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DHL Stormers coach Dobson on the delights of touring

1 week 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...

What the stats say ahead of the Vodacom Bulls and Scarlets clash

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022/23 Vodacom United Rugby Championship action returns this weekend as the focus now turns to see what Round 13 will have to offer. It all begins with Friday night lights kicks off which will see...

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: Scarlets v Bulls

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

At Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli, 7.35pm Referee: Andrew Brace (IRFU, 86th league game) Assistant: Adam Jones, Ben Breakspear (both WRU) TMO: Brian MacNeice (IRFU)   Overall URC head-to-head record:...

Welsh International Wainwright Firing Again After Move To URC

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having moved to the United Rugby Championship, Welsh international Sam Wainwright is firing again in more ways than one. After making a memorable Test debut in the historic victory over the Springboks...

Where To Watch URC Round 13

1 week 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...

Champions Cup Round of 16 Finalised

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh narrowly miss out on a home game in the knock out rounds after beating Saracens. Leinster finish the pool stages as the top seed and will play at 'home' for the rest of the tournament.   Here...

Sloppy Bulls bettered by Lyon

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

At a snowy Matmut Stadium de Gerland on Friday, Lyon produced a sensational performance to defeat a tired-looking Vodacom Bulls 31-7 and put themselves in contention to qualify from the Heineken Champions...

Munster in crucial trip to Toulouse

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby are tasked with a trip to Pool B leaders Stade Toulousain as they look to secure their qualification for the Heineken Champions Cup knockout stage in Round 4 on Sunday.   Five-time...