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Top 14 semi-finals preview

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2023/24 season is almost at the end with only 4 teams remaining.   Toulouse v La Rochelle - Last 5 head to head June 2024-31 Draw December 2023-La Rochelle win 29-8 June 2023-Toulouse win...

La Rochelle progress to the Top 14 Semi-Final

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle will face Toulouse in the 1st Top 14 semi-final on Friday 21 June after beating RC Toulon in their Barrage match. Toulon had 62% possession and 65% territory but that was not enough to book...

2024/25 Champions Cup Teams Confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All the Champions Cup teams for next years competition have been confirmed. The draw will be held in early July with fixtures follow soon after that.   TOP 14: Toulouse Stade Francais Paris Bordeaux Toulon La...

Mighty Munster the measurement for Dobson's DHL Stormers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The DHL Stormers can look to Munster’s incredible journey to the 2022-23 BKT URC title for inspiration as they embark on a trip to Glasgow looking to win a first play-off on the road. It’s...

Sale Sharks centre joins Newcastle Falcons

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks centre Connor Doherty is Newcastle Falcons’ latest signing ahead of the 2024-25 season.   The 23-year-old arrives on a one-year deal which reunites him with former boss Steve Diamond,...

Santiago Garcia Botta Confirms Retirement

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins prop Santiago Garcia Botta has today announced he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the 2023/24 Gallagher Premiership season.   The Argentinian international, who has...

Care commits to Quins

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins confirmed Danny Care has signed a new contract with the Club ahead of the 2024/25 season. The 37-year-old, who has a record 374 first-team appearances, signed a new one-year deal which will...

Clermont share a similar history to the Hollywoodbets Sharks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Clermont-Auvergne team that the Hollywoodbets Sharks will face in Saturday’s EPCR Challenge Cup semifinal in London has had a few lean years but they will be arriving at the Stoop in good...

TOP14 Review: Plenty still to play for as Spring break arrives

2 months ago by James Harrington

James Harrington examines the state of play in French rugby’s Top 14, after the 20th round of the season. Twenty rounds of the Top 14 season completed. Six to go, broken by the return of the Champions...