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Rob Kearney linked with a surprising move to Australia

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster and Ireland fullback Rob Kearney is close to agreeing a deal to finish career in Australia according to reports.   The 34-year-old outside back departs Leinster as Ireland's most-decorated...

Top 14 Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France is abuzz with excitement as the start of the 2020-21 Top 14 competition is imminent.   Montpellier vs Pau: Kicking proceedings off on Friday night will be Montpellier up against Pau at the...

EPCR reveal new 24-team Champions Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Board has revealed that after a unanimously vote, the new Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournament formats will be introduced for the 2020/21 season.   The decision to alter...

Stade Francais walk a tightrope as 25 members of camp test positive for Covid-19

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top French club Stade Francais are being forced to deal with a far-from-ideal situation as 25 members of the club have tested positive for Covid-19, sending their entire camp into isolation and their preparations...

Top 14 Ins and Outs

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having recently confirmed their 2020/21 calendar, the Top 14 will kickstart with Stade Francais hosting table leaders Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Jean-Bouin on September 4th.     #CalendrierTOP14...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy week on the player market this week saw the likes of Gloucester, Leinster and Harlequins all release squad updates while there were a number of confirmed signings across Europe.   We...

Bulls sign Jan Uys from Top 14 club Brive

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the signing of 26-year-old lock forward Jan Uys from French Top 14 club CA Brive who will join the Bulls as of 1 July.   Uys spent the last few seasons with CA Brive...

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...

Ins and outs: A full list of the TOP14 2020/2021 Transfers

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the TOP14 clubs before or during the 2020-21 season.   AGEN Players in: Morgan Phelipponneau (Castres), Jean-Marcellin Buttin...

The Baabaas team that beat an England side featuring Andy Goode in 2009

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2009, Martin Corry and Josh Lewsey bade a victorious farewell to English rugby at Twickenham with the Barbarians as they held on for victory despite a late England comeback.   Martin Johnson's...