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Challenge Cup

2021 - 2022

RFU Chief Executive throws weight behind Rugby Club World Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

RFU Chief Executive Bill Sweeney has voiced positivity regarding the recent proposed notion of a Rugby Club World Cup, saying that such a tournament could create a Ryder Cup-style rivalry between hemispheres.    Discussions...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup weekends confirmed

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle who won a first Heineken Champions Cup in such dramatic fashion in May, will launch the defence of their title at Stade Marcel Deflandre against another former tournament winner, Northampton...

South African and Irish A sides investigating new competition

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The IRFU are reportedly investigating the possibility of igniting a new competition involving their provincial A teams and three of the smaller South African franchises.    The competition...

Exiles sign Isaac Miller

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish can confirm the signature of Isaac Miller from fellow Gallagher Premiership Club Worcester Warriors.   Whilst being English qualified, Miller was capped by Scotland under-20s and also...

Springbok year-end tour taking shape

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will play four Tests on their year-end tour in November against Ireland, France, Italy, and England, while an SA Select XV game has also been confirmed against the Bristol Bears as part...

Irish complete So’otala Fa’aso’o signing

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish can today confirm the signing of So’otala Fa’aso’o for the start of the 2022/23 campaign.   Standing at 6 feet 4 inches and weighing 130kg, Fa’aso’o is...

Leicester Tigers Leavers List '22

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers can confirm the players who will depart in the summer.     Seven members of the Senior Squad will leave Leicester, while two Senior Academy players will also depart.   The...

Challenge Cup Pool Draw

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR has confirmed the 2022/23 Challenge Cup draw in what is set to be a fascinating competition!     POOL A (opponents in brackets)   Glasgow Warriors (USAP, Bath Rugby) RC...

Newcastle Falcons confirm departing players

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have confirmed their departing players ahead of the 2022-23 season.   All 16 players leave with the thanks and best wishes of the club as preparations begin for the coming campaign.   Head...

Connacht sign Bristol Bears lock Joyce

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby have announced the signing of Bristol Bears second-row Joe Joyce for the start of the 2023/24 season.   The 28-year-old will make the move to Connacht after he completes...