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Challenge Cup

2012 - 2013

Where are they now? The Leinster team that won the Province's first Champions Cup Title

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster face off against La Rochelle this weekend, with the Irish Province searching for a record-equalling fifth Champions Cup title.   With Leo Cullen's men looking to add a fifth...

Class of 2022: Retiring Players XV

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021/22 season is drawing to a close which means several players will be bringing their careers to an end.   We take a look at these players in the form of XV.   1. Rhys...

Sean O'Brien set to retire at the end of the 2021/22 campaign

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish can confirm Sean O'Brien is set to retire from rugby at the end of the 2021/22 season.   The back-row forward will bring a storied 14-year career to a conclusion this summer after two-and-a-half...

England star Joe Marler commits future to Harlequins

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins have today confirmed that England star Joe Marler has signed a contract extension with the Club.     A product of the Club’s academy, Marler has developed into a world-class...

Chris Robshaw to leave Harlequins at the end of the season

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chris Robshaw has today confirmed that he will leave Harlequins at the end of the season following 16 years at the club.     Robshaw took to Twitter to confirm the news in a statement:    Thank...

Richie Rees takes over Cardiff's attack

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues have confirmed that Jason Strange has left the region with immediate effect with Richie Rees stepping up to take the role of backs and attack coach.   Former Wales U20s head coach...

Jack McGrath to switch to Ulster

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

IRFU contracted international prop Jack McGrath has decided to switch to Ulster from the start of the 2019/20 season, the club has today confirmed.   Commenting on his decision, Jack said: “This...

Tony Diprose to leave Harlequins at end of the season

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins has today announced that Tony Diprose, the Club’s Academy and Global Development Director will leave at the end of the current season when his contract expires.   Diprose started...

Benetton Rugby sign Derrick Appiah

4 years ago by Benetton Rugby

Benetton Rugby have announced their second signing for the upcoming season, with Derrick Appiah signing an undisclosed contract with the club. A product of Italian side Modena, Appiah joined...

Carlo Festuccia to retire at the end of the season

5 years ago by Wasps Rugby

Wasps have announced that Italian international Carlo Festuccia will retire at the end of the 2016/17 season, after a 19-year career in professional rugby.   On news of his retirement, Carlo Festuccia...