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2023 EPCR Player of the Year award – nominees announced

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following another series of impressive performances during the Champions Cup pool stage, the current EPCR Player of the Year, Leinster Rugby’s Josh van der Flier, is again a contender for one of...

Van der Flier among Champions Cup’s top scorers

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the conclusion of the Heineken Champions Cup pool stage and ahead of the Round of 16, we take a look at which players are currently heading the scoring charts.   Points – Antoine...

Tom Stewart Joins Ireland Squad in Portugal as Wales Prep Intensifies

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Tom Stewart has joined the Ireland squad in Quinta do Lago to provide additional cover following a hamstring issue picked up by Ronan Kelleher. Kelleher will be managed by...

URC - Round 13 Wrap Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

THE SECRET TO SMITH’S SUCCESS Franco Smith continues to work his magic with Glasgow Warriors who extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to nine matches with a 42-28 bonus point victory...

Leinster welcome Cardiff to the RDS

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

One stat that jumps out at you ahead of Saturday evening’s showdown at the RDS is that Leinster have made the most entries to the 22 this season (127) and their guests Cardiff the fewest (73). The...

Williams draws level with Cardiff great

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lloyd Williams will move level with Taufa’ao Filise’s appearance record as Cardiff travel to Leinster for the final United Rugby Championship clash before the international break.   Tongan...

Connacht Rugby: New two-year deal for Sam Illo

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tighthead prop Sam Illo has renewed his contract for another two years, keeping him at Connacht Rugby until at least 2025.   Illo joined Connacht from Leinster in 2021 and has so far made 7 appearances....

Connacht announces two-year contract for David Hawkshaw

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exciting 10-12 David Hawkshaw has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him at Connacht until the end of the 2024/25 season.  Hawkshaw joined from Leinster last summer and has made a major impact in...

New two-year deal for David Hawkshaw

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exciting 10-12 David Hawkshaw has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him at Connacht until the end of the 2024/25 season.   Hawkshaw joined from Leinster last summer and has made a major impact...