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Turnbull leads Cardiff on 200th appearance

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh Turnbull returns to captain Cardiff on his 200th competitive appearance for the club. The Blue and Blacks make three changes for the visit of BKT United Rugby Championship leaders Leinster to the...

Johnny McNicholl to return to New Zealand

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets have agreed to Johnny McNicholl’s request to be released from his contract to take up a playing opportunity in New Zealand. McNicholl, 33, made 130 appearances for the Scarlets over eight...

An emotional night in store for double centurion Turnbull

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh Turnbull admits it will be an emotional occasion when he makes his 200th appearance for Cardiff Rugby in Saturday’s BKT URC clash with Leinster Rugby at the Arms Park.   On top of that...

EVERY GAME COUNTS: Jeopardy for Ospreys, Big Benetton test & more

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The BKT United Rugby Championship returns this weekend and with just SEVEN points separating second and ninth place in the table – EVERY GAME COUNTS more than ever. Round 11 of the championship...

Irish inconsistency helps South African challenge

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Vodacom Bulls coach Jake White was unequivocal ahead of his team’s massive Vodacom United Rugby Championship derby against the DHL Stormers about the mission his men face – he wants them to...

Scarlets sign Cheetahs hooker Marnus van der Merwe

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets are delighted to confirm the signing of Toyota Cheetahs hooker Marnus van der Merwe ahead of the 2024-25 season.   The 27-year-old has been earning rave reviews in South Africa and was...

Team News | Munster Side To Face Zebre

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Munster team has been named for Friday night’s BKT URC Round 11 clash against Zebre at Virgin Media Park (7.35pm). Buy €20 match tickets here. See event info here. Four Academy...

Meet Chris Dean: The Scottish centre stalwart with fond memories of his grassroots days

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

For Edinburgh stalwart Chris Dean, it all began at a grassroots club with a proud history of producing quality players for Scottish rugby. Dean first took up the sport at his home town team of North Berwick...

URC Round 11 Match Officials & Broadcasters

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The appointments for the United Rugby Championship fixtures in Round 11 have been confirmed and are available alongside the TV listings below. FRIDAY, MARCH 1 Edinburgh Rugby v Ospreys Hive Stadium,...

Scarlets’ dual-code dragon: The Origins of Sam Lousi

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales is known for its dragons. Adorned across their national flag, the dragon is frequently depicted in fiction as a monstrously large creature, capable of sudden and devastating destruction. It is appropriate...