Ultimate Rugby's Pick of the Weekend's Fixtures

Ultimate Rugby's Pick of the Weekend's Fixtures

Pro 12

Leinster vs Scarlets


The final match in the Pro 12 this weekend will be the one that everyone will be looking forward to as the Irish and Welsh heavyweights clash in Dublin. Scarlets will be looking to upset the league leaders and close the gap between them and 3rd placed Munster.

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Premiership

Bath vs Wasps


There is all to play for in this match as 1st placed Wasps will look to build on their victory over Gloucester when they visit 4th placed Bath, on Saturday. A victory for Bath could see them move to within 1 point of current Champions Saracens in 3rd, while Wasps will remain top of the table regardless of the result.   

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Super Rugby

Highlanders vs Crusaders

The 2nd round of Super Rugby 2017 sees a South New Zealand derby as the Highlanders face the Crusaders at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.

The Highlanders will be licking their wounds following an opening round 15-24 defeat to the Chiefs, that saw them lose their co-captain Ben Smith. The Crusaders head into the match following a tightly fought, 17-13, victory over the Brumbies in their opening Super Rugby match.  

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Top 14

Castres vs Clermont

Round 19 of the Top 14 sees 1st placed Clermont visit 4th placed Castres.

Both sides head into the fixture in good form with Clermont having won their last 5 matches, while Castres are on a 2-match winning streak.

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Vegas 7’s

The World 7’s Series makes its 5th stop in Las Vegas, USA this weekend.

The Series so far has been dominated by the Blitzbokke who have won 3 out of the 4 tournaments so far. England are in a close 2nd followed by Fiji, New Zealand and Scotland. The hosts have been drawn in a pool with England, Samoa and Chile.

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Pro D2

Montauban vs Agen

Montauban and Agen will be fighting over 3rd spot in the Pro D2 standings this weekend. Depending on other results either side could see themselves on top of the leader board by the end of the weekend. Montauban head into the match following a 2-point loss to Bourgoin, while Agen beat Narbonne 32-22 in their last match.

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Championship

Carnegie vs London Irish

The top 2 sides in the Championship will face off on Sunday when 1st placed London Irish travel to Headingley to face Carnegie. London Irish lead the table by 15 points heading into the match and have yet to lose in the Championship. Carnegie will be out for revenge having lost 41-17 against London Irish in November.

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Rugby Europe Championship

Germany vs Belgium

The 3rd round of the Rugby Europe Championship sees a winless Belgium take on Germany, whose solitary win came against Romania in the opening round of the competition. Both sides will be looking to pick up points in this match following Belgium’s narrow lose to Russia and Germany’s 50-6 thumping by Georgia.

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Americas Rugby Championship

Argentina vs USA

The final round of the America’s Rugby Championship sees the 2 undefeated teams battle it out for the title. The Americans are currently behind Argentina on points difference, but could be the first team to dethrone Argentina who have won all the America’s Rugby Championships since it founded in 2009.

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