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Champions Cup and Challenge Cup TV deals confirmed in UK and Ireland

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup are set for a major viewership boost with the announcement that BT Sport, as well as ITV, RTÉ and S4C, have all agreed multi-year partnerships for the new broadcast...

Wayne Barnes to set new Test record this November

2 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes is set to make history when he takes charge of his 100th and 101st tests during the November international window.   Barnes, who made his debut in Fiji in June 2006,...

United Rugby Championship Match Officials And Broadcasters For Round 4

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the United Rugby Championship Round 4 fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.     FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7   Connacht...

Leader Louw Has Found His Place in the Pride

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

A gutsy decision to swap the seaspray of Durban for the inner-city of Doornfontein (Johannesburg) has seen Marius Louw pounce on an opportunity to star for the Emirates Lions in the BKT...

Munster Squad Update | Team News Ahead of First Interpro

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Munster squad began their training week on Monday ahead of Friday night’s BKT URC Round Interpro derby against Connacht in Galway (7.35pm, live on TG4, Premier Sports, SuperSport, Discovery +...

Glasgow Warriors bolster front-row options with double deal

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have bolstered their front-row options ahead of this weekend’s United Rugby Championship clash with the Bulls at Scotstoun, after prop Lucio Sordoni and hooker Gregor Hiddleston...

Stormers 28-man touring squad to depart Cape Town

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

A 28-man Stormers squad will depart Cape Town tonight to commence a three-match tour of Wales and Italy.    The Stormers have started their campaign well with home victories over Connacht and...

Where To Watch This Weekend's URC Action

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

WHERE TO WATCH THIS WEEKEND'S UNITED RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP ACTION.   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7   Connacht v Munster The Sportsground, Galway – KO 19.35 IRE & UK / 20.35 ITA & SA Live...

England summer fixtures announced

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England will play two home fixtures at Twickenham Stadium next summer as part of their preparation for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.    Eddie Jones’ side will host Wales at Twickenham on...

Springboks to face Wales in RWC warm-up match

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will line up against Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday, 19 August 2023, in preparation for their Rugby World Cup defence, which kicks off a few weeks...