Untitleddesign

United Rugby Championship Round 7 Wrap Up By Simon Thomas

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

BOX OFFICE WALES HOPEFUL Wales fly-half contender Ioan Lloyd produced a “box office” display in the Scarlets’ 29-23 bonus point victory over Cardiff Rugby at a packed Arms Park.   The...

Home ground advantage to boost SA teams in URC

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The domestic Vodacom United Rugby Championship franchises will be determined to make the most of their home ground advantage once again this weekend and make up some ground on the log when they take the...

EPCR Champions & Challenge Cup – Round 1 & 2 appointments announced

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR have announced the match officials for the first two rounds of the Invested Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup. There’s debuts in the top comp for Scotland’s Sam Grove-White and the...

Dejected Dobson Says URC Is Tougher Than Ever

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

John Dobson is one of the cheeriest, most upbeat figures in the game, so when he cuts a dejected figure you know times are challenging. It was all smiles for much of the DHL Stormers’ first two...

United Rugby Championship Round 6 Wrap-Up

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A magic fixture and a bumper crowd Leo Cullen says there was something for everyone in a “magic fixture” as his Leinster team beat champions Munster 21-16 at a packed Aviva Stadium. A crowd...

Match Preview: Cardiff Rugby v DHL Stormers

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff’s South African fly-half Tinus de Beer is well aware of the threat posed by the DHL Stormers and sums it up in one word - chaos. “I played with a few of them, like Warrick Gelant,...

Belfast holds key to Emirates Lions hot streak

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a rough start to the season, the unheralded Emirates Lions have rediscovered their roar and are licking their lips at the prospect of returning to South Africa with the prize scalp of Ulster in Belfast.   Winless...

Sharks look to turn URC fortunes around at home

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks are back in Durban this week with the sole aim to get their Vodacom United Rugby Championship campaign back on track, while the other three South African franchises are nearing the end of their...

Devastated Stormers put Munster on the menu

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Driven by the agony of last season’s United Rugby Championship Grand Final defeat at their fortress in Cape Town, the DHL Stormers are determined to hunt down Munster in Saturday’s rematch...

United Rugby Championship Match Officials and Broadcasters for Round 5

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 5 fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.   FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17   Edinburgh...