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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...

Ireland U18 & U19 Training Squads Announced

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Training squads for the Ireland U18s and Ireland U19s, have been announced for the National Age Grade Training camps at the end of December. The squads will train at the IRFU High Performance Centre...

Match Preview: Bath Rugby vs Ulster

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster kick off their Investec Champions' Cup campaign with a Round 1 away trip to English Premiership side, Bath Rugby, at The Rec Stadium. Ulster hope to get their European campaign off to a positive...

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...

World Cup-winning Boks add more sparkle & fizz to the URC

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The one consistent among South Africa’s trio of BKT United Rugby Championship coaches in Jake White, John Plumtree and John Dobson, was the size of their smile in welcoming back their World Cup title-winning...

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...

Bulls on a high as Louw sets lofty target

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

crum plough Wilco Louw’s return to South Africa has given horns to a raging Vodacom Bulls set piece and life to his hopes of harvesting a Springboks recall.     Louw was again a driving...

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...

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...