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State of Play URC: Champions Cup qualification

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

With two full rounds of the United Rugby Championship remaining, the race for Champions Cup qualification next season is heating up. The South African teams will participate in the Champions Cup next...

Home ground key for SA sides in Vodacom URC

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pressure will rise significantly for the four South African teams in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship this weekend as they face opponents from the Northern Hemisphere in their penultimate round...

New United Rugby Championship trophy revealed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship has digitally revealed the trophy that will be presented to the league champions at the first URC Grand Final on June 18.     The incredibly unique piece of silverware...

URC Friday Preview: Round 16

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A jam-packed weekend lies ahead in the United Rugby Championship with Irish and Welsh derbies as well as four ‘North v South’ fixtures as Benetton, Connacht, Glasgow Warriors &...

What happens if the aggregate scores are level in the second leg of the round of 16?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of this weekend’s decisive matches in the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg and in the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16, here is a reminder of the extra time protocol.     If...

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...

SA coastal sides move up on URC log

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The DHL Stormers and Cell C Sharks firmed up their prospects of reaching the Vodacom United Rugby Championship playoffs with hard-fought SA derby wins on Saturday, and the Vodacom Bulls are still in contention...

Willis Halaholo to miss rest of the season with injury

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and Cardiff centre Willis Halaholo will miss the rest of the season after suffering a hamstring injury.       It's yet another untimely blow for Halaholo, who had performed so...

United Rugby Championship Play-Off Predictor - Round 14

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With five rounds left until the first United Rugby Championship’s Play-Off teams are confirmed, the URC StatMaster has released its latest probabilities which show that 12 teams are still...