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United Rugby Championship Round 7 Wrap Up By Simon Thomas

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

BOX OFFICE WALES HOPEFUL Wales fly-half contender Ioan Lloyd produced a “box office” display in the Scarlets’ 29-23 bonus point victory over Cardiff Rugby at a packed Arms Park.   The...

Home ground advantage to boost SA teams in URC

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The domestic Vodacom United Rugby Championship franchises will be determined to make the most of their home ground advantage once again this weekend and make up some ground on the log when they take the...

EPCR Champions & Challenge Cup – Round 1 & 2 appointments announced

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR have announced the match officials for the first two rounds of the Invested Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup. There’s debuts in the top comp for Scotland’s Sam Grove-White and the...

United Rugby Championship Match Officials Announcement Round 7

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 7 fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.   FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1 Munster v Glasgow...

Jean Kleyn, John Hodnett and Liam Coombes have all signed contract extensions

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby can confirm that Jean Kleyn, John Hodnett and Liam Coombes have all signed contract extensions with the province. Kleyn, who won the World Cup with South Africa last month, and Hodnett have...

United Rugby Championship Round 6 Wrap-Up

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A magic fixture and a bumper crowd Leo Cullen says there was something for everyone in a “magic fixture” as his Leinster team beat champions Munster 21-16 at a packed Aviva Stadium. A crowd...

SA sides excite on local soil in Vodacom URC

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A successful conversion by big Willem Alberts summed up the Vodacom United Rugby Championship weekend from a local perspective as the three South African sides playing at home ran amok against their visitors...

Furlong, Conan and Henshaw to start against Munster

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster Rugby team, proudly sponsored by Bank of Ireland, to take on Munster in Round 6 of the BKT United Rugby Championship tomorrow evening in Aviva Stadium has been named by Head Coach Leo Cullen...

Welcome To The West Wales Pressure Cooker!

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ospreys boss Toby Booth says staying calm in the pressure cooker will be crucial in Sunday’s west Wales derby against the Scarlets.   It’s a game that always has a bit extra on it and...

Connacht undaunted by haunted Highveld

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having conquered Hollywoodbets Kings Park last week to earn their fifth win in South Africa, Connacht have now set their sights on becoming the first European challenger to corral the Vodacom Bulls at...