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The Incredible List Of Talented Players Whose Top 14 Contracts Are Expiring At The End Of The Season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Top 14 is currently on pause and as it stands a number of players will not be afforded the time to prove they deserve a contract extension by the end of the season.   Bi-weekly rugby newspaper,...

Edinburgh announce prop departures

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby have today announced the departures of prop duo Pietro Ceccarelli and Jack Stanley.     Italian International, Ceccarelli, 28, will leave the club at the end of the season...

French Top14 - Round 17 Results and Stats Leaders

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

As is characteristic in the French Top 14, viewers were treated to some thrilling displays of rugby.   The most noteworthy results saw Racing 92 enjoy a crushing victory over La Rochelle while Toulon...

Lyon and Toulouse beaten as Racing 92 run riot

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92, Clermont Auvergne, Bayonne, Pau and Brive earned victories in Top 14, with leaders Bordeaux-Begles not in action. Joris Jurand scored a first-half hat-trick as Brive handed second-placed Lyon...

French Top 14- Week 16 Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Not allowing the Six Nations to put a dampener on the competition, the French clubs put on a fine show of skill and excitement in a hard-fought Round 16.       Pau’s Lucas Rey...

Bordeaux beat Clermont to extend lead, La Rochelle topple Toulon

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux Begles gave another demonstration of their Top 14 title credentials with a bonus-point win over Clermont Auvergne.     Geoffrey Cros grabbed a double as Top 14 leaders Bordeaux...

WATCH: Eben Etzebeth throws Brive defenders aside to score for Toulon

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Get out of the way! Eben Etzebeth threw Brive defenders aside to score in Toulon's 34-17 victory on Saturday.   Daniel Ikpefan also dotted down for the home side with the winger scoring a pair.   World...

Bordeaux-Begles back on top after victory over Lyon, La Rochelle stunned

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon surrendered first place in Top 14 as they lost away to Bordeaux-Begles, who won a contest that was closer than the scoreline suggests.       Bordeaux-Begles scored two tries in...

Head Coach Michael Bradley signs new Zebre deal

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Zebre Rugby Club have confirmed that Head Coach Michael Bradley has signed a new contract.     Arriving in Parma in the summer of 2017 on the recommendation of the Italian Rugby Union, the...

Top 14 Highlights: Brive vs Pau

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

HT Pau managed to run in 2 tries for the half and kicked over a couple of penalties to lead at the break. Brive were ill-disciplined and had many unforced errors. They managed to score. Try for the first...