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Daily Round-Up - 15 September 2020

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Virimi Vakatawa's next move?     French international Virimi Vakatawa is linked with a possible move to Gloucester after the club reportedly offered him a 'colossal' deal.     Jack...

PRO14 Coach and Player of the season named

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh duo Duhan van der Merwe and Richard Cockerill have earned the two most prestigious awards on offer in the Guinness PRO14 having been voted in as the best player and coach by their peers for 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...

Form Ireland XV From Weekend's Action

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 returned in Ireland with a bang!!   Leinster and Munster produced an excellent game which the former edged by two points while Connacht trumped Ulster 26-20 in another fantastic encounter.   Ulster's...

PRO14 Returns | Connacht v Ulster: Line ups, Preview and Stats

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The stage is set at the Aviva Stadium for the second Irish derby of the round with Connacht taking on Ulster.   Connacht will have a bone to pick with their powerful rivals as the latter destroyed...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and confirmed transfers of the week.       Jamie George commits long-term future to Saracens Saracens have confirmed that England and...

Weekly Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues star Sotutu ends speculation with a new deal:     Blues' star looseforward Hoskins Sotutu will remain at the Blues until at least 2022. The 21-year-old has added a further two...

Sevens star and former Sydney Rooster sign for Connacht

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby have announced the signings