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How the revised formats for the Champions and Challenge Cup will work

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR has confirmed the revised tournament formats for the 2020/21 season.    In a statement confirming the news, the organising body of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup said that the...

Lima Sopoaga turns down Stormers, rumoured to be linked with Lyon

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Recent reports have linked All Black flyhalf Lima Sopoaga with a possible move to South Africa to join the ranks of the Stormers.   However, the existing flyhalves on the Stormers’ books can...

Lima Sopoaga wanted in South Africa and France - reports

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lima Sopoaga has been linked with a switch to the Stormers according to reports in South Africa.   According to a report by Netwerk24 on Monday, The Stormers are on the lookout for...

HIGHLIGHTS: Racing 92 v Lyon

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hearty performance by Racing 92 this evening. The home side were the side to go over the fastest through Maxime Machenaud's boot in the fourth minute. By the 20th minute they were already 17 points head....

Top 14 weekend round up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Top 14 didn't spring any major surprises so far.    With still two matches to go, here is a wrap up of some results.    Friday Night Top of the table Toulouse hosted Pau.  Toulouse...

The weekend's French domestic action: Round 22

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

As Round 22 of the Top 14 approaches, spots 1 to 4 of the overall stands are occupied by Toulouse, La Rochelle, Racing 92 and Clermont respectively.   This weekend, Toulouse will host Pau at Stade...

TOP 14 HIGHLIGHTS: Clermont Auvergne Vs Lyon

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont managed to deny Lyon a losing bonus point as they were victorious 26-18 on Friday night. Although the match saw two tries it was mostly dominated by Parra and Wisniewski's boot. Clermont...

TOP 14 HIGHLIGHTS: Lyon Vs Pau

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pau come from behind to secure a desperately needed win at Lyon. After a very tight first half, Lyon lead by just the one point. Pau were never out the game, but had to dig deep after Lyon went ahead...