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Johan Goosen picks up the Gilbert Golden Boot Award

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johan Goosen has been named the winner at the 2022/23 URC Awards picking up the Gilbert Golden Boot.     This prize recognises the season’s most accurate place-kicker,...

URC Awards: Try of the Season & Ironman Named

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton centre Joaquin Riera and Emirates Lions full-back Quan Horn have added their names to the United Rugby Championship Awards list picking up Try of the Season and the Ironman awards respectively.   Benetton...

URC Awards: 2022/23 Elite XV Has Been Named

9 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...

Sink or swim in the URC quarter-finals

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The DHL Stormers, Cell C Sharks and Vodacom Bulls will have everything to play for on Saturday in a tough round of Vodacom United Rugby Championship quarter-finals – their biggest challenge of the...

Quarter Final Kick-Off Times Confirmed for United Rugby Championship

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kick-off times, dates and broadcast details for the BKT United Rugby Championship Quarter-Finals have now been set for Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6.   The 2023 BKT URC Play-Offs will kick off...

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

10 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...

Connacht team announcement v Glasgow Warriors

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Connacht management team have made four changes to their starting XV for tomorrow’s clash with Glasgow Warriors – their final BKT URC game before the playoffs.John Porch...

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

10 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: Glasgow Warriors vs Connacht

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look at the match stats ahead of round 18 of the United Rugby Championship.  Glasgow Warriors   The Warriors have the best rate of tackle completion in the league (90.3%). Matt Fagerson...

How the Round 17 matches played out in the URC

10 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...