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United Rugby Championship Round 14 Preview

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster Rugby v Cardiff Rugby, Friday 7.35pm Cardiff boss Matt Sherratt has faced a welcome selection dilemma ahead of his team’s trip to Belfast. He’s had more numbers to choose from than...

Log positions key as the URC returns to action

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Securing the best possible positions on the log will be the main driving force when the United Rugby Championship returns to action this weekend as the pressure mounts with only five rounds remaining before...

Scarlets great Ken Owens to retire from rugby

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former club captain and one of the Scarlets’ all-time greats, Ken Owens, has announced his retirement from rugby. The 37-year-old hooker will be remembered as one of the finest players to pull on...

URC Round 13 Review

2 weeks 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 Round 13 Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby v Connacht Rugby, Saturday, 1pm   A meeting of two teams just on the edge of the play-off zone, with tenth taking on ninth, so there’s much at stake.   Both sides will...

Larmour looking forward to facing “incredible” Le Roux in top-of-the-table clash

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jordan Larmour has hailed Willie le Roux as a player who “ticks all the boxes as a 15” as the two international full-backs prepare to meet this weekend.   Larmour’s Leinster Rugby...

URC Round 12 Review

3 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...

Emirates Lions boost top-eight prospects with win at Connacht

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Emirates Lions overcame the early dismissal of Asenathi Ntlabakanye to give their BKT United Rugby Championship play-off hopes a boost with a 38-14 win over Connacht at Dexcom Stadium. Having put 40 points...

URC Round 12 Preview

4 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...

Connacht team named for visit of Lions

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Head Coach Pete Wilkins has named his side for tomorrow’s BKT United Rugby Championship meeting with Emirates Lions at Dexcom Stadium (5.15pm).   There are five changes to the side...