Edinburgh stalwart Chris Dean, it all began at a grassroots club with a proud history of producing quality players for Scottish rugby. Dean first took up the sport at his home town team of North Berwick...