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Tom Stewart Joins Ireland Squad in Portugal as Wales Prep Intensifies

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Tom Stewart has joined the Ireland squad in Quinta do Lago to provide additional cover following a hamstring issue picked up by Ronan Kelleher. Kelleher will be managed by...

URC - Round 13 Wrap Up

1 week 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...

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!”...

Connacht Rugby: New two-year deal for Sam Illo

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tighthead prop Sam Illo has renewed his contract for another two years, keeping him at Connacht Rugby until at least 2025.   Illo joined Connacht from Leinster in 2021 and has so far made 7 appearances....

Connacht announces two-year contract for David Hawkshaw

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exciting 10-12 David Hawkshaw has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him at Connacht until the end of the 2024/25 season.  Hawkshaw joined from Leinster last summer and has made a major impact in...

New two-year deal for David Hawkshaw

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exciting 10-12 David Hawkshaw has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him at Connacht until the end of the 2024/25 season.   Hawkshaw joined from Leinster last summer and has made a major impact...

Where To Watch URC Round 13

2 weeks 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...

Ireland Squad Named For 2023 Guinness Six Nations Championship

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland Coaching Team have named a 37-man squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations Championship, which kicks off with an away trip to Cardiff to face Wales on Saturday, 4th February. In...

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...

Murphy Names Ireland U20 Squad For Six Nations

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Richie Murphy has today named a 32-man Ireland squad, sponsored by PwC, for the upcoming 2023 U20 Six Nations, including seven players who were involved in last year’s...