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Anayi: South African Entry Has Strengthened URC & Europe

1 day 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

3 days 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...

Herring opts for positivity as Ulster prepare for La Rochelle

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Rob Herring is trying to stay positive ahead of his side’s clash with reigning champions La Rochelle this weekend at Stade Marcel – Deflandre.   Ulster’s 2022-23...

United Rugby Championship R12 Wrap-Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

GLASGOW SEE OFF THE CHAMPIONS AS LEINSTER SURVIVE SCARE   A second try of the match from Argentine wing Sebastián Cancelliere in the final play secured a bonus point 24-17 victory for Glasgow...

Preview: Benetton v Ulster

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Frederico Ruzza was the only player to score a hattrick in Round 11. He is the first forward to do so for Benetton since Hame Faiva scored three tries against the Ospreys in November 2020 Settling...

The Rugby Life of Franco Smith, A Man Made for the URC

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are few people better equipped to operate amid the multi-faceted diversity of the BKT United Rugby Championship than Franco Smith. Here’s a man who played and coached in his homeland of South...

Fans Turn Up In Record Numbers As URC Makes History

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

History was made as the overall attendance record for a single round in the BKT United Rugby Championship was broken in Round 11 with over 123,000 fans packing into stadiums across both hemispheres.     The...

United Rugby Championship Round 10 Stats

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an exciting weekend of the BKT United Rugby Championship, URC StatMaster have identified the top players from R10 along with the overall top team and player performances from the league so far. Top...