Match Preview: Challenge Cup final to see new winner crowned

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Friday night’s EPCR Challenge Cup final will see one club lift the trophy for the first time as Glasgow Warriors clash with RC Toulon at the Aviva Stadium.   17 clubs have won the EPCR...

Challenge Cup Final: Teams and Preview

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Bristol Bears and RC Toulon reaching the final, a new name will go on the trophy following Friday evening’s decider in Aix-en-Provence. Bristol, in their first final, and Toulon in their third...

Stats and Facts: RC Toulon vs Bristol Bears

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

This season’s European Rugby Challenge Cup final on Friday night will feature two sides in Bristol Bears and RC Toulon who go in search of a first success in the competition.      Here...

The Mercurial Michalak's First Run In Blue

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has been 19 years since the mercurial talent that is Frederic Michalak first took the field for France.   Since then, the fly-half (who is more than capable in the number 9 jersey too) has wowed...

Cockerill leaves Tigers with immediate effect

7 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Richard Cockerill is to leave his position as director of rugby at Leicester Tigers with immediate effect. A former Tigers and England hooker, Cockerill has been on the coaching staff at Tigers since...

Best of the weekend: Welsh regions go unbeaten, Sarries halt Wasps’ run

8 years ago by The Rugby Blog

Chiefs go Second as Manoa saves Saints blushesA pulsating round of Aviva Premiership games lifted the spirits of fans across England after the 6 Nations result last weekend, with some excellent games producing...