BKT URC Round 13 Match Pack


BKT United Rugby Championship action returns this weekend as focus now turns to see what Round 13 will have to offer.

Friday night lights kicks off with Ulster facing the DHL Stormers for the first time since the narrow Semi-Final defeat in Cape Town last season while the Vodacom Bulls travel to Scarlets.

On Saturday, Munster make the trip to Treviso as they look to come away with a win with Benetton sitting just one point ahead on the league table. Dragons RFC host Glasgow Warriors, Cardiff Rugby travel to Dublin to face Leinster, Cell C Sharks will look to secure a win on the road as they play Edinburgh Rugby while Connacht welcome the Emirates Lions to Galway. In the only fixture on Sunday, Zebre Parma host Welsh opponents Ospreys.


At Rodney Parade, Newport - Saturday, January 28, 3pm kick-off


Referee: Frank Murphy (IRFU, 72nd competition game) Assistant: Dewi Phillips, Elliot Mayor (both WRU) TMO: Olly Hodges (IRFU)

Overall URC head-to-head record:

Played 36, Dragons won 16, Glasgow won 17, with 3 matches drawn.

Did you know?

  • Dragons RFC have lost their last five BKT United Rugby Championship fixtures since beating Zebre 47-7 at Rodney Parade at the end of October.
  • Dragons have won three home games in the Championship this season, against Munster in Round 2, Ospreys in Round 6, and Zebre in Round 7.
  • Dragons have lost their last four fixtures against Scottish opponents since beating Edinburgh at Principality Stadium in March 2021.
  • Glasgow Warriors have won their last four matches in the BKT United Rugby Championship since their 5-40 reversal at the hands of Leinster in Dublin in November.
  • Warriors have won their last two away games in the Championship, at Zebre and at Edinburgh, and have not won three in succession on their travels since 2019.
  • The Scotsmen have lost on their last three visits to Wales since beating today’s opponents, Dragons, at the Cardiff City Stadium in the Rainbow Cup in May 2021. 
  • The last six fixtures between the two side have been evenly split with three wins apiece, whilst the Warriors have only lost once in their last six visits to Rodney Parade.

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