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PRO14 Round 16 Highlights: Glasgow Warriors v Connacht Rugby

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

HT 24-5 to Glasgow Warriors as they started off the first half with a try in the first minute of the game. The most influential players for Warriors first half have been Thompson, Steyn, Manawatu...

Connacht confirm contract extension for prop Denis Buckley

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby have confirmed that prop Denis Buckley has signed a two-year contract extension that will see him remain at his home province until the end of the 2020-21 season.   The Roscommon...

PRO14 Round 14 Highlights: Cardiff Blues v Connacht Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A game dictated by heavy wind and rain saw Cardiff Blues take an 8-0 lead into the break with a concern that it could not be enough with the wind into them in the second half. The home side did however manage...

Champions and Challenge Cups Quarter-Finals Announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the conclusion of another series of compelling matches in the pool stages, EPCR can announce the dates, venues, kick-off times and TV coverage of the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals.     Nine...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Samu Kerevi Named Queensland Reds Captain   Kerevi has already captained Queensland on seven occasions between 2017-2018 before officially being handed the role this year. Full Story       Gatland...

Andy Friend confirms Connacht coaching team for next two seasons

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby have announced that Connacht Attack Coach Nigel Carolan, Forwards Coach Jimmy Duffy and Defence Coach Peter Wilkins have all signed two-year contract extensions to take them up to the end...

Challenge Cup semi-finals

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Following confirmation of the Challenge Cup quarter-final line-up, the semi-final pairings will be as follows: SEMI-FINAL 1 – winner of QF 1: ASM Clermont Auvergne...

Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals Confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The qualifiers for the 2018/19 Challenge Cup quarter-finals and their rankings at the conclusion of the pool stage are as follows:   1 ASM Clermont Auvergne (winner Pool 1 – 30...

Andy Friend backs Connacht duo to do Ireland proud if selected

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht coach Andy Friend said that his scrum-half Caolin Blade and centre Tom Farrell are fired-up and ready to answer Ireland’s call if they received a call up to Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad...

Jack Carty extends his stay at Connacht

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Roscommon man made his Connacht debut as an academy player in September 2012 and has gone on to make 118 appearances for his home province.   Commenting on the signing, Head Coach of Connacht...