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URC Round 18 and Season Stats

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top Players From R18   Carries: 24 Sione Tuipulotu (Glasgow Warriors) Defenders Beaten: 9 David Hawkshaw (Connacht) Lineouts Won: 10 Ruan Nortje (Vodacom Bulls) Metres: 131 Onisi Ratava (Benetton) Passes:...

United Rugby Championship Shields For Good 2023/24 Winners

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The BKT URC 2023/24 #ShieldsForGood winners have officially been confirmed following the conclusion of the regular season.   The four regional Shield trophies carry greater reward this season with...

URC final round review

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Play-off pathway   So, that’s the regular season over and we now know the make-up of the play-offs, with Benetton Rugby and the Ospreys having secured the last two spots in the top eight.   As...

WATCH: Tommy O’Brien with try-saving tackle

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Watch as Tommy O’Brien makes a try-saving tackle to deny Connacht from registering their first points of the game  Tommy O’Brien unleashes Max Verstappen gas for a sublime try-saving...

URC Final Round Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors v Zebre Parma, Friday, 7.35pm   Having dropped from first to fourth after successive league defeats out in South Africa, Glasgow will be looking for an empathic return to winning...

A look at the final URC round

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final round of the United Rugby Championship is upon us, and the race for top 8 has officially gone down to the wire. Who will make it to the play-offs? Who will enjoy homeground advantage? Here is...

Leinster team named for final match in The RDS

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster Rugby team, proudly sponsored by Bank of Ireland, to take on Connacht in Round 18 of the BKT United Rugby Championship tomorrow evening in the RDS Arena has been named by Head Coach Leo Cullen...

Heffernan, Mallon, Cordero start for Connacht in Leinster clash

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dave Heffernan, Shane Mallon and Santiago Cordero will each make milestone appearances in Friday’s BKT United Rugby Championship interpro with Leinster in Dublin (k/o 7.35pm)   Ballina man...

BKT URC Fixtures for 2024/25 Now Available

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

EARLIEST-EVER RELEASE OF BKT URC FIXTURES The full BKT United Rugby Championship schedule for the 2024/25 campaign are now available thanks to the first-ever in-season launch...

Leinster Squad Update

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby Head Coach Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of Friday's BKT United Rugby Championship Round 18 match against Connacht in the RDS Arena (KO: 7.35pm, live on TG4 and Premier Sports...