European Player of the Year award 2020 – nominees announced

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the Year 2020 award have today been announced.   Leinster Rugby, the No 1-ranked club going into the Champions Cup quarter-finals have three...

Repeat of 2019 final as Leinster host Saracens in quarter-final

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby and Saracens will do battle once again in a rematch of the 2019 Heineken Champions Cup final when they meet in this season’s quarter-finals.    No.1 seed Leinster...

Champions Cup Round 5 Match Reports

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three late tries send Racing 92 into quarter-finals     Three tries in the final nine minutes helped Racing 92 secure a 39-22 win over Munster Rugby on Sunday afternoon in Paris, securing...

Ulster ‘Didn’t Make Pressure Pay’ As Winning Run Is Ended By Clermont

8 months ago by Irish Rugby News

A second half resurgence from Clermont Auvergne emulated a fine first period from Ulster at Stade Marcel Michelin, with the 29-13 defeat – Ulster’s first of the current European campaign – ...

Clermont seal Champions Cup quarter-final place with Ulster victory

8 months ago by Breaking : Rugby

Clermont Auvergne secured their place in the quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup with a 29-13 victory over Ulster at the Stade Marcel Michelin.

Ulster Add Coetzee And Murphy For Clermont Trip

8 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Marcell Coetzee and Jordi Murphy have returned to the Ulster team to face Clermont Auvergne at Stade Marcel Michelin in Saturday’s Pool 3 top of the table clash in the Heineken Champions Cup (kick-off...

Champions Cup Preview: Clermont Auvergne Vs Ulster Rugby

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Although Ulster have wrapped up 17 points and are currently sitting in the top spot in Pool 3 there place isn't exactly guaranteed with Clermont one point behind them. The two face each other on Saturday...