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Match Preview: Quins hope to put Racing positives into practice

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins know they have work to do in Round 4 of the Heineken Champions Cup against Cell C Sharks at Twickenham Stoop on Saturday if they are to qualify for the knockout stages.   Quins...

Carr to lead Vodacom Bulls against Lyon

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have made a few changes to personnel in their matchday 23 that will duel French side, Lyon on Friday 20 January 2023, in round 4 of the 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup. The Pool A match...

Quins Captain Lewies signs contract extension

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins is pleased to announce that Club Captain Stephan Lewies has re-signed ahead of the 2023/24 season.   Lewies joined Harlequins in 2019 from South African side the Cell C Sharks, where...

Coaches Reveal Key To URC Success In Europe

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

So, what’s the secret behind the success of the United Rugby Championship sides in Europe this season? Well, there seems to be a growing consensus that the addition of the South African sides to...

Scotland name 2023 Six Nations training squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath Rugby wing Ruaridh McConnochie, Glasgow Warriors centre Stafford McDowall and stand-off Ben Healy, who recently agreed a move to Edinburgh Rugby from Munster, are all named in head coach Gregor Townsend’s...

Eight new faces in France squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fabien Galthié has called on eight uncapped players in his France squad as they look to defend the Guinness Six Nations title they won in such style a year ago.   Les Bleus claimed a first...

Sharks announce touring squad for Harlequins

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby Neil Powell has named a 28-man touring squad, who will travel tonight to London for their Heineken Champions Cup return leg pool match against Harlequins at The Stoop...

Cameron Woki ruled out for 6-8 weeks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France hit by another injury with Cameron Woki set to be ruled out of the Six Nations following wrist injury.   Woki was injured during Racing 92's 30-29 win over Harlequins in the Champions...

Cullen hails ‘phenomenal’ Healy after milestone game

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby head coach Leo Cullen heaped praise on prop Cian Healy after he became only the fifth player to make 100 appearances in the Heineken Champions Cup.   The 35-year-old joined...

Daly in England squad after Campions Cup hat-trick

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens full-back Elliot Daly, who scored a brilliant hat-trick of tries in Round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup on Saturday, has been included in Steve Borthwick’s first England squad.   Daly...