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URC Round 13 Review

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

League leaders Leinster make big statement After two trophy-less seasons, no-one in the Leinster Rugby camp will be getting carried away, but they certainly made an emphatic statement in their top-of-the-table...

SA coastal teams come out on top in challenging URC round

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a rewarding weekend for the DHL Stormers and Hollywoodbets Sharks in round 13 of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship as they secured important victories to make it two out of four for the domestic...

SA teams strive for another perfect Vodacom URC round

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The South African teams will be striving for another perfect round in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship as the end of the pool stages draws closer with only six rounds remaining, and the competition...

URC by the numbers

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top Players From R12   Carries: 24 Jack Dempsey (Glasgow Warriors) Defenders Beaten: 8 Andrew Smith (Connacht) / Pierre Bruno (Zebre Parma) Lineouts Won: 7 Ruan Nortje (Vodacom Bulls) / Euan Ferrie...

URC Round 12 Review

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South African cleansweep   There were victories for all four South African sides, with the Emirates Lions’ 38-14 bonus point win away to Connacht arguably the result of the round.   Not...

URC Round 12 Preview

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ospreys v Munster Rugby, Friday 7.35pm Opposing coaches Toby Booth and Graham Rowntree have been singing each other’s praises ahead of this crucial Swansea showdown between two play-off contenders. Their...

EVERY GAME COUNTS: Jeopardy, probability, business end & more

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The BKT United Rugby Championship returns this weekend and with just FIVE points separating 4th and 11th place in the table – EVERY GAME COUNTS more than ever.   Round 12 of the championship...

URC Officials for Round 12

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

FRIDAY, MARCH 22   Glasgow Warriors v Cardiff Rugby Scotstoun Stadium, Glasgow  – KO 19.35 IRE & UK / 20.35 ITA / 21.35 SA Referee: Frank Murphy (IRFU, 82nd league game) AR 1:...

URC Round 11 Review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster leading the way again League leaders Leinster are looking to learn the lessons from last season as they set their sights on their first silverware in three years. Leo Cullen’s team top...

Johan Grobbelaar crosses twice in comfortable win for Vodacom Bulls

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls kept themselves firmly in BKT United Rugby Championship title contention by defeating fierce South African rivals the DHL Stormers 40-22 at a sold-out Loftus Versfeld. Hooker Johan Grobbelaar...