Champions Cup

2019 - 2020

Should Eddie Jones Blood A New Flyhalf This Test Window?

18 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England resume their test season on 25 October against the Barbarians with the extended test window and conclusion of the Six Nations providing Eddie Jones with the opportunity to give a number of players...

Racing 92 v Saracens Semi-final Highlights

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Juan Imhoff scored a stunning 76th minute try that was enough for Racing 92 to secure a spot in the Champions Cup final after a dramatic 19-15 semi-final win over Saracens in Paris. In a heavyweight...

Exeter Chiefs v Toulouse Semi-final Highlights

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs put in a power-packed display to defeat Toulouse 28-18 at Sandy Park. Two tries in each half – including a brace from Harry Williams – proved crucial for Exeter who were clinical...

Racing 92 owner reveals Maro Itoje's mammoth salary demand

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens and England lock Maro Itoje priced himself out of a move to Racing 92 according to the club's owner Jacky Lorenzetti.   Lorenzetti revealed that he could not afford the asking...

European quarter-finals prove rugby is still a game for all shapes and sizes

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the oldest cliches in rugby is that it is 'a game for all shapes and sizes' and while the professional game has seen players become bigger and stronger over the years, the quarter-finals of the...

Maro Itoje reveals that he wants year away from Saracens

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Saracens lock Maro Itoje has revealed that he intends to spend at least a year of his career abroad.   The 25-year-old has spent his career at Saracens but revealed ahead of...

Form Guide: Champions Cup Quarter-Finals

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup is back and just eight teams remain as the top clubs in Europe battle it out this weekend for a place in the semi-finals.   Five winners, with 13 Champions Cup titles, remain...

Champions and Challenge Cup quarter-finals kick-off times altered

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR has announced that two kick-off times for the Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-finals have been slightly altered.    🚨#HeinekenChampionsCup quarter-finals...

French Clubs Begin Legal Proceedings Against World Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR), the governing body of the TOP14 and PROD2 has commenced legal proceedings against World Rugby according to a report by Owen Slot at The Times.   The...

What If The Springboks Needed To Select Players From Europe and Australasia For The Rugby Championship?

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienaber is set to kick off his tenure as the new Springbok coach during the Rugby Championship which is set to be held exclusively in New Zealand. However, Nienaber has...