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Home ground advantage counts in Round 8 of the URC

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a weekend of success for the home sides in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship, with three of the four South African sides victorious, until Cardiff upset the apple cart in Durban in the last...

R8 Wrap of United Rugby Championship

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

CARDIFF STUN THE SHARKS IN HISTORIC DURBAN VICTORY   Cardiff became the first Welsh team to win a United Rugby Championship match in South Africa as they recorded a stunning 35-0 bonus point victory...

Young’s Cardiff Intent on Making a Statement in South Africa

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Rugby boss Dai Young says it will need a nine out of 10 performance from his team to claim a statement BKT United Rugby Championship victory out in South Africa.   The Arms Park side take...

Scarlets welcome back a number of players to face Stormers

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets welcome back a number of players from injury and suspension for the resumption of the BKT United Rugby Championship against the DHL Stormers in Cape Town on Friday.     The experienced...

Lock Gary Porter to make his Stormers debut

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lock Gary Porter will make his DHL Stormers debut among a number of changes for the encounter with Scarlets on Friday night.     The United Rugby Championship clash with the Welsh side kicks...

Bobby Skinstad Backs Dragons to Cause a Surprise in South Africa

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springboks captain Bobby Skinstad believes the Welsh team he once played for have the best chance of claiming a landmark South African scalp in the United Rugby Championship this weekend.   The...

O'Connor Heads Back To South Africa A Different Player After Unreal Experience

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harri O’Connor will head back to South Africa next week having benefited hugely from his “unreal” experience out there this summer. The uncapped tighthead prop was a surprise call-up...

Former Wasps coach Lee Blackett joins Scarlets

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets have confirmed that Lee Blackett, formerly the Head Coach of Wasps, will be taking-up the role of Backs and Skills coach as part of Dwayne Peel’s coaching set-up. He will fill the vacant...

Davies Believes Dragons Can Make History in South Africa

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Davies says the resurgent Dragons would love to be the first Welsh team to claim a victory out in South Africa in the BKT United Rugby Championship. The four regions lost all eight games in the Rainbow...