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How the Irish provinces can progress in the champions cup

1 month 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...

Reaction | McKellar on Saracens victory

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers Head Coach Dan McKellar shares his thoughts on the 19-10 victory over Saracens at Mattioli Woods Welford Road in Round 11 of the 23/24 Gallagher Premiership. A powerful...

Simon Thomas' BKT United Rugby Championship R9 Review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stepping stone success for Ulster   Ulster Rugby skipper Iain Henderson insists there is much more to come from his team following their landmark 22-21 victory away to BKT URC league leaders Leinster...

Match Preview: Leinster vs Ulster

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look ahead to Ulster's first match of 2024, as Dan McFarland's side face a trip to the RDS Arena to take on Leinster Rugby in Round 9 of the BKT United Rugby Championship. Ulster hope to...

Match Preview: DHL Stormers v Vodacom Bulls

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This huge North v South derby is set to attract the second biggest crowd in the BKT URC this season. More than 34,000 tickets have already been sold for the much anticipated Cape Town clash, amid an expectation...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 2

2 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...

Vanes debut hat-trick gives Leicester Tigers victory in Paris

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In an extraordinary closing match to Round 2 of the Investec Champions Cup, hooker Archie Vanes scored a hat-trick of tries to help Leicester Tigers to a famous 27-24 win over Stade Francais Paris. The...

Stormers welcome back World Cup winners for Stade Rochelais tie

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fouche, who also missed last week’s narrow defeat at Leicester Tigers in England, knows the French side will be eager to put their home loss to Leinster Rugby in Round 1 behind them.  “It’s...

Champions Cup preview: battle for survival in the pool of death

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s not just the DHL Stormers who are under pressure as they go out this weekend to get themselves on track in their quest for a Champions Cup Round of 16 spot. The Cape Town side is in what...

Team news: Sale Sharks v Leinster Rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ernst van Rhyn, Sam Bedlow, Arron Reed and Rob du Preez return, Raffi Quirke starts and summer signing Telusa Veainu makes his Sharks Investec Champions Cup debut as Alex Sanderson shuffles the pack again...