Lyon concede first tries of season in fifth straight win

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon remain unbeaten in the Top 14 after swatting aside struggling Racing 92, though they did concede their first tries of the season.   Noa Nakaitaci, Hamza Kaabeche and Thibaut Regard all crossed...

Top 14 Highlights: Bayonne vs Castres

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bayonne put in an inspired performance to claim victory over a poor Castres side. The win put Bayonne into the top half of the table. Bayonne put Castres under pressure early and went into half time with a good lead. Castres poor discipline didn't make things any easier. They will need to address it.

Lyon & Bordeaux win in routs as Toulouse suffer another defeat

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The top two in the Top 14 claimed huge victories to stay unbeaten as both the defending champions and last year's runners-up were beaten.       Lyon and Bordeaux Begles continued...

Top 14 Highlights: Stade Francais v Bayonne

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stade Francais collect their first win in  the tournament so far. Stade Francais were completely dominant in the first half, Bayonne came back in the second half and were the better team...

Bordeaux, Lyon stay perfect in Top 14

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux-Begles and Lyon each recorded impressive away successes to maintain winning starts to the new Top 14 season.   The two sides, separated by 21 points last term, with Bordeaux missing out...

Top 14 Highlights: Bayonne v Clermont

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Great game at Jean Dague. The ebbs and flow of this game defined the battle. In the opening 15 minutes, the home side took good control of the game. However the next 25 minutes were Clermont, they...

Tonga name Rugby World Cup squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga Head Coach Toutai Kefu has confirmed his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.     Players from clubs in England, France, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, USA and Tongan based...

Racing off the mark in Top 14 as champions Toulouse remain winless

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse won the Top 14 last season but they have been beaten in each of their first two matches at the start of the 2019-20 campaign.         Racing 92 bounced back on Sunday...

Weekend Round Up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sekope Kepu to retire from International Rugby at the end of 2019     Wallabies veteran Sekope Kepu has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following...

Bayonne brought back down to earth by Clermont

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bayonne could not follow up their opening-day win over Racing 92 with another Top 14 victory despite an outstanding first half at home to Clermont Auvergne on Saturday.   The newly promoted side...