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#URC

# urc - Friday 5 August, 2022

Kick-off times confirmed for all 18 rounds of fixtures in new URC season
# Details
From The42
# Details

Kick-off times confirmed for all 18 rounds of fixtures in new URC season

Aug 5th 2022, 2:10 PM 5,927 Views 2 Comments

The opening weekend sees Connacht travel to take on Ulster in Belfast on Saturday 17 September, with kick-off set for 7.35pm.

# urc - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Former Italy rugby coach Franco Smith takes charge of Glasgow
# URC
From The42
# URC

Former Italy rugby coach Franco Smith takes charge of Glasgow

Aug 2nd 2022, 2:50 PM 4,029 Views 1 Comment

Smith is to succeed Danny Wilson as head coach.

# urc - Thursday 28 July, 2022

Ulster and Connacht meet on opening weekend of new URC season
# Schedule
From The42
# Schedule

Ulster and Connacht meet on opening weekend of new URC season

Jul 28th 2022, 11:21 AM 8,435 Views 10 Comments

The fixtures for the 2022/23 URC campaign have been confirmed.

# urc - Sunday 3 July, 2022

URC's Sharks add former France hooker Bru as breakdown coach for next season
# Coup
From The42
# Coup

URC's Sharks add former France hooker Bru as breakdown coach for next season

Jul 3rd 2022, 1:39 PM 3,651 Views 2 Comments

After guiding Bayonne back to the Top 14, the former two-time Heineken Cup winner will join the South African franchise.

# urc - Monday 27 June, 2022

Dragons add ‘RFC’ to name as rebrand moves to position Welsh region as a club
# Newport Who Dis
From The42
# Newport Who Dis

Dragons add ‘RFC’ to name as rebrand moves to position Welsh region as a club

Jun 27th 2022, 4:14 PM 7,819 Views 10 Comments

The URC side say that their identifying as a local club ‘does not detract from us representing our region or the people of Gwent.’

# urc - Sunday 19 June, 2022

'I want to be humble and I don’t want to whinge… but this hurts'
# Fall-out
From The42
# Fall-out

'I want to be humble and I don’t want to whinge… but this hurts'

Jun 19th 2022, 6:24 AM 16,782 Views 7 Comments

The Stormers beat the Bulls 18-13 to claim the inaugural URC title.

# urc - Saturday 18 June, 2022

Stormers come from behind to beat their South African rivals and claim inaugural URC title
# Champs
From The42
# Champs

Stormers come from behind to beat their South African rivals and claim inaugural URC title

Jun 18th 2022, 8:45 PM 26,568 Views 21 Comments

Stormers beat the Bulls 18-13 in Cape Town to win the URC final.

# urc - Thursday 16 June, 2022

End of term report: Perspective needed even if provinces fell short of their own expectations
# Grate Expectations
From The42
# Grate Expectations

End of term report: Perspective needed even if provinces fell short of their own expectations

Jun 16th 2022, 12:01 PM 13,641 Views 19 Comments

Success is defined by silverware in this country but should that always be the case?

# urc - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Roos completes clean sweep as he's voted URC Players' Player of the Season
# Roos Almighty
From The42
# Roos Almighty

Roos completes clean sweep as he's voted URC Players' Player of the Season

Jun 15th 2022, 12:42 PM 7,106 Views 9 Comments

The 22-year-old had already been voted Fans’ Player of the Season and the league’s best young player.

# urc - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

'The next time Ulster welcome the Stormers up to Belfast, there’s going to be a huge rivalry'
# URC
From The42
# URC

'The next time Ulster welcome the Stormers up to Belfast, there’s going to be a huge rivalry'

Jun 14th 2022, 8:00 PM 9,030 Views 2 Comments

Tommy Bowe has praised the South African impact on the URC ahead of the final in Cape Town.

Cullen named URC Coach of the Year
# Award
From The42
# Award

Cullen named URC Coach of the Year

Jun 14th 2022, 1:28 PM 7,740 Views 16 Comments

The Leinster head coach says the season didn’t end the way he would have liked, after they missed out on a spot in this weekend’s final.

# urc - Monday 13 June, 2022

Stormers eight Evan Roos voted URC Fans' Player of the Season
# Unit
From The42
# Unit

Stormers eight Evan Roos voted URC Fans' Player of the Season

Jun 13th 2022, 12:11 PM 4,976 Views 2 Comments

The 22-year-old made more successful carries and beat more defenders than any other player during the regular season.

# urc - Saturday 11 June, 2022

Ulster lament blunt showing in Cape Town defeat
# Falling Just Short
From The42
# Falling Just Short

Ulster lament blunt showing in Cape Town defeat

Jun 11th 2022, 5:39 PM 14,043 Views 15 Comments

Ulster created plenty of chances in the second half but failed to score a single point during that period.

