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2022/23 EPCR tournament formats and qualifiers confirmed

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the landmark announcement of the inclusion of the leading South African clubs in its tournaments, EPCR is pleased to confirm the formats and qualifiers for next season’s expanded Heineken...

Top 14 Wrap: Castres top the standings, Toulouse crush Biarritz

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Castres finish the Top 14 regular season at the top of the table after beating Pau 16-26, securing a semi-final spot in doing so.   The seedings for the Top 14 playoffs were decided...

Challenge Cup winners Lyon the stats kings too

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

As befits a team who won their maiden European trophy so convincingly last week, Lyon bestrode the EPCR Challenge Cup’s statistical lists this season as well, topping nine of the 12 categories.   Tries...

The latest rumours, player movements and re-signings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

We round up the week's latest rumours, signings, and re-signings.     Richie Mo'unga re-signs with New Zealand Rugby until at least 2023 Richie Mo'unga has signed...

Quotes, Reaction, Stats, and Highlights from Lyon's historic Challenge Cup triumph

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon secured a maiden European trophy beating RC Toulon 30-12 in the EPCR Challenge Cup final on Friday.       A Challenge Cup record of 51,431 fans packed into...

Challenge Cup decider: Toulon and Lyon ready to lock horns

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Challenge Cup is set to culminate in an all-French affair as Lyon host Toulon at Stade Velodrome on Friday evening.    It will be Lyon’s first involvement in a European final in the...

Mignoni believes Challenge Cup win is key to Lyon’s growth

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Director of rugby Pierre Mignoni believes that securing the EPCR Challenge Cup title would be a huge boost to Lyon’s development as a team.   Lyon face RC Toulon in Marseille tomorrow...

Dylan Cretin wants Lyon to enjoy final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon flanker Dylan Cretin has urged his team to enjoy their EPCR Challenge Cup final clash with RC Toulon in Marseille tomorrow.   The French international has been a key figure for Lyon in...