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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...

Van der Flier inspires Leinster win over Sale Sharks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR Player of the Year 2022 Josh van der Flier inspired Leinster Rugby to a bonus-point 37-27 win over a much-changed Sale Sharks in Round 2 of the Investec Champions Cup. The flanker scored Leinster...

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...

European Rugby: A look at how the Premiership sides fair going into the weekend

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A weekend of tantalizing European action is in store as all ten Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides continue their Investec Champions Cup and Challenge Cup campaigns. A drama-filled opening round set the...

Ford on top as Sale dominate Stade Francais Paris

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

George Ford impressed as Sale Sharks dominated Stade Francais Paris to win 28-5 in their first Investec Champions Cup Pool 4 match of the season.All of Sale Sharks’ three tries came in the second...

Team news: Sale Sarks v Stade Francais

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manu Tuilagi returns after a hand injury while Ben Bamber starts his first Champions Cup game, as Alex Sanderson makes six changes to his side to face Stade Francais in the opening match of the 23/24 Investec...