Champions Cup

2024 - 2025

Wallabies prop joins the Waratahs

23 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

After what turned out to be a season of disappointment for The Waratahs may suddenly turn a new corner, as they look set to welcome Test stars Taniela Tupou and Rob Leota at the franchise. Several household...

Nick Champion de Crespigny joins The Force

38 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western Force have signed Australian back-rower Nick Champion de Crespigny from French Top 14 club Castres Olympique ahead of the 2025 Super Rugby Pacific season. The Canberra-born 28-year-old has...

Centre Sammy Arnold joins Newcastle Falcons

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have added physicality and dynamism to their midfield with the signing of Brive’s Sammy Arnold on a two-year deal. The 28-year-old centre has one Ireland cap and more than a century...

Fijian winger signs for CA Brive

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Earlier today CA Brive announced the signing of winger Tevita Railevu until 2026.  Tevita Railevu who began playing rugby at the age of 5 in Nasinu, Fiji, posesses natural qualities of...

Champions Cup Fixtures Confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The fixtures for the Investec Champions Cup 2024/25 pool stage have been released, with some huge clashes set to take place across Europe and South Africa involving the world’s biggest clubs!     Round...

Top14 Signings: The EPCR Stars Strengthening French Clubs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

We now know the Investec Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup pools for the 2024/25 campaign, and so it’s time to turn our attention to who might be on the field. In particularly, this...

Focus On Munster’s Champions Cup Opposition Season 24/25

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Take a closer look at Munster’s Champions Cup Pool opponents for the 2024/25 season following this week’s draw. Munster will play two home games and two away games in Pool 3 with Stade Français,...

Vunipola joins the Vannes in the French Top 14

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Club Vannes officially annouced the signing of Mako Vunipola after he committed to the French side for two seasons, until 2026. Vunipola (1.80m, 33 years old) is the fourth most...

Carr to captain the Blue Bulls for 2024 Currie Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls forward Nizaam Carr has been appointed to lead the side during the 2024 Currie Cup campaign. Carr, who has captained the Tshwane-based franchise in some United Rugby Championship and Investec Champions...

Tshakweni trades Cheetahs for Bulls

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have signed Alulutho Tshakweni on an initial two-year deal.   Tshakweni, a loose head prop, is a capped junior Springbok who has represented Border at under-18 Academy Week and...