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Jared Payne relishing going up against his former team

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The week Jared Payne has had penciled into his diary since the start of the season has finally arrived, as he prepares to take on his former team.   Payne spent more than a decade with Ulster Rugby...

URC Round 15 Review

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New team on top Glasgow Warriors are the new leaders of the BKT URC having jumped above Leinster Rugby at the top of the table. Franco Smith’s team did a professional job in recording a 40-9 bonus...

Rugby Australia announces 2023 results at AGM

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2023 year saw a slight reduction in revenue (down $4.9m) largely due to lesser match day revenue as a result of only being able to host two home Wallabies Tests in a World Cup year, compared with six...

Munster boost top-four prospects with win at Emirates Lions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster became the first European team to win in Johannesburg in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship this season after beating the Emirates Lions 33-13. It was a sixth successive league victory for...

Former Springboks skipper Krige reveals Stormers backlash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springboks skipper Corne Krige has been giving his thoughts on the upcoming BKT URC battle between two wounded beasts as the DHL Stormers prepare to host Leinster Rugby.   The Stormers -...

Ireland star Gordon D’Arcy on Leinster’s double trouble

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland star Gordon D’Arcy says it is taking an “enormous effort” for Leinster Rugby to be competing for silverware on two fronts.   The Dublin-based outfit are the only...

Ospreys ready to fire as Booth puts Bulls in the crosshairs

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales's Ospreys earned respect in the Republic by beating the DHL Stormers in Cape Town.   South Africans are passionate about their teams, but they are equally accommodating and generous in their...

Ruan Pienaar takes the first step in his coaching career

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The former Springbok legend and Toyota Cheetah captain, Ruan Pienaar, will take the first steps in his coaching career when he officially joins the Free State u.21 and Toyota Academy coaching staff as...

Lions maul lackluster Leinster

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There have been times that the Emirates Lions have failed to use their home conditions, but not this time, as they exploded out of the blocks with their tempo game to lay the platform for a comprehensive...

Munster Secure Brilliant Bonus-Point Win Against Bulls

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster came from behind to carve out a bonus point win at Loftus Versfeld in this BKT United Rugby Championship encounter. Munster led 17-10 at the end of an entertaining opening half where the lead...