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WATCH: Ma'a Nonu's excellent assist on his return to Toulon

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On 26 September 2020, Toulon announced that Ma'a Nonu would be returning to the club as injury cover with a number of players also joining the test team for the Autumn Nations Cup.   After...

Toulouse fullback to call time on career

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse fullback Yoann Huget has announced that he will retire from rugby at the conclusion of the 2020-21 season.     Huget steps away with 250 French Top 14 caps under his belt, 141 of...

Toulouse look to bounce from Stade Francais humbling

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse will be licking their wounds after taking an unexpected hiding from Stade Francais in the final game of Round 7.   It was all Stade Francais from start to finish as the determination of...

Preview: La Rochelle v Clermont

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 8 saves its best for last, concluding with a mouth-watering, top of the table clash as Clermont travel to Stade Marcel-Deflandre where La Rochelle lie in wait.   The hosts, occupying second...

Western Force add former TOP14 star to their ranks

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western Force has added to their strong Australian backline contingent, with flyhalf Jake McIntyre joining the club on a two-year contract from French Top 14 side ASM Clermont Auvergne.   An...

Another South African to beef up Exeter pack

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As a crisis at tighthead prop looms for Exeter, Rob Baxter set about finding a solution which has, according to The Rugby Paper, materialised in the form of Maks van Dyk, currently of Harlequins.   Van...

Farai Mudariki leaves Worcester Warriors

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Zimbabwe international prop Farai Mudariki has left Warriors at the end of his contract.     The 25-year-old tighthead arrived at Sixways in the summer of 2018 from French club Tarbes on the...

Pools confirmed for the 2020/21 Champions Cup Season

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Champions Cup holders, Exeter Chiefs, will play against Toulouse and Glasgow Warriors in the pool stage of the 2020/21 Heineken Champions Cup following the tournament Pool Draw which was held today (Wednesday...

The best of the weekend's TOP14 action: A Paris derby and two teams licking their wounds

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the action continuing in France this weekend with round 6 of the TOP14, we have picked out two of the best clashes to keep an eye on this weekend.   Toulon v Castres:   Round 6 opens...

Top 14: Round 5's results & stand-out players

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There were some big results and battered bodies at the end of Round 5 in the Top 14 as the French rugby scene showed off its best.   La Rochelle opened proceedings with a 62-3 thrashing of rivals...