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Match Preview: DHL Stormers v Vodacom Bulls

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This huge North v South derby is set to attract the second biggest crowd in the BKT URC this season. More than 34,000 tickets have already been sold for the much anticipated Cape Town clash, amid an expectation...

Leinster name their side to face Munster on Tuesday

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Garry Ringrose captains the team, in a lineup that sees seven of the players who started last month’s win between the two sides in Aviva Stadium feature once more. Hugo Keenan, Jordan Larmour and...

O'Brien and McGrath available to face Munster on St. Stephen's Day

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby Head Coach Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of Tuesday’s BKT United Rugby Championship match against Munster Rugby in Thomond Park. (KO: 7:35pm, live on RTÉ2 and...

RG Snyman signs with Leinster

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby have this afternoon confirmed the signing of South Africa international, RG Snyman. Second row Snyman, who turns 29 in January, is a two-time Rugby World Cup winner with the Springboks and...

URC Round 8 Match Officials

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 8 Christmas derby fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.   FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22   Glasgow...

Seven Things We Learned From The First Seven Rounds In The URC: 2/7

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crowds on the rise What about attendances? Well, the figures show they are up on the corresponding period last season. There’s also been a steady rise as the campaign has progressed, with the last...

Seven Things We Learned From The First Seven Rounds: 1/7

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s wide open! The hugely competitive nature of the BKT URC this season is illustrated by the fact there have been new league leaders after every round of matches, with five different sides occupying...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 2

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round two of the Champions Cup is complete with six games finishing with seven or less points splitting the sides. Away wins for Glasgow, Bath, Toulouse and Leicester in the competition with Toulouse the...

Champions Cup preview: battle for survival in the pool of death

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s not just the DHL Stormers who are under pressure as they go out this weekend to get themselves on track in their quest for a Champions Cup Round of 16 spot. The Cape Town side is in what...

European Rugby: A look at how the Premiership sides fair going into the weekend

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A weekend of tantalizing European action is in store as all ten Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides continue their Investec Champions Cup and Challenge Cup campaigns. A drama-filled opening round set the...