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Scarlets the main attacking threat in Challenge Cup

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the pool stage of the EPCR Challenge Cup now over, we look back at the leading attackers over the four rounds, with players from Pool B winners Scarlets heading two categories.   Carries...

Jamison Gibson-Park and Cian Healy ruled out of French Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht scrum-half Caolin Blade and Leinster loosehead prop Michael Milne have joined the Ireland squad today as the group assembled this afternoon at the IRFU High Performance Centre in Dublin.   Blade...

Ireland Team Named To Face Wales In Guinness Six Nations Opener

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Andy Farrell has named the Ireland Match Day Squad to face Wales in the Principality Stadium on the opening weekend of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations Championship. Johnny...

Rhys Priestland leads EPCR Challenge Cup’s top scorers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the conclusion of the EPCR Challenge Cup pool stage and ahead of the Round of 16, we’re looking at which players are leading the scoring charts so far.   Points – Rhys...

Tom Stewart Joins Ireland Squad in Portugal as Wales Prep Intensifies

1 week 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

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...

Sharks fly SA flag on tough weekend of Vodacom URC action

1 week 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...

Connacht squad to face Lions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht management team have named the matchday 23 for tomorrow’s BKT United Rugby Championship tie with the Emirates Lions at The Sportsground (k/o 7.35pm)Having missed last week’s trip...

Connacht Rugby: New two-year deal for Sam Illo

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tighthead prop Sam Illo has renewed his contract for another two years, keeping him at Connacht Rugby until at least 2025.   Illo joined Connacht from Leinster in 2021 and has so far made 7 appearances....