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Van der Flier among Champions Cup’s top scorers

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the conclusion of the Heineken Champions Cup pool stage and ahead of the Round of 16, we take a look at which players are currently heading the scoring charts.   Points – Antoine...

Uncapped hooker Stewart gets Ireland call following Kelleher injury

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Uncapped hooker Tom Stewart has been called up to the Ireland squad ahead of their Six Nations opener against Wales on Saturday.   Stewart has joined up with the squad in Portugal after Ronan Kelleher...

Tom Stewart Joins Ireland Squad in Portugal as Wales Prep Intensifies

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Tom Stewart has joined the Ireland squad in Quinta do Lago to provide additional cover following a hamstring issue picked up by Ronan Kelleher. Kelleher will be managed by...

URC - Round 13 Wrap Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

THE SECRET TO SMITH’S SUCCESS Franco Smith continues to work his magic with Glasgow Warriors who extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to nine matches with a 42-28 bonus point victory...

Dan McFarland reflects on tough period for Ulster

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster delighted their home fans as they powered past the Stormers in what was a strong, convincing victory at Kingspan Stadium – an effort which suggested that their recent difficult patch might...

Sharks fly SA flag on tough weekend of Vodacom URC action

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cell C Sharks were the only South African side to register a victory in a disappointing round of matches for the domestic Vodacom United Rugby Championship teams, but despite this, three of the four...

Vermaak brings up DHL Stormers 50 in Belfast

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Prop Ali Vermaak will play his 50th match for the DHL Stormers in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship encounter in Belfast on Friday night. The two teams will square off at 21h35 SA...

DHL Stormers coach Dobson on the delights of touring

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

John Dobson is delighted with the challenge of the BKT United Rugby Championship, and that delight is not exclusive to the on-field battles. Dobson is loving the cultural experience that so few get to...

Anayi: South African Entry Has Strengthened URC & Europe

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s been a pretty eventful eight years since Martin Anayi took over as chief executive of what is now the BKT United Rugby Championship. “It’s eight years and three children for me!”...

URC Preview: Ulster v Stormers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

At Kingspan Stadium, Belfast, 7.35pm Referee: Mike Adamson (SRU, 67 th competition game) Assistant: Andrew Cole, Paul Haycock (both IRFU) TMO: Andrew McMenemy (SRU)   Overall URC head-to-head record:...