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Wales U20s announce squad for Scotland 6 Nations opener

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales U20 head coach Richard Whiffin has named his squad to face Scotland in the opening game of the U20 Six Nations at Colwyn Bay on Friday (KO 6.45pm, LIVE S4C). The side will be captained by Dragons...

Fan-Powered URC Sets Yet Another Single-Round Attendance Record

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Over 146,000 fans have helped the United Rugby Championship to break its all-time single round attendance record for the second time in three weeks. Saturday’s fantastic crowd of 26,632 at Loftus...

European review: Five URC teams into Champions Cup last 16

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster made it four wins from four in the Investec Champions Cup after toppling Leicester 27-10 at Mattioli Woods Welford Road and are one of five BKT United Rugby Championship teams to advance...

Dyer returns for Italian Euro bid

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales international wing Rio Dyer returns to the starting line-up as Dragons RFC face Zebre Parma in Round 3 of the EPCR Challenge Cup in Italy on Saturday (kick-off 3.15pm UK). Dyer is one of three changes...

Archie Hughes to make first Scarlets start in Clermont

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scrum-half Archie Hughes has been handed his first Scarlets start for Saturday’s EPCR Challenge Cup clash with ASM Clermont Auvergne (13:00 Viaplay). The 20-year-old Tenby product gets the nod as...

BKT URC stars force their way into Six Nations contention

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first Guinness Six Nations after a World Cup often sees a changing of the guard, with new faces emerging as a fresh four-year cycle begins. This season’s tournament is likely to be another example...

Attendance Record Broken as BKT URC Sets All-Time High for a Single Round

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another new record has been set by the BKT United Rugby Championship today with the league setting an all-time high for single-round attendance. The 19,703 fans who attended the final game of Round...

Centurions Mark Milestones in Winning Style

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s been a winning week to remember for two stalwarts who became centurions in the latest round of BKT URC matches. DHL Stormers hooker Scarra Ntubeni and Dragons RFC No 8 Aaron Wainwright...

Simon Thomas' BKT United Rugby Championship R9 Review

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stepping stone success for Ulster   Ulster Rugby skipper Iain Henderson insists there is much more to come from his team following their landmark 22-21 victory away to BKT URC league leaders Leinster...

Waino hails Rodney Parade faithful

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Back row Aaron Wainwright has hailed the ‘incredible’ home support at Rodney Parade - after the crowd roared the club to a third straight success on New Year’s Day. Wainwright celebrated...