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URC - Round 13 Wrap Up

1 week 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...

Benetton aiming to end 10 year drought

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s a big game in Treviso on Saturday in terms of the play-off race, with Benetton and Munster lying sixth and seventh in the table respectively, with just a point between them. The Italians are...

Anayi: South African Entry Has Strengthened URC & Europe

2 weeks 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!”...

Where To Watch URC Round 13

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27   Ulster v DHL Stormers Kingspan Stadium, Belfast – KO 19.35 IRE & UK / 20.35 ITA / 21.35 SA Live on: BBC NI, RTÉ, SuperSport, Viaplay, Premier Sports, Discovery...

Coaches Reveal Key To URC Success In Europe

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

So, what’s the secret behind the success of the United Rugby Championship sides in Europe this season? Well, there seems to be a growing consensus that the addition of the South African sides to...

Pool stage ramps up with knockout stage spots secured

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Seven teams bagged their places in the EPCR Challenge Cup knockout stage amid an enthralling Round 3 last weekend.   Cardiff Rugby, RC Toulon, Connacht Rugby, Bristol Bears, Glasgow Warriors,...

Match Report: Benetton secure qualification with comfortable win

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby ensured their qualification for the knockout stage of the EPCR Challenge Cup on Saturday with a comfortable 26-7 home victory over rock-bottom Aviron Bayonnais in Pool B.   The...

Match Report: Lions punished for ill discipline

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Challenge Cup Pool B high-flyers Emirates Lions were made to pay for their lack of discipline in the second half of their Round 3 tie at Stade Jean Bouin on Saturday, when Stade Français Paris...