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Home ground advantage to boost SA teams in URC

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The domestic Vodacom United Rugby Championship franchises will be determined to make the most of their home ground advantage once again this weekend and make up some ground on the log when they take the...

EPCR Champions & Challenge Cup – Round 1 & 2 appointments announced

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR have announced the match officials for the first two rounds of the Invested Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup. There’s debuts in the top comp for Scotland’s Sam Grove-White and the...

United Rugby Championship Match Officials Announcement Round 7

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 7 fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.   FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1 Munster v Glasgow...

Dejected Dobson Says URC Is Tougher Than Ever

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

John Dobson is one of the cheeriest, most upbeat figures in the game, so when he cuts a dejected figure you know times are challenging. It was all smiles for much of the DHL Stormers’ first two...

United Rugby Championship Round 6 Wrap-Up

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A magic fixture and a bumper crowd Leo Cullen says there was something for everyone in a “magic fixture” as his Leinster team beat champions Munster 21-16 at a packed Aviva Stadium. A crowd...

SA sides excite on local soil in Vodacom URC

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A successful conversion by big Willem Alberts summed up the Vodacom United Rugby Championship weekend from a local perspective as the three South African sides playing at home ran amok against their visitors...

Match Preview: Cardiff Rugby v DHL Stormers

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff’s South African fly-half Tinus de Beer is well aware of the threat posed by the DHL Stormers and sums it up in one word - chaos. “I played with a few of them, like Warrick Gelant,...

Stormers look to reignite their spark in Cardiff

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A compelling victory against Cardiff under Friday night lights at Cardiff Arms Park will ignite the Stormers to gun it to a third straight final in the BKT United Rugby Championship. The Stormers...

Ulster defence coach Jonny Bell expects 'massive challenge' against Glasgow Warriors

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

JONNY Bell has been preparing his side for its toughest test in this year's United Rugby Championship campaign as they face Glasgow Warriors across the water this week in Scotstoun. Bell, Ulster's defence...

Sharks look to turn URC fortunes around at home

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks are back in Durban this week with the sole aim to get their Vodacom United Rugby Championship campaign back on track, while the other three South African franchises are nearing the end of their...