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JJ Hanrahan kicks Connacht to narrow win over Hollywoodbets Sharks

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fly-half JJ Hanrahan's second-half penalty edged Connacht to a 13-12 Vodacom United Rugby Championship victory over the Hollywoodbets Sharks in Durban. After away losses against Munster, Leinster, Ospreys...

Bleak Vodacom URC weekend for South Africa

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Difficult conditions, a lack of discipline and a little bit of unluckiness were part of the mix as all four South African teams came up short in the fifth round of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship...

The Bulls eying Edinburgh's scalp on final match on tour

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls are eyeing the scalp of their round 5 hosts, Edinburgh as the South Africans look to complete their European travels with another successful showing in the 2023/24 Vodacom United Rugby...

Sharks look to turn URC fortunes around at home

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks are back in Durban this week with the sole aim to get their Vodacom United Rugby Championship campaign back on track, while the other three South African franchises are nearing the end of their...

URC Round 4 Stats

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an exciting weekend of the United Rugby Championship, URC StatMaster has identified the top players from R4 along with the overall top team and player performances from the league so far.   Top...

United Rugby Championship Match Officials and Broadcasters for Round 5

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 5 fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.   FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17   Edinburgh...

United Rugby Championship Round 4 Wrap-Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tears of joy amid double delight   What a weekend for Italian rugby!First, Zebre Parma ended their 22-match losing run in the BKT URC with a 12-10 win over the Hollywoodbets Sharks on a night of...

Round 4 United Rugby Championship Previews

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of Round 4 of the BKT United Rugby Championship journalist Simon Thomas provides his Previews. Zebre Parma v Hollywoodbets Sharks 17.30 UK & IRE / 18:30 ITA / 19:30 SA, Friday While both teams...

Premiership Match Day Programme: Gloucester vs Bath

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fixture: Ulster Rugby vs Munster Rugby Venue: Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester, England. Kickoff Time: 19:45 (GMT) Referee: Matthew Carley      Last Meeting:  1...

Italian beauty hiding deadly URC beasts

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Treviso and Parma are popular tourist destinations but Benetton and Zebre Parma have turned the breath-taking landscapes of northern Italy into a treacherous hunting ground for travelling teams in the...