Bundee Aki v Ulster

Connacht secure URC play-off place after victory over Cardiff

Connacht marked Andy Friend's final home game as their director of rugby with a 38-19 bonus-point win over Cardiff at the Sportsground.


Lions' URC play-off hopes ended after last-gasp Leinster defeat

The Lions blew a big lead against a second-string Leinster outfit to end their hopes of reaching the United Rugby Championship play-offs.

Canan Moodie

URC: Bulls demolish Zebre as Canan Moodie scores three tries

The Bulls annihilated Zebre Parma 78-12 in Johannesburg on Saturday to move one step closer to the United Rugby Championship play-offs.

Makazole Mapimpi

Sharks get the better of Benetton to boost United Rugby Championship play-off hopes

The Sharks boosted their bid for a top-eight spot and a place in the United Rugby Championship play-offs with a thrilling 43-33 victory over Benetton in Durban.

Sharks director of rugby Neil Powell

Neil Powell eyes URC title to define first Sharks season

Sharks director of rugby Neil Powell has set his sights on the United Rugby Championship title to mark his first season in charge of the Durban dynasty following last weekend's Champions Cup exit away to Toulouse.

Schalk Burger

Burger: SA teams' European exits could be blessing in disguise

Former Springbok great Schalk Burger says that the South African United Rugby Championship sides' exit from the EPCR competitions is a blessing in disguise.