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Jared Payne relishing going up against his former team

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The week Jared Payne has had penciled into his diary since the start of the season has finally arrived, as he prepares to take on his former team.   Payne spent more than a decade with Ulster Rugby...

Clermont share a similar history to the Hollywoodbets Sharks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Clermont-Auvergne team that the Hollywoodbets Sharks will face in Saturday’s EPCR Challenge Cup semifinal in London has had a few lean years but they will be arriving at the Stoop in good...

URC Round 15 Review

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New team on top Glasgow Warriors are the new leaders of the BKT URC having jumped above Leinster Rugby at the top of the table. Franco Smith’s team did a professional job in recording a 40-9 bonus...

Match Preview: Ulster Rugby Vs Cardiff Rugby

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A changed front row from last week’s EPCR Challenge Cup game in Clermont sees Eric O’Sullivan, Tom Stewart and Scott Wilson get the nodand Taulupe Faletau returns from injury to be named...

Meet Richie Murphy - the new man at the helm of Ulster

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

For new Ulster Rugby boss Richie Murphy, coaching is very much a vocation. It can mean long hours and plenty of pressure, but he wouldn’t rather be making a living any other way. Murphy has been...

Ulster men back in front of a home crowd to face Cardiff

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

For Interim Head Coach, Richie Murphy's first home game at Kingspan Stadium, he has named his side to take on this week’s Welsh opposition tomorrow at Kingspan Stadium (KO 7 35pm) in Round 14 of...

Ulster issue worrying injury update

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ulster Rugby Medical Performance team has issued a squad update ahead of this Friday’s BKT United Rugby Championship Round 14 fixture against Cardiff Rugby at Kingspan Stadium. Ulster...

EPCR Challenge Cup semi-final matchups and details confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Challenge Cup semi-final matches have been set after a thrilling set of quarter-final games. Benetton Rugby reached a second semi-final in a row with victory over Connacht Rugby,...

Ulster Squad Update

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ulster Rugby Medical Performance team has issued a squad update ahead of Saturday's EPCR Challenge Cup Quarter-Final fixture v ASM Clermont Auvergne at Stade Marcel-Michelin. Both Steven...

EPCR round of 16 referee appointments

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the knockout stages of European club rugby set to further intensify this weekend, EPCR can announce the referee appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg fixtures as well as...