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Where To Watch URC Round 13

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27   Ulster v DHL Stormers Kingspan Stadium, Belfast – KO 19.35 IRE & UK / 20.35 ITA / 21.35 SA Live on: BBC NI, RTÉ, SuperSport, Viaplay, Premier Sports, Discovery...

Coaches Reveal Key To URC Success In Europe

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

So, what’s the secret behind the success of the United Rugby Championship sides in Europe this season? Well, there seems to be a growing consensus that the addition of the South African sides to...

Wales name 37-player squad for the 2023 Six Nations

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales senior men’s head coach Warren Gatland has named a 37 player squad for the 2023 Guinness Six Nations campaign. Ken Owens will captain the squad for the championship. Wyn Jones, Dewi Lake...

United Rugby Championship R12 Wrap-Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

GLASGOW SEE OFF THE CHAMPIONS AS LEINSTER SURVIVE SCARE   A second try of the match from Argentine wing Sebastián Cancelliere in the final play secured a bonus point 24-17 victory for Glasgow...

Five Players to Watch in the URC this weekend

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hacjivah Dayimani (DHL Stormers)   His surname means “diamond” in Zulu and the 25-year-old No 8 is certainly a jewel in the crown of the URC champions. He was inspired to take up rugby...

Cardiff Rugby: Thomas hits 50 in Scarlets derby

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Thomas will make his 50th Cardiff appearance as the Blue and Blacks welcome Scarlets to the capital on Saturday (KO 5.15pm).   Dai Young’s side head into their third consecutive derby,...

URC: Stat Storylines Ahead of Round 12

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five things to watch out for in Round 12 of the BKT United Rugby Championship this weekend.   SCRUM SHOWDOWN IN NEWPORT The stats would suggest the scrum is going to be a key area in Friday night’s...

Packed Stadiums Energise Players and Coaches as Record is Broken

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two-way energy, match-winning roars, special occasions, good vibes and the love of rugby were top of mind for the players and coaches in the league who reflected on a record-breaking Round 11 of the BKT...

Fans Turn Up In Record Numbers As URC Makes History

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

History was made as the overall attendance record for a single round in the BKT United Rugby Championship was broken in Round 11 with over 123,000 fans packing into stadiums across both hemispheres.     The...

Stat Pack: Cardiff v Ospreys

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Rugby Cardiff’s Josh Turnbull and Thomas Young have conceded the joint-most penalties this season (five). However, they have also won ten ruck turnovers combined Young has also made the...