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URC to make adjustments to the tournament next season

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The South African teams will be looking forward to a slight adjustment to scheduling next season as the URC are reportedly looking into the South African sides making just two trips to Europe in the regular...

Farrell Names 42-Player Ireland Summer Training Squad

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland Head Coach Andy Farrell has today named a 42-player Summer Training Squad to begin preparations for the Ireland Nations Series and Rugby World Cup 2023.   Following the conclusion of the...

URC Final: North v South - All you need to know

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending champions DHL Stormers face Munster in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship Grand Final in Cape Town on Saturday. The Stormers overcame Connacht at the DHL Stadium before Munster stunned Irish...

Dan Sheehan has been named the URC Players’ Player of the Season

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The award is voted for by the league’s captains and vice-captains and the 24-year-old came out on top in a poll which was conducted at the end of the regular campaign.   It is the second time...

Franco Smith Named Coach of the Season

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Franco Smith has been named the Coach of the Season for 2022/23.   The 50-year-old Glasgow Warriors boss has had a stunning debut campaign in charge, leading the team to the Scottish...

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...

Preview: Stormers vs Connacht

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We are down to the last four of the BKT United Rugby Championship and Connacht head to South Africa where they take on the defending champions DHL Stormers in Cape Town. Here’s everything you need...

Stormers set sights on URC final berth

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stormers will have one goal in mind when they meet Connacht in their Vodacom United Rugby Championship semi-final in Cape Town on Saturday – to deliver a top-class performance that will secure them...

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...