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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...

Dan McFarland reflects on tough period for Ulster

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster delighted their home fans as they powered past the Stormers in what was a strong, convincing victory at Kingspan Stadium – an effort which suggested that their recent difficult patch might...

Warriors must be aware of the second half Dragons

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors will need to be on their guard when they come out for the second half at Rodney Parade on Saturday afternoon. Dragons RFC have scored eight of their 29 BKT URC tries this season in the...

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: Ulster v Stormers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

At Kingspan Stadium, Belfast, 7.35pm Referee: Mike Adamson (SRU, 67 th competition game) Assistant: Andrew Cole, Paul Haycock (both IRFU) TMO: Andrew McMenemy (SRU)   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...

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...

Five Players to Watch in the URC this weekend

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hacjivah Dayimani (DHL Stormers)   His surname means “diamond” in Zulu and the 25-year-old No 8 is certainly a jewel in the crown of the URC champions. He was inspired to take up rugby...

Preview: Glasgow v Stormers

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors Wing Sebastien Cancelliere has beaten the most defenders in the league (25). He has also made the second-highest total clean breaks (12) The Glasgow Warriors have scored a try or been...

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...