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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...

Confident Leinster may have the upper hand against Munster

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster and Leinster are back in interprovincial action at the Aviva stadium this weekend. Munster are going into the game off the back of a tough encounter in challenging conditions against the Stormers,...

Belfast holds key to Emirates Lions hot streak

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a rough start to the season, the unheralded Emirates Lions have rediscovered their roar and are licking their lips at the prospect of returning to South Africa with the prize scalp of Ulster in Belfast.   Winless...

Sharks look to turn URC fortunes around at home

6 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...

United Rugby Championship Match Officials and Broadcasters for Round 5

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 5 fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.   FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17   Edinburgh...

United Rugby Championship Round 4 Wrap-Up

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tears of joy amid double delight   What a weekend for Italian rugby!First, Zebre Parma ended their 22-match losing run in the BKT URC with a 12-10 win over the Hollywoodbets Sharks on a night of...

Round 4 United Rugby Championship Previews

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of Round 4 of the BKT United Rugby Championship journalist Simon Thomas provides his Previews. Zebre Parma v Hollywoodbets Sharks 17.30 UK & IRE / 18:30 ITA / 19:30 SA, Friday While both teams...

Tough weekend for SA URC sides in Italy as Stormers go down to Benetton

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stormers’ failure to capitalise on their opportunities led to their second defeat in the early stages of the United Rugby Championship (URC) season. The 2022 champions of the URC went down 20-17...

White Believes BKT URC Appeal Will Help Lure Boks Back

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jake White believes South Africa’s involvement in the BKT URC will help lure World Cup-winning Springboks back home. The Vodacom Bulls boss feels the fact the country’s four franchises are...