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How To Watch United Rugby Championship Round 4 Fixtures And URC Table

How To Watch United Rugby Championship Round 4 Fixtures And URC Table

Ulster Rugby vs. Munster Rugby highlight the United Rugby Championship Round 4 schedule this week. Here's a look at the full slate.

Nov 8, 2023 by Joe Harrington

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The situation was bleak for Connacht Rugby during Round 3 of the United Rugby Championship season. 

Ulster Rugby took a 20-3 lead on Connacht at one point as the Westerners looked poised to suffer their first loss of the season. 

And then everything flipped. 

Connacht scored 19 unanswered points to stun the Ulstermen, 22-20, at the Sportsground. Jack Carty and Diarmuid Kilgallen helped spur the comeback in what may be the best match of the URC season through three weeks. 

With the win, Connacht became the only team to stay perfect in the URC at 3-0-0 after the DHL Stormers suffered a loss to the Glasgow Warriors, 20-9. Munster (2-1-0) is only other team to have yet to lose this season, but did finish in a draw with Benetton in Round 2. 


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The action continues this week. Here’s a look at the Round 4 action.  

How To Watch United Rugby Championship Fixtures in Round 4

The URC is streaming all its matches on FloRugby and the FloSports app all season long. The platforms will also be home to highlights, breaking news and match replays. 

United Rugby Championship Round 4 Match Schedule 

The slate features another eight games starting on a Friday in Week 4. 

The first set of games will begin on Nov. 10 at 12:30 p.m. ET.

Here’s the schedule.

Friday, Nov. 10 URC Matches 

Zebre Parma vs. Hollywoodbets Sharks, 12:30 p.m. Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi

What if a match between the 0-0-3 Hollywoodbets Sharks and 0-0-3 Zebre, which hasn't won a game in nearly 19 months, is the match of the week? 

After a string of close matches for Zebre, losing by a combined seven points in Round 1 and 2  before being handed a 54-29 loss to the Vodacom Bulls in Round 3, this could be its best chance to break the losing streak. After this week, Zebre hosts Cardiff Rugby and then plays back-to-back games in South Africa before playing back-to-back games against rival Benetton to close the year. 

The Sharks, which finished eighth in the URC a year ago, aren't only last in the URC Table, but they been outscored by 49 points this season (87-39). Of course those matches have included Munster and Leinster along with a trip to Wales to play the Ospreys. The Sharks have yet to play a URC match in South Africa and it's unlikely they'll have their international players back in the next several weeks.  

The Sharks need a win. Zebre really needs a win. 

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Ulster Rugby vs. Munster Rugby, 2:35 p.m., Kingspan Stadium 

The stirring Friday night schedule continues. Ulster hosts defending champion Munster. both teams are looking up at Connacht in the URC Table with Munster behind the Westerners by one point and are coming off a 45-14 win over the Dragons. And Ulster needs to recover quickly from its loss to Connacht and gets its rival South Ireland team at home. 

Cardiff Rugby vs. Vodacom Bulls, 2:25 p.m., Cardiff Arms Park 

The Bulls sit at third in the URC Table at 2-0-1 and just two points behind Connacht. It's the third straight contest away from South Africa for the Bulls, who have gone 1-0-1 in those matches. Cardiff Rugby's only win has come against the Dragons, the No. 15 team in the table, and last week they lost to the Scarlets, who had struggled mightily. How mightly? The Bulls beat the Scarlets 63-21 in Round 1. 

Saturday, Nov. 11 URC Matches

Benetton Rugby vs. DHL Stormers, 10 a.m., Stadio Monigo 

This is the big test for Benetton. The Italian club has been one of the early feel good stories of the URC with a 2-1-0 record and are tied with five other clubs with 10 points. This week, they look for their second win against a South African club this season. The DHL Stormers, though, pose a tough test. They were upset by Glasgow Warriors in Scotland, which happens to a lot of clubs, in Round 3, 20-9. Before then, they sat at the top of the standings after back-to-back blowout victories.  

Ospreys Rugby vs. Glasgow Warriors, 12:15 p.m. Swansea.com Stadium 

The Ospreys are out to a 2-0-1 record and if the season ended after three rounds, they'd finish in the top eight. That's a victory for a club that went 5-2-11 last season. After beating the Hollywoodbets Sharks in London in Round 3, 19-5, they return home to host the Glasgow Warriors. 

Simply put the Warriors are a different team away Scotland. They beat the Stormers and Leinster in Glasgow but lost in Western Ireland to Connacht in Round 2. Still, that's two of the most impressive wins of the season, and the Warriors (2-0-1) are fifth in the table. 

Scarlets Rugby vs. Emirates Lions, 12:15 p.m., Parc Y Scarlets 

The Scarlets scored a big win in Round 3 to snap what had been a dreadful start to the season. The Welsh club beat Cardiff 31-25 for its first win of the season. Meanwhile, the Lions continue to struggle, losing in Round 3 to Benetton 15-10 to drop to 0-0-3 on the season. 

Edinburgh Rugby vs. Connacht Rugby, 2:35 p.m., Hive Stadium

Connacht heads to Scotland as the No.1 team in the URC table. Irish international players could be returning soon which will strengthen Connacht. The Westerners will announce lineups on Friday before the match. Edinburgh is 10th in the standings but only two points behind the six clubs tied with 10 points in the table. 

Sunday Nov. 12 URC Matches 

Dragons RFC vs. Leinster, 8:15 a.m., Rodney Parade 

Things haven't gone great for the Dragons. They are No. 15 in the standings and are 0-0-3. They have been outscored by 43 points and have just two points in the table. Meanwhile, Leinster as recovered from its Round 1 loss in Glasgow nicely and the URC favorites could be getting even stronger with a whole roster soon. At 2-0-1, Leinster has 10 points heading into Round 4. 

URC Table After Round 3

1CONNACHT RUGBY3300190721813
2MUNSTER RUGBY3210292484412
3VODACOM BULLS32013136766011
4DHL STORMERS3201296603610
5GLASGOW WARRIORS3201289682110
6LEINSTER RUGBY3201295831210
7ULSTER RUGBY320128677910
9BENETTON RUGBY321005145610
10EDINBURGH RUGBY320106669-38
11CARDIFF RUGBY31022636306
13ZEBRE PARMA3003596128-325
14EMIRATES LIONS300345967-84
15DRAGONS RFC300324083-432

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