wales

Westy and Taylor start as Bash is back for Dragons

8 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

New loan signing Harry Taylor, Wales international Taine Basham and Joe Westwood all start as Dragons RFC face Ulster Rugby in the BKT United Rugby Championship on Saturday evening (kick-off 7.35pm). Wales...

Turnbull leads Cardiff on 200th appearance

8 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh Turnbull returns to captain Cardiff on his 200th competitive appearance for the club. The Blue and Blacks make three changes for the visit of BKT United Rugby Championship leaders Leinster to the...

Johnny McNicholl to return to New Zealand

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets have agreed to Johnny McNicholl’s request to be released from his contract to take up a playing opportunity in New Zealand. McNicholl, 33, made 130 appearances for the Scarlets over eight...

An emotional night in store for double centurion Turnbull

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh Turnbull admits it will be an emotional occasion when he makes his 200th appearance for Cardiff Rugby in Saturday’s BKT URC clash with Leinster Rugby at the Arms Park.   On top of that...

Rugby World Cup stars return to boost Georgia

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exciting back-three talent Davit Niniashvili and experienced scrum-half Vasil Lobzhanidze have been named in the Lelos’ starting XV for the first Men's Rugby Europe Championship 2024 semi-final against...

EVERY GAME COUNTS: Jeopardy for Ospreys, Big Benetton test & more

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

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

URC Origins: Cardiff star Ellis Bevan doing his bit for the grassroots game

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The URC Origin Rounds are firmly focussed on supporting the grassroots game and Cardiff Rugby’s Ellis Bevan is certainly doing just that. The Arms Park scrum-half has taken up a role as an assistant...

Scarlets sign Cheetahs hooker Marnus van der Merwe

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets are delighted to confirm the signing of Toyota Cheetahs hooker Marnus van der Merwe ahead of the 2024-25 season.   The 27-year-old has been earning rave reviews in South Africa and was...

URC Round 11 Match Officials & Broadcasters

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The appointments for the United Rugby Championship fixtures in Round 11 have been confirmed and are available alongside the TV listings below. FRIDAY, MARCH 1 Edinburgh Rugby v Ospreys Hive Stadium,...

Scarlets’ dual-code dragon: The Origins of Sam Lousi

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales is known for its dragons. Adorned across their national flag, the dragon is frequently depicted in fiction as a monstrously large creature, capable of sudden and devastating destruction. It is appropriate...