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Home ground key for SA sides in Vodacom URC

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pressure will rise significantly for the four South African teams in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship this weekend as they face opponents from the Northern Hemisphere in their penultimate round...

New United Rugby Championship trophy revealed

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship has digitally revealed the trophy that will be presented to the league champions at the first URC Grand Final on June 18.     The incredibly unique piece of silverware...

URC Friday Preview: Round 16

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A jam-packed weekend lies ahead in the United Rugby Championship with Irish and Welsh derbies as well as four ‘North v South’ fixtures as Benetton, Connacht, Glasgow Warriors &...

What happens if the aggregate scores are level in the second leg of the round of 16?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of this weekend’s decisive matches in the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg and in the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16, here is a reminder of the extra time protocol.     If...

Munster and Leinster boosted by returning Irish Internationals

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the second leg of the round of 16 in the Champions Cup, we round up the injury updates from Leinster, Munster, and Ulster.   LEINSTER RUGBY It’s all positive news this week for...

EPCR Round of 16 referee appointments

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the knockout stages of European club rugby set to further intensify this weekend, EPCR can announce the referee appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg fixtures as well as...

SA coastal sides move up on URC log

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The DHL Stormers and Cell C Sharks firmed up their prospects of reaching the Vodacom United Rugby Championship playoffs with hard-fought SA derby wins on Saturday, and the Vodacom Bulls are still in contention...

Gavin Coombes Re-Signs With Munster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby have confirmed that Gavin Coombes has signed a two-year contract extension to keep him at the province until at least 2025. Coombes, who became Munster Rugby’s youngest-ever Player...

United Rugby Championship Play-Off Predictor - Round 14

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With five rounds left until the first United Rugby Championship’s Play-Off teams are confirmed, the URC StatMaster has released its latest probabilities which show that 12 teams are still...