URC United Rugby Championship 2021-22

Image References

[P-1] Contributor Mark William Penny (2022) Rugby – Ospreys Vs. Connacht in the Magners League Item ID: 2793264 [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/rugby-ospreys-vs-connacht-magners-league-2793264 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

Table

PosTeam
1Banbridge Broncos
2Dublin City Exiles
3Dublin City Exiles 2nd XIII
4Galway Tribesmen
5Dublin City Exiles W
6Cork Bulls
7The Longhorns RL
8South Leinster RLFC
8South Leinster RLFC W
10Athboy Fighting Irish
11Galway Tribeswomen

Shields

PosTeam
1Banbridge Broncos
2Dublin City Exiles
3Dublin City Exiles 2nd XIII
4Galway Tribesmen
5Dublin City Exiles W
6Cork Bulls
7The Longhorns RL
8South Leinster RLFC
8South Leinster RLFC W
10Athboy Fighting Irish
11Galway Tribeswomen
PosTeam
1Banbridge Broncos
2Dublin City Exiles
3Dublin City Exiles 2nd XIII
4Galway Tribesmen
5Dublin City Exiles W
6Cork Bulls
7The Longhorns RL
8South Leinster RLFC
8South Leinster RLFC W
10Athboy Fighting Irish
11Galway Tribeswomen
PosTeam
1Banbridge Broncos
2Dublin City Exiles
3Dublin City Exiles 2nd XIII
4Galway Tribesmen
5Dublin City Exiles W
6Cork Bulls
7The Longhorns RL
8South Leinster RLFC
8South Leinster RLFC W
10Athboy Fighting Irish
11Galway Tribeswomen
PosTeam
1Banbridge Broncos
2Dublin City Exiles
3Dublin City Exiles 2nd XIII
4Galway Tribesmen
5Dublin City Exiles W
6Cork Bulls
7The Longhorns RL
8South Leinster RLFC
8South Leinster RLFC W
10Athboy Fighting Irish
11Galway Tribeswomen

Schedule

(Round 1)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Men's Premiership

(Round 1)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Men's Premiership

(Round 1)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Women's Premiership

(Round 1)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Men's Championship

(Round 1)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Men's Championship

(Round 2)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Men's Premiership

(Round 2)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Men's Premiership

(Round 2)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Women's Premiership

(Round 2)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Men's Championship

(Round 2)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Men's Championship

(Round 3)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Men's Premiership

(Round 3)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Men's Premiership

(Round 3)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Men's Championship

(Round 3)
RLI Rugby League Ireland Men's Championship

Recap

In Round 1 of the United Rugby Championship 2021-22 Leinster Rugby and Munster Rugby both had big wins, Leinster Rugby by 31-3 against Vodacom Bulls and Munster Rugby a come-from-behind victory over Cell C Sharks, both Big 4 South African Provinces. Ulster Rugby also secured a bonus point win with a 35-29 win versus Glasgow Warriors. Connacht Rugby meanwhile had less fortune against Cardiff Blues, losing 21-33. Ospreys joined Cardiff at the top of the Welsh Shield with a 27-23 defeat of Dragons, while Benetton and Edinburgh topped the Scottish/Italian Shield with close wins over DHL Stormers (22-18) and Scarlets (26-22) respectively. Emirates Lions took sole possession of first place in the South African Shield with a Bonus Point 38-26 victory versus Zebre Parma.

Recap Round 2

Leinster, Munster, Ulster and Connacht all won in Round 2. Connacht gained a bonus point win on Friday with a 34-7 victory at the Sportsground over Vodacom Bulls. Ulster also got a bonus point with a huge six-try win at Zebre Parma (36-3), and Munster likewise got a bonus point in 34-18 defeat of DHL Stormers at Thomond Park. Leinster meanwhile struggled on the Sunday to win 7-6 at Rodney Parade versus the Dragons. Elsewhere there were wins for Ospreys, Glasgow Warriors, Benetton and Scarlets. Reference: [11-19]

Magners League Rugby Stock Image

Rugby – Ospreys Vs. Connacht in the Magners League Contributor Mark William Penny / Reference: [P-1]

Image References

[P-1] Contributor Mark William Penny (2022) Rugby – Ospreys Vs. Connacht in the Magners League Item ID: 2793264 [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/rugby-ospreys-vs-connacht-magners-league-2793264 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

References

[1] United Rugby Championship (2021) Shields [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/shields/202101 [Accessed 12 October 2021]

References Round 1

[2] United Rugby Championship (2021) 2021-22 Round 1 [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/1 [Accessed 12 October 2021]

[3] United Rugby Championship (2021) Zebre Parma vs Emirates Lions [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/zebre-parma-vs-emirates-lions-2021-09-24/268093 [Accessed 12 October 2021]

