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URC Round 13 Review

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

League leaders Leinster make big statement After two trophy-less seasons, no-one in the Leinster Rugby camp will be getting carried away, but they certainly made an emphatic statement in their top-of-the-table...

URC Round 13 Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby v Connacht Rugby, Saturday, 1pm   A meeting of two teams just on the edge of the play-off zone, with tenth taking on ninth, so there’s much at stake.   Both sides will...

The “old school” Scotsman making his mark in west Wales

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alex Craig is an “old school” rugby player enjoying a new lease of life.   The second row’s move to the Scarlets has seen him secure a return to the Scotland squad, with his fine...

URC Round 12 Review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

South African cleansweep   There were victories for all four South African sides, with the Emirates Lions’ 38-14 bonus point win away to Connacht arguably the result of the round.   Not...

URC Round 12 Preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ospreys v Munster Rugby, Friday 7.35pm Opposing coaches Toby Booth and Graham Rowntree have been singing each other’s praises ahead of this crucial Swansea showdown between two play-off contenders. Their...

EVERY GAME COUNTS: Jeopardy, probability, business end & more

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The BKT United Rugby Championship returns this weekend and with just FIVE points separating 4th and 11th place in the table – EVERY GAME COUNTS more than ever.   Round 12 of the championship...

EPCR round of 16 referee appointments

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the knockout stages of European club rugby set to further intensify this weekend, EPCR can announce the referee appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg fixtures as well as...

URC Officials for Round 12

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

FRIDAY, MARCH 22   Glasgow Warriors v Cardiff Rugby Scotstoun Stadium, Glasgow  – KO 19.35 IRE & UK / 20.35 ITA / 21.35 SA Referee: Frank Murphy (IRFU, 82nd league game) AR 1:...

URC Round 11 Review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster leading the way again League leaders Leinster are looking to learn the lessons from last season as they set their sights on their first silverware in three years. Leo Cullen’s team top...