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Coaches Reveal Key To URC Success In Europe

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

So, what’s the secret behind the success of the United Rugby Championship sides in Europe this season? Well, there seems to be a growing consensus that the addition of the South African sides to...

Scotland name 2023 Six Nations training squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath Rugby wing Ruaridh McConnochie, Glasgow Warriors centre Stafford McDowall and stand-off Ben Healy, who recently agreed a move to Edinburgh Rugby from Munster, are all named in head coach Gregor Townsend’s...

United Rugby Championship R12 Wrap-Up

4 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...

URC: Stat Storylines Ahead of Round 12

1 month 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...

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

1 month 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

1 month 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...

Glasgow Warriors rally in second half to beat Edinburgh

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow produced a dominant second-half performance at BT Murrayfield to claim a 32-25 BKT United Rugby Championship victory over Edinburgh and secure the 1872 Cup. The Warriors – bidding to protect...

Stat Pack: Edinburgh v Glasgow Warriors

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby Edinburgh have the worst success rate from the tee in the league (56%). This is not for lack of trying – they have attempted 54 shots at goal, the third highest in the league Darcy...

United Rugby Championship Team Announcements Round 10

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

#SHAvLIO Cell C Sharks Thomas du Toit shifts over to the loosehead side Reinhard Nothnagel returns to Emirates Lions starting XV #STOvBUL BJ Dixon makes his first start of the season at...

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Glasgow Warriors Vs Edinburgh Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow captain Kyle Steyn returns to the starting XV for tomorrow night’s 1872 Cup opener at Scotstoun, as Head Coach Franco Smith makes five changes to his starting lineup ahead of the visit of...