[4] United Rugby Championship (2021) Ulster Rugby vs Glasgow Warriors [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/ulster-vs-glasgow-warriors-2021-09-24/268094  [Accessed 12 October 2021]

[5] United Rugby Championship (2021) Cardiff Blues vs Connacht Rugby [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/cardiff-rugby-vs-connacht-2021-09-24/268095 [Accessed 12 October 2021]

[6] United Rugby Championship (2021) Benetton vs DHL Stormers [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/benetton-rugby-vs-dhl-stormers-2021-09-25/268096 [Accessed 12 October 2021]

[7] United Rugby Championship (2021) Leinster Rugby vs Vodacom Bulls [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/leinster-vs-vodacom-bulls-2021-09-25/268097 [Accessed 12 October 2021]

[8] United Rugby Championship (2021) Edinburgh Rugby vs Scarlets [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/edinburgh-rugby-vs-scarlets-2021-09-25/268098 [Accessed 12 October 2021]

[9] United Rugby Championship (2021) Munster Rugby vs Cell C Sharks  [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/munster-vs-cell-c-sharks-2021-09-25/268099 [Accessed 12 October 2021]

[10] United Rugby Championship (2021) Dragons vs Ospreys  [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/dragons-vs-ospreys-2021-09-26/268100 [Accessed 12 October 2021]

References Round 2

[11] United Rugby Championship (2021) 2021-22 Round 2 [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/2 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[12] United Rugby Championship (2021) Connacht vs Vodacom Bulls [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/connacht-rugby-vs-vodacom-bulls-2021-10-01/268101 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[13] United Rugby Championship (2021) Scarlets vs Emirates Lions [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/scarlets-vs-emirates-lions-2021-10-01/268102 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[14] United Rugby Championship (2021) Benetton vs Edinburgh [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/benetton-rugby-vs-edinburgh-rugby-2021-10-02/268103 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[15] United Rugby Championship (2021) Glasgow Warriors vs Cell C Sharks [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/glasgow-warriors-vs-cell-c-sharks-2021-10-02/268104  [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[16] United Rugby Championship (2021) Zebre Parma vs Ulster [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/zebre-parma-vs-ulster-rugby-2021-10-02/268105  [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[17] United Rugby Championship (2021) Munster vs DHL Stormers [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/munster-rugby-vs-dhl-stormers-2021-10-02/268108  [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[18] United Rugby Championship (2021) Ospreys vs Cardiff Rugby [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/ospreys-vs-cardiff-rugby-2021-10-02/268107   [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[19] United Rugby Championship (2021) Dragons vs Leinster [Internet] Available from: https://www.unitedrugby.com/match-centre/202101/united-rugby-championship/dragons-vs-leinster-rugby-2021-10-03/268106   [Accessed 21 February 2022]

Irish Team Logo References

[L-1] Connacht Rugby (2022) connacht-logo-new [Internet] Available from: https://cdn-static.connachtrugby.ie/wp-content/assets/img/connacht-logo-new.jpg [Accessed 30 January 2022]

[L-2] Leinster Rugby (2017) Leinster Rugby Logo [Internet] Available from: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/d/df/Leinster_Rugby_logo.svg/200px-Leinster_Rugby_logo.svg.png [Accessed 13 March 2018]

[L-3] Munster Rugby Facebook (2010) Profile picture, October 12, 2009 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/155589393449/photos/a.451345083449/155589638449/ [Actual Logo Reference at:  https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.18169-9/1934236_155589638449_5550379_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=174925&_nc_ohc=xwmz2ogcpZoAX9tjOEo&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT9MnB0m9Po9PTOd80kRng4qsMtPBaDzB_d-Z790O3CA_g&oe=621A8D2C [Accessed 30 January 2022]

[L-4] Ulster Rugby Facebook (2021) Profile Picture, October 21, 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/ulsterrugby/photos/a.126229984122776/4463975923681472/ [Accessed 30 January 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/247294314_4463975900348141_7275872992534110872_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=qwwk8hpckOcAX8VFw-I&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT_LJiqkeyIZYYmY8xXgVH2ofAKmGjFMme4-FoQeQDgn0w&oe=61FBAACC ][Accessed 30 January 2022]

