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Kitshoff leads the Stormers in Clermont-Ferrand

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steven Kitshoff will captain the DHL Stormers in their historic Heineken Champions Cup debut match against ASM Clermont Auvergne at the Stade Marcel Michelin on Saturday. Kitshoff will...

Match Preview: Stormers begin hunt for EPCR glory with French test

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stormers make their Heineken Champions Cup debut at ASM Clermont Auvergne on Saturday, looking to add EPCR’s prestige title to their maiden United Rugby Championship trophy from last season.   John...

Match Preview: Gloucester make Heineken Champions Cup return against Bordeaux

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester Rugby return to the Heineken Champions Cup on Saturday as they welcome Union Bordeaux-Bègles to Kingsholm Stadium on Saturday.   Gloucester, who sit fourth in the Gallagher...

South African teams break new ground in Europe

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five South African franchises will enter new rugby territory on Saturday when the take the field in the opening round of the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup competitions in a watershed moment...

JJ Hanrahan urges Dragons to start on front foot

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons fly-half JJ Hanrahan has urged the Welsh side to attack from the start in their EPCR Challenge Cup Round 1 tie against Emirates Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.   The Irishman doesn’t...

Nominees Announced for URC Unity Awards

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The nominees have been announced for the inaugural United Rugby Championship Unity Awards which recognise the great work done by players and teams within their communities and for charitable causes.     The...

Will Rowlands to leave Dragons

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons RFC can confirm that Wales international second row Will Rowlands will leave the club at the end of the current season.   The 31-year-old, who joined the Men of Gwent ahead of the 21/22...

Life at the Dragons is Proving Home From Home for Irish Wanderer

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

For much-travelled Irishman JJ Hanrahan, the Dragons is proving to be a real home from home. The 30-year-old utility back came on board from French club Clermont Auvergne over the summer and has helped...

United Rugby Championship R9 Weekend Wrap

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

LEINSTER WIN TOP-OF-TABLE CLASH DESPITE RED CARD Leinster made it nine wins out of nine in the BKT United Rugby Championship with a 38-29 victory in their top-of-the-table clash with Ulster despite being...

Four from four for SA teams over Welsh opposition

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a perfect round for the four South African teams in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship as the competition reached the halfway stage, with the local teams proving too strong for their Welsh visitors...