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Ins, outs and the latest rugby rumours

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy day in player movement market saw Chris Ashton leave Sale Sharks with immediate effect, the Leicester Tigers add two signings and a couple of re-signings and the Exeter Chiefs wrap a few new signings.    We...

Greig Laidlaw set to become a free agent - report

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont and former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw's future remains uncertain after a proposed move to Perpignan fell through according to reports in France.      The 34-year-old is out...

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...

Top 14 Highlights: Clermont vs Bordeaux

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A great effort from Clermont Auvergne. Up until the 75th minute they were one try away from winning the game. although the better team won, Auvergne were a close contender. Final score 22-31 in favour...

Weekend Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland coach Farrell takes blame after England loss     Andy Farrell shouldered the burden of blame for Ireland's Six Nations loss to England as his side were outplayed at Twickenham on...

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...

Top 14 Highlights: Pau vs Clermont

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont Auvergne are sixth after they stormed back with 10 points in the final seven minutes to grab a 23-20 win at Pau. Alverti Raka scored the match winning try with Morgan Parra providing a massive...

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...

European Player of the Year award 2020 – nominees announced

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the Year 2020 award have today been announced.   Leinster Rugby, the No 1-ranked club going into the Champions Cup quarter-finals have three...

Top 14: Leaders Lyon bounce back from European disappointment

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon quickly put their European Champions Cup disappointment behind them to return to the Top 14 summit with a comfortable home victory over Toulon on Saturday.     The domestic league leaders...