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2022/23 EPCR tournament formats and qualifiers confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the landmark announcement of the inclusion of the leading South African clubs in its tournaments, EPCR is pleased to confirm the formats and qualifiers for next season’s expanded Heineken...

Springbok hopeful Evan Roos Named URC Next Gen Star Of The Season

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stormers' star back-rower Evan Roos has been named as the 2021/22 United Rugby Championship URC Next Gen Star Of The Season.   "It is a huge honour to get this award, I am so grateful...

Grant Gilchrist to captain Scotland in summer tour to Argentina and Chile

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland ‘A’ take on Chile in Santiago on Saturday 25 June (kick off 9pm BST) before Scotland play a three-test series against Argentina on Saturday 2,9 and 16 July (kick offs 8.10pm BST). Edinburgh...

URC Wrap: Leinster dominate Glasgow, Bulls edge Sharks, Roos inspires Stormers

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls, Leinster and Stormers secured their place in the United Rugby Championship semi-finals along with Ulster.   Ulster beat Munster in the first quarter-final on Friday and will now head...

Premiership Rugby Team News and Lineups

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final round of the 2021/22 Premiership Rugby season is upon us.   Here are how the teams' lineups.     Exeter Chiefs v Harlequins Team news for the Chiefs sees England...

URC Quarter-Final Lineups: Stormers are without Willemse, Graham makes his 50th appearance

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for the United Rugby Championship quarter-final between the Stormers and Edinburgh have been named.   Two changes to Stormers starting XV as Herschel Jantjies and Rikus Pretorius...

URC Quarter-Final Lineups: Ryan captains Leinster, 17 internationals named in Glasgow's side

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for the United Rugby Championship quarter-final between Leinster and Glasgow Warriors have been named.   James Ryan will captain Leinster who name a strong team including European...

Looking ahead to the URC quarters

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster vs Munster:  The quarters will open with an Irish derby as Munster look to pick up what has been a somewhat sterile season for them as they travel to Kingspan Stadium to take on Ulster.    Munster...

Three young talents sign contract extensions with Glasgow Warriors

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three young talents have put pen to paper on new deals with Glasgow Warriors ahead of the new season, after Ollie Smith, Stafford McDowall and Tom Jordan all agreed to extend their current contracts with...

Ulster & Munster's Road To The URC Play-Offs

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of their clash in the United Rugby Championship quarter-finals, we take a look at Ulster & Munster's route to the knockouts.   SEASON SNAPSHOT   But for the distraction of Champions...