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URC Round 13 Review

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

League leaders Leinster make big statement After two trophy-less seasons, no-one in the Leinster Rugby camp will be getting carried away, but they certainly made an emphatic statement in their top-of-the-table...

URC by the numbers

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top Players From R12   Carries: 24 Jack Dempsey (Glasgow Warriors) Defenders Beaten: 8 Andrew Smith (Connacht) / Pierre Bruno (Zebre Parma) Lineouts Won: 7 Ruan Nortje (Vodacom Bulls) / Euan Ferrie...

URC Round 12 Review

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South African cleansweep   There were victories for all four South African sides, with the Emirates Lions’ 38-14 bonus point win away to Connacht arguably the result of the round.   Not...

Mike Haley Set For 100th Munster Appearance

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonight’s URC Round 12 clash with Ospreys in Swansea will see Mike Haley make his 100th start and 100th appearance for Munster after joining the province ahead of the 2018/19 season. Mike made his...

URC Round 12 Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ospreys v Munster Rugby, Friday 7.35pm Opposing coaches Toby Booth and Graham Rowntree have been singing each other’s praises ahead of this crucial Swansea showdown between two play-off contenders. Their...

EVERY GAME COUNTS: Jeopardy, probability, business end & more

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The BKT United Rugby Championship returns this weekend and with just FIVE points separating 4th and 11th place in the table – EVERY GAME COUNTS more than ever.   Round 12 of the championship...

Munster team news ahead of Ospreys

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are three changes to the side that beat Zebre at Virgin Media Park last time out as Joey Carbery and Rory Scannell come into the backline and John Hodnett starts in the pack.   It will be...

URC Officials for Round 12

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

FRIDAY, MARCH 22   Glasgow Warriors v Cardiff Rugby Scotstoun Stadium, Glasgow  – KO 19.35 IRE & UK / 20.35 ITA / 21.35 SA Referee: Frank Murphy (IRFU, 82nd league game) AR 1:...

URC Round 11 Review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster leading the way again League leaders Leinster are looking to learn the lessons from last season as they set their sights on their first silverware in three years. Leo Cullen’s team top...