Preview | Edinburgh v Ulster

Preview | Edinburgh v Ulster

25 days ago

Fixture News

Ulster travel to the Scottish capital on Saturday evening for the penultimate game of the URC regular season.

Match Details

🤝 Edinburgh Rugby v Ulster Rugby
🗓 Saturday 30 April, 7.35pm
🏟 The DAM Health Stadium, Edinburgh
🏆 United Rugby Championship Round 17
📺 Live on Premier Sports

Officials

Referee: Ben Whitehouse (WRU, 84th competition game)
Assistants: Ian Kenny, Dunx McClement (both SRU)
TMO: Andrew McMenemy (SRU)

Team News

Race to the Playoffs

With just two regular season rounds to go, the race to the URC playoffs is heating up.

The top eight will make it through to the Quarter-Finals, with the top four earning home advantage.

Ulster are currently in fifth place on 51 points, while seventh placed Edinburgh are just two points behind.

Just four points separate the teams currently ranked second to eighth, so it is all to play for.

» View the full standings

Remaining Home Fixtures

Ulster Rugby v Cell C Sharks (Fri 20 May, 7.35pm)
URC Round 18
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Did you know?

  • Edinburgh’s last six matches in the United Rugby Championship have been evenly split with three wins and three defeats.
  • Edinburgh’s record at DAM Health Stadium in all competitions is won nine, drawn one.
  • Edinburgh have achieved just three victories over Irish provinces since November 2019, but all three wins were against Connacht.
  • Ulster have lost their last three United Rugby Championship matches and excluding unplayed fixtures have not lost four in a row in the Championship since 2011.
  • Ulster have won their last six matches against Scottish opponents since Glasgow beat them 50-20 at Scotstoun in the United Rugby Championship semi-final in May 2019.
  • Ulster have won their last six matches against Edinburgh since the Scotsmen’s 17-16 victory in Belfast in February 2018.

URC Head-to-Head Record

Played 36, Edinburgh won 11, Ulster won 25.

Looking Back

Back in September 2020 Ulster and Edinburgh met at Murrayfield and Ian Madigan's dramatic last-gasp penalty fired Ulster to a place in the PRO14 Final.

Re-live the highlights below...

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