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URC Awards: 2022/23 Elite XV Has Been Named

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All five participating nations were represented in the United Rugby Championship Elite XV for the 2022/23 season.   Ireland accounted for six of the 15 players selected, which were determined by...

Ulster Rugby to thank departing players at Quarter-Final

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With a combined total of nearly 500 caps for the province, Ulster Rugby will recognise the 10 Senior Men’s players confirmed as leaving at the conclusion of the current season. This...

URC Play-Offs: Quarter-Final Match-Ups Set

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The eight teams who will compete in the BKT United Rugby Championship Play-Offs have confirmed their places in the Quarter-Finals as the race to become the 2022/23 champions kick into gear.    As...

What’s At Stake In Round 18 Of The BKT URC?

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

DHL Stormers v Benetton (5.30pm, Friday)Having been in second spot for so long this season, the DHL Stormers relinquished that all-important position with last weekend’s 26-24 defeat at home to Munster....

URC Round 18 Stats: Ospreys vs Cardiff Rugby

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look at the match stats ahead of round 18 of the United Rugby Championship.  Ospreys   Ethan Roots has made more dominant tackles than any other URC forward (17). Roots has also won as...

How the Round 17 matches played out in the URC

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster, Connacht and the Vodacom Bulls joined Leinster, the DHL Stormers, Ulster and Glasgow Warriors in the Final Eight with one round remaining. The Stormers saw their 19-game winning streak in Cape...

Team Announcements: Connacht vs Cardiff

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht will welcome back six players from absences for tomorrow’s crucial BKT United Rugby Championship clash with Cardiff at The Sportsground (k/o 7.35pm).  Captain Jack Carty, international...

Connacht Rugby confirm departing players

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby can confirm the players who will depart the club at the end of the season. As previously announced, double centurion Kieran Marmion moves to Bristol Bears at the end of the campaign, while...

URC Play-Off Race Blown Wide Open

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Scarlets’ stunning 32-20 victory over the star-studded Cell C Sharks and the Emirates Lions’ 32-28 comeback triumph away to Benetton mean 14 of the 16 sides in the league can still finish...