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URC Round 17 Preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby v Munster Rugby. Friday 7.35pm   The first of two sell-outs in the BKT URC this weekend, with a capacity crowd of 7,774 set to watch this meeting between two in-form teams at Hive...

Bristling Benetton eye SA sweep at Fortress Loftus

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby have emerged as a BKT United Rugby Championship powerhouse and the Italians are poised to achieve an unprecedented clean sweep of the South African teams. A narrative that would have seemed...

United Rugby Championship Stats Round 16

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an exciting weekend of the BKT United Rugby Championship, URC StatMaster has identified the top players from R16 along with the overall top team and player performances from the league...

URC Match Officials Announced

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 17 fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.   Ahead of Round 17, two rounds remain...

URC Recognises The League's Finest

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the BKT United Rugby Championship edges closer to crowning its 2023/24 champion, the winners of the annual URC Awards will be announced over the coming weeks.     The annual URC Awards...

URC RACE TO THE EIGHT: Two laps to go and we simply still cannot call it

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We are now 16 rounds into the 2023/24 season and the Race to the Eight URC play-off spots is nearing closer and closer to the finish line. There are now just TWO rounds left to play in the regular...

Bulls, Stormers and Lions stay in the hunt for Vodacom URC playoff spots

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Valuable bonus point victories ensured the Vodacom Bulls, DHL Stormers and Emirates Lions stayed in the quarter-finals race in the third last pool round of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship, but unfortunately...

URC round 16 Preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons RFC v DHL Stormers, Friday 7.35pm   It’s the final game of the season at Rodney Parade and there’s likely to be an added buzz about the place on the back of the Dragons’...

URC Round 16 Squad Announcements

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for this weekend's Round 16 fixtures of the United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #DRAvSTO Chris...

Brits runs the rule over South African title hopefuls

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok Schalk Brits has been giving his thoughts on what the DHL Stormers and Vodacom Bulls need to do as the BKT URC reaches the business end of the season.   The 15-times capped hooker...