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

1 day 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:...

EVERY GAME COUNTS: Jeopardy for Ospreys, Big Benetton test & more

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The BKT United Rugby Championship returns this weekend and with just SEVEN points separating second and ninth place in the table – EVERY GAME COUNTS more than ever. Round 11 of the championship...

Italian rugby clearly benefitting from URC exposure

1 day 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...

Irish inconsistency helps South African challenge

1 day 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...

Stars missing in Argentina squad

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

31 players made the roster. Felipe Contepomi’s first selection as the man in charge of Los Pumas is close to that of the roster which competed at Rugby World Cup 2023. All but one...

URC Round 11 Match Officials & Broadcasters

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The appointments for the United Rugby Championship fixtures in Round 11 have been confirmed and are available alongside the TV listings below. FRIDAY, MARCH 1 Edinburgh Rugby v Ospreys Hive Stadium,...

Osborne and Byrne fully fit and available for trip to Wales

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby Head Coach Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of Saturday's BKT United Rugby Championship Round 11 clash against Cardiff Rugby in the Cardiff Arms Park (KO: 7.35pm - live on RTÉ2...

A new breed of Italian rugby: The Origins of Manuel Zuliani

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Located in Northern Italy, the town of Castelfranco Veneto is largely known for its magnificent medieval castle whose walls stretch around the Old Town centre. It is also the birthplace of one of Italy’s...

Leinster team named to face Saracens in Friendly

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nine players who featured against Benetton are named in the starting lineup The Leinster Rugby team, proudly sponsored by Bank of Ireland, to take on Saracens in a Friendly in the StoneX Stadium tomorrow...

DHL Stormers can clinch SA Shield in Pretoria

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

With just two points separating the log leaders from Cape Town and the second-placed Northern Gautengers, it is impossible to underplay the significance to the destination of the South African Shield of...