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How the Irish provinces can progress in the champions cup

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pool 1 Next match – Lyon v Connacht, Matmut Stadium de Gerland, Saturday 1pm There is a sorry look to the table from a Connacht point of view with just one try bonus point from two games...

URC: Ulster up for Connacht challenge

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster halted a three-match losing run when they saw off Top 14 leader Racing92 in their Champions Cup game in Belfast. Defence coach Jonny Bell believes the province must carry the confidence...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 2

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round two of the Champions Cup is complete with six games finishing with seven or less points splitting the sides. Away wins for Glasgow, Bath, Toulouse and Leicester in the competition with Toulouse the...

Henderson wants Ulster Rugby to use the pressure

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Belfast-based team suffered a disappointing 37-14 loss at Bath Rugby last weekend, and the heat is on for the Kingspan Stadium side as they seek to bounce back at home.  “As a team, I feel...

Match Preview: Spencer tells Bath Rugby to expect a challenge at Cardiff

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath Rugby scrum-half Ben Spencer has warned his teammates to expect a challenge at the Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday when the English side clash with Cardiff Rugby in their second Pool 2 match in this...

First run out for Faiva and a return for Roux

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a formidable second half performance against Ulster in the opening round of the Investec Champions Cup, Johann van Graan has made four changes to his starting XV in this weekend’s trip to Cardiff. Coming...

Cardiff change five for Bath showdown

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Rugby have made five changes for Saturday’s Investec Champions Cup clash against Bath (20:00). The Blue and Blacks welcome the West Country outfit to the Arms Park in Round Two of the European...

European Rugby: A look at how the Premiership sides fair going into the weekend

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A weekend of tantalizing European action is in store as all ten Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides continue their Investec Champions Cup and Challenge Cup campaigns. A drama-filled opening round set the...

Cokanasiga brace helps Bath to gritty win over Ulster

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath Rugby wing Joe Cokanasiga scored two tries in Bath Rugby’s 37-14 win over Ulster Rugby at The Rec in their Investec Champions Cup Pool 2 opener. Cokanasiga scored the first and...