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URC - Round 13 Wrap Up

2 days 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...

Welsh International Wainwright Firing Again After Move To URC

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having moved to the United Rugby Championship, Welsh international Sam Wainwright is firing again in more ways than one. After making a memorable Test debut in the historic victory over the Springboks...

Anayi: South African Entry Has Strengthened URC & Europe

1 week 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!”...

URC Preview: Scarlets v Bulls

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

At Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli, 7.35pm Referee: Andrew Brace (IRFU, 86th league game) Assistant: Adam Jones, Ben Breakspear (both WRU) TMO: Brian MacNeice (IRFU)   Overall URC head-to-head record:...

Where To Watch URC Round 13

1 week 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...

Gonzalo Bertranou ruled out for the rest of the season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina international scrum half Gonzalo Bertranou will miss the rest of the season following surgery, Dragons Defence Coach Simon Cross has confirmed.     Bertranou had an operation this...

Bulls bracing for Exeter, says Nortje

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls captain Ruan Nortje says his troops are bracing for a massive challenge at the weekend when they host Exeter Chiefs at Loftus Versveld in Pretoria.   Jakes White’s charges were punished...

United Rugby Championship R12 Wrap-Up

3 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: Dragons v Bulls

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons RFC Props Chris Coleman and Aki Seiuli are the two most heavily penalised players in the league, with penalty counts of 16 and 14 respectively. The Dragons have the lowest scrum success in the...

URC: Stat Storylines Ahead of Round 12

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five things to watch out for in Round 12 of the BKT United Rugby Championship this weekend.   SCRUM SHOWDOWN IN NEWPORT The stats would suggest the scrum is going to be a key area in Friday night’s...