Welsh Logo References

[L-5] Cardiff Rugby Facebook (2010) Profile picture, August 1, 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/CardiffRugby1876/photos/a.429225184999/10158632559645000/ [Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/229382720_10158632559655000_7409526282198883611_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=0puZG72P9ysAX_kskhx&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT-EzXfVMK8gJ11Oh4cIjr5xArzvfj77DziflffkW9AimQ&oe=62191DF7  [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[L-6] Dragons Rugby Facebook (2019) Profile picture, November 13, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dragonsrugby.wales/photos/a.448478662355/10157597047657356/  [Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/75635878_10157597047672356_3210944514294284288_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=-ndxlnkMugYAX8QozLA&tn=7uF7rGUPgPXI7zGG&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT_tXdg-GNZ0lrcUmGKIEXUd5MDuQA9idAtfmy9tzVUxMQ&oe=6237EE8D  [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[L-7] Ospreys Rugby Facebook (2019) Profile picture, November 25, 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=433492031709379&set=a.256771726048078   [Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/261024965_433492025042713_5181544333352727215_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=5CtUHu7sFiMAX_dIJJA&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT8TSKItBF0dRpRS9R7Vps62M5v8UNRlfkwUDd5ITlXkTg&oe=6217CF58  [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[L-8] Scarlets Facebook (2019) Profile picture, February 4, 2022 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialScarlets/photos/a.431677701690/10158291406011691    [Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/273009448_10158291406001691_5763123761409792485_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=m8rA1rRKRO0AX8qpvMV&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT-FYXT8UdxgjVXpWGF0tNI_h9SfX9WLNZQOY3bDh4FAjw&oe=621911DA  [Accessed 21 February 2022]

Scottish / Italian Logo References

[L-9] Edinburgh Rugby Facebook (2019) Profile picture, November 12, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/EdinburghRugby/photos/a.233053006733400/2601616689877008/  [Actual Logo Reference at:  https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/72122685_2601616693210341_3421692872972304384_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=5C0ZEh6e7YUAX9wGRQn&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT-6FF9FY8p3wiqsz5CLU2bG4V01Dm0Q5aJi3W4uD1E9nA&oe=6239AF7D [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[L-10] Glasgow Warriors Facebook (2019) Profile picture, December 2, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/GlasgowWarriors/photos/a.175500692479669/3056171704412539/  [Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/77425978_3056171707745872_5335082717233020928_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=4WMwYnTED1gAX9p60cj&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT_voPzzSJvyCJzdMwxbqxkuW0kOKx9MirEuCQBE0z0UEQ&oe=623ACC73  [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[L-11] Benetton Rugby Facebook (2019) Profile picture, January 11, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/BenettonRugbyTreviso/photos/a.152637031427684/2536625883028775   [Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/49730732_2536625889695441_12406859143053312_n.png?_nc_cat=111&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=zoJQqaeDWv4AX86egWw&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT_xOJyxs5MILk408PtppHdtAWl55moLZY70Tui7PvjL8w&oe=623A55F6  [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[L-12] Zebre Rugby Facebook (2019) Profile picture, July 17, 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/Zebrugby/photos/a.328294560579681/3192333407509101   [Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/109563057_3192333410842434_6859176278119546625_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=H-DTfQdGjiUAX99G5Fo&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT_FykjEm-VTOXauT_G_0LrcjpshDJmdol9OFQOTqz67VQ&oe=62390968  [Accessed 21 February 2022]

South African Logo References

[L-13] The Sharks Facebook (2019) Profile picture, July 17, 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/SharksRugby/photos/a.251572748205851/2444108658952238   [Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/48177985_2444108662285571_6675243480022777856_n.png?_nc_cat=100&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=tbUPbdF2smAAX_2DdLz&tn=7uF7rGUPgPXI7zGG&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT_4dhQe8HGhS3-gLuoD0WukUC8cV9ocpLeIpvPEgHTm_A&oe=6237BFCC  [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[L-14] Stormers Facebook (2015) Profile picture, July 1, 2015 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/stormers/photos/a.468916027323/10153364435397324/   [Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.18169-9/11403097_10153364435397324_845617221322732834_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=KuYrW9EtL-AAX9T5lxT&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT-MxJx_mcm25mc05MlavC8uXxRefF8SFOvr5DHige_nlw&oe=6239BCA8 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[L-15] Lions Rugby Co Facebook (2020) Profile picture, July 30, 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/LionsRugbyCo/photos/a.153633971368538/3295821703816400/   [Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/116542093_3295821710483066_1238690586102316593_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=O3UnAk5BJqUAX_LVYHD&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT9YX7ATdul4xC41Wv0RyFhA99wBIonteBHpPSqKGUzNew&oe=623935C6 [Accessed 21 February 2022]

[L-16] Vodacom Bulls Facebook (2015) Profile picture, August 16, 2021 [Internet] Available from:  https://www.facebook.com/BullsOfficial/photos/a.135140156544409/4326253504099699/  [Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/236444153_4326253517433031_1248273548330643868_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=JtycKevbvY0AX-sxZtV&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT9kXcs78fj-Qb_mC1fJwWMHKQoAkR2OW-br1ytT5ARdUw&oe=621912DA [Accessed 21 February 2022]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Malcolm O’Kelly.

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