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Champions Cup format and qualifiers confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the conclusion of the domestic seasons in England and France, EPCR is pleased to confirm the format and qualifiers for the 2021/22 Champions Cup as Europe’s elite club tournament is set...

Zander Fagerson the second player to be ruled out of Japan clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors, Scotland) has been ruled out of this Saturday’s clash against Japan with a back spasm.   The tighthead prop was due to start at BT Murrayfield Stadium for...

Hamish Watson ruled out of the Lions clash with Japan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has been forced into a change ahead of the British and Irish Lions' test against Japan on Saturday.     Flnaker Hamish Watson (Edinburgh Rugby, Scotland) has been replaced by...

Guinness Pro14 Round 6 disciplinary decisions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh Murphy of Leinster Rugby faced a Judiciary Hearing on Wednesday, June 9, to consider the Citing Complaint made against him for an incident that occurred on Friday, June 4 in the Guinness PRO14 Round...

British & Irish Lions Team To Face Japan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has named his side to take on Japan at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday 26 June (kick off 3pm) for The Vodafone Lions 1888 Cup.       16,500...

British & Irish Lions Squad Update

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions have confirmed that Finn Russell (Racing 92, Scotland), Owen Farrell (Saracens, England), Elliot Daly (Saracens, England), Jamie George (Saracens, England), Maro Itoje (Saracens,...

Nigel Carolan appointed Glasgow Warriors' new Assistant Coach

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have appointed Nigel Carolan as the club’s new Assistant Coach, focusing on attack as part of Head Coach Danny Wilson’s coaching team for 2021/22 and beyond.       The...

British & Irish Lions squad update

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears, England) and Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, England) have joined up with 26-man Lions squad in Jersey.   Ronan Kelleher (Leinster Rugby, Ireland) will remain in Jersey to...

EPCR Rankings for United Rugby Championship Teams Confirmed

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship have confirmed its eight representatives for next season’s Champions Cup and their rankings.   Qualification for the 2021/22 Champions Cup competition was based...

Profiles of the 16 teams in the United Rugby Championship

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the wake of the exciting announcement of the brand new United Rugby Championship, scheduled to kick off in September this year, here follows the particulars of the 16 participating teams:     South...