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United Rugby Championship Round 10 Stats

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an exciting weekend of the BKT United Rugby Championship, URC StatMaster have identified the top players from R10 along with the overall top team and player performances from the league so far. Top...

Connacht vs Ulster: the coaches have their say

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first of the two Irish derbies will play out at The Sportsground this evening when Connacht host Ulster.   Connacht are coming off a good victory over Benetton (38-19) on 3 December while Ulster...

Challenge Cup back with a bang

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Challenge Cup returned this weekend and Emirates Lions’ pulsating 31-31 draw with Dragons RFC was one of a series of enthralling Round 1 clashes.   There were four tries apiece...

Connacht squad named for Challenge Cup opener with Newcastle Falcons

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht management team have selected their squad for tomorrow’s EPCR Challenge Cup fixture against Newcastle Falcons at The Sportsground (k/o 5.30pm).   Adam Byrne is handed his first...

United Rugby Championship R9 Weekend Wrap

1 month 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

2 months 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...

Boyle inspired Connacht to bonus point win over Benetton

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A man-of-the-match performance from Paul Boyle helped Connacht to a deserved bonus point win over Benetton at The Sportsground this afternoon. Tries from Niall Murray, Boyle, Finlay Bealham and Caolin...

Connacht: Return of Hansen among six changes for Benetton clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mack Hansen has recovered from injury that he picked up on Ireland duty to line out for Connacht in tomorrow’s BKT URC meeting with Benetton at The Sportsground (k/o 3.15pm).     His...

Another round of “SA v Wales” in the Vodacom URC

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The weekend’s exciting Vodacom United Rugby Championship ninth round action once more will see all four South African sides hosting Welsh opposition, starting with Friday evening’s clash in...