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Five Under The Radar Lions Candidates Gatland Could Include In His Squad

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland names his British and Irish Lions squad on Thursday.   The Lions boss is set to make a few surprising inclusions in the squad. While the likes of Danny Care, Sam Simmonds, Hugo Keenan...

Champions Cup finalists dominate European Player of the Year shortlist

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle and Toulouse have received added recognition following their qualification for the Champions Cup final at Twickenham Stadium as their star performers dominate the prestigious shortlist for...

100 up for Ross Byrne

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster flyhalf Ross Byrne will win his 100th cap for Leinster when the men in blue tackle La Rochelle in the second Champions Cup semi-final today.    The 26 year-old has been...

Electric battle at Stade Marcel Deflandre: La Rochelle vs Leinster

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Interest will be piqued around the rugby world on Sunday as two giants of the domestic scene face off for the first time in European competition.    Leo Cullen’s Leinster travel to the...

Champions & Challenge Cup Injury Report

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The massive Champions and Challenge Cup semi-finals are set to take place this weekend as Toulouse welcomes Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Ernest Wallon, La Rochelle go against Leinster...

Lions Watch: Five Players Who Stood Out This Weekend

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland would have kept a keen on the action around Europe this weekend as the clock counts down for him to finalise his British and Irish Lions Touring squad.   With the touring squad set...

Sexton out of Leinster's Munster clash

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton’s injury woes continue as the Leinster and Ireland captain will play no part in the upcoming Leinster vs Munster game on Saturday in the Rainbow Cup.   Sexton picked up yet another...

WATCH: Two Try Hogg Stars In Exeter's Victory Over Wasps

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs bounced back from their 22-34 Champions Cup loss to Leinster to smash Wasps in the Premiership.    Rob Baxter's side ran in seven tries on their way to a 43-13 scoring 33 unanswered...

Jack Nowell returns for Exeter clash with Wasps

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their loss in the Champions Cup to Leinster, Exeter return to action as they host Wasps.   The home side’s cause will be boosted by the news that England and British Lions winger...

Returning From European Action: Premiership Rugby Round 16 Preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership is back on the scene after the break for the Champions and Challenge Cups and fans can look forward to some clashes in Round 16.   Northampton Saints vs London Irish Last time they...