Middle class: James Hume's rise has made Andy Farrell sit up and take notice
# Centre Of Excellence
From The42
# Centre Of Excellence

Middle class: James Hume's rise has made Andy Farrell sit up and take notice

Jun 11th 2022, 8:13 AM 7,489 Views 18 Comments

The Ulster centre has rapidly developed into one of Ireland’s best young players – but Ulster need him at his best today.

# urc - Friday 10 June, 2022

Ulster unchanged while Stormers to start Willemse for semi-final clash
# URC
From The42
# URC

Ulster unchanged while Stormers to start Willemse for semi-final clash

Jun 10th 2022, 12:53 PM 6,897 Views 22 Comments

The game in Cape Town kicks off at 2pm on Saturday.

# urc - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Moore the only change as Ulster team to take on Munster is named
# Last Eight
From The42
# Last Eight

Moore the only change as Ulster team to take on Munster is named

Jun 2nd 2022, 1:15 PM 6,802 Views 1 Comment

Scrum-half John Cooney will make his 100th appearance for the province on Friday.

Munster's O'Mahony and Coombes return for URC quarter-final tie with Ulster
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Munster's O'Mahony and Coombes return for URC quarter-final tie with Ulster

Jun 2nd 2022, 12:53 PM 12,433 Views 29 Comments

The provinces meet at Kingspan Stadium tomorrow evening.

Moulding midfield partnership with Hume and 'doing stuff differently' for another Munster showdown
# Ready To Rock
From The42
# Ready To Rock

Moulding midfield partnership with Hume and 'doing stuff differently' for another Munster showdown

Jun 2nd 2022, 8:33 AM 3,096 Views 1 Comment

The sides will meet in the URC quarter-final on Friday.

# urc - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

'We had it out with each other' - Tough Munster conversations following Leinster defeat
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

'We had it out with each other' - Tough Munster conversations following Leinster defeat

May 25th 2022, 12:00 PM 31,932 Views 22 Comments

Johann van Graan’s charges delivered a below-par performance against a fringe Leinster team last weekend.

# urc - Monday 23 May, 2022

Friday night fixture for Ulster and Munster as URC quarter-final details confirmed
# URC
From The42
# URC

Friday night fixture for Ulster and Munster as URC quarter-final details confirmed

May 23rd 2022, 11:42 AM 12,787 Views 8 Comments

Leinster’s quarter-final clash with Glasgow is one of three games to take place on Saturday, June 4.

# urc - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Connacht hold off Zebre rally to sign off with narrow win from URC campaign
# Just About
From The42
# Just About

Connacht hold off Zebre rally to sign off with narrow win from URC campaign

May 21st 2022, 7:53 PM 7,388 Views 4 Comments

The hosts were leading by 14 points after 26 minutes but were made to sweat for their win at the Sportsground.

Farewells and glimpses of the future as Connacht wrap up against Zebre
# Last Hurrah
From The42
# Last Hurrah

Farewells and glimpses of the future as Connacht wrap up against Zebre

May 21st 2022, 7:50 AM 9,801 Views 4 Comments

It has been a disappointing URC season for Andy Friend’s side but they can finish with a home win.

# urc - Friday 20 May, 2022

Friend picks a blend of youth and experience for Connacht's final game of the season
# URC
From The42
# URC

Friend picks a blend of youth and experience for Connacht's final game of the season

May 20th 2022, 12:25 PM 5,559 Views 4 Comments

Zebre visit the Sportsground tomorrow evening.

Munster welcome back Conway as Larmour and Baird return for Leinster
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Munster welcome back Conway as Larmour and Baird return for Leinster

May 20th 2022, 12:11 PM 16,659 Views 44 Comments

The teams have been named for tomorrow’s inter-pro at the Aviva.

# urc - Friday 13 May, 2022

Cian Prendergast signs new long-term contract with Connacht
# 2025
From The42
# 2025

Cian Prendergast signs new long-term contract with Connacht

May 13th 2022, 1:23 PM 6,259 Views 6 Comments

Prendergast had 12 months remaining on his current deal.

# urc - Monday 9 May, 2022

'It can’t be the peak' - Munster must rebound for next trip to Dublin
# Plenty To Play For
From The42
# Plenty To Play For

'It can’t be the peak' - Munster must rebound for next trip to Dublin

May 9th 2022, 6:00 AM 20,228 Views 20 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side have a huge URC clash against Leinster in two weekends’ time.

# urc - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

'I would love to leave Munster with hopefully two trophies' - De Allende
# Final Chapter
From The42
# Final Chapter

'I would love to leave Munster with hopefully two trophies' - De Allende

May 4th 2022, 12:00 PM 19,421 Views 40 Comments

The in-form Springbok centre is leaving at the end of the season.

# urc - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Sharks come from behind to overpower Connacht with second-half surge
# Shark Attack
From The42
# Shark Attack

Sharks come from behind to overpower Connacht with second-half surge

Apr 30th 2022, 5:06 PM 5,800 Views 6 Comments

Sharks won 41-21 to move into third place in the URC table..

Connacht driven by search for consistency as another frustrating season nears end
# Back It Up
From The42
# Back It Up

Connacht driven by search for consistency as another frustrating season nears end

Apr 30th 2022, 8:30 AM 2,677 Views 1 Comment

The province are looking to back up last weekend’s win against the Lions when they take on the Sharks in Durban today.

All eyes on Frawley at 10 but Leinster's pack must lead charge in Cape Town
# Table Toppers
From The42
# Table Toppers

All eyes on Frawley at 10 but Leinster's pack must lead charge in Cape Town

Apr 30th 2022, 7:30 AM 6,571 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has rotated his side again as Leinster look for a big win against the Stormers.

# urc - Friday 29 April, 2022

Haley's double helps Munster secure a bonus point win and second spot in the URC
# Haley's Comet
From The42
# Haley's Comet

Haley's double helps Munster secure a bonus point win and second spot in the URC

Apr 29th 2022, 9:29 PM 28,466 Views 26 Comments

Munster defeated Cardiff 42-21 in Musgrave Park to go above Stormers and into second place in the URC.

Cullen rotates team for Leinster's top-of-the-table clash against Stormers
# URC
From The42
# URC

Cullen rotates team for Leinster's top-of-the-table clash against Stormers

Apr 29th 2022, 12:39 PM 10,914 Views 19 Comments

There’s a first start for scrum-half Cormac Foley in Cape Town.

Billy Burns returns from injury to start at out-half for Ulster against Edinburgh
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Billy Burns returns from injury to start at out-half for Ulster against Edinburgh

Apr 29th 2022, 12:25 PM 4,603 Views 6 Comments

The sides will clash in the URC on Saturday evening.

Six changes for Connacht as Blade set to make 150th appearance against Sharks
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

Six changes for Connacht as Blade set to make 150th appearance against Sharks

Apr 29th 2022, 12:13 PM 4,854 Views 6 Comments

Head coach Andy Friend is hoping to make it a clean sweep against the South African sides in the URC this season.

'No-one's pointing fingers' - Ulster focused on getting back to winning ways, says Alan O'Connor
# Red Hand
From The42
# Red Hand

'No-one's pointing fingers' - Ulster focused on getting back to winning ways, says Alan O'Connor

Apr 29th 2022, 9:20 AM 2,651 Views 4 Comments

The northern province travel to Edinburgh tomorrow.

# urc - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

URC explore women's and U23 competitions but no plans for second division
# Big Plans
From The42
# Big Plans

URC explore women's and U23 competitions but no plans for second division

Apr 26th 2022, 1:04 PM 3,475 Views 5 Comments

CEO Martin Anayi said they would like to launch the women’s league ‘sooner rather than later.’

# urc - Monday 25 April, 2022

'I really think this will be good for the URC in the coming years'
# Coming Of Age
From The42
# Coming Of Age

'I really think this will be good for the URC in the coming years'

Apr 25th 2022, 11:56 AM 13,490 Views 17 Comments

The much-maligned competition has come alive in the last couple of months thanks to an injection of quality from four South African franchises.

# urc - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Ruddock: South Africa trip perfect preparation for Champions Cup date with Tigers
# Opportunity
From The42
# Opportunity

Ruddock: South Africa trip perfect preparation for Champions Cup date with Tigers

Apr 23rd 2022, 9:00 AM 4,399 Views 4 Comments

The province take on the Sharks and the Stormers in South Africa before heading to Welford Road.

# urc - Friday 22 April, 2022

Academy pair set to make Leinster debuts as URC South Africa tour begins
# And The Team Is...
From The42
# And The Team Is...

Academy pair set to make Leinster debuts as URC South Africa tour begins

Apr 22nd 2022, 12:25 PM 10,697 Views 11 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side will face Cell C Sharks on Saturday.

Birthday boy Murphy hoping to recover from European heartbreak with Munster showdown
# All Out
From The42
# All Out

Birthday boy Murphy hoping to recover from European heartbreak with Munster showdown

Apr 22nd 2022, 8:08 AM 7,703 Views 5 Comments

Ulster will host the southern province tonight in a crucial URC clash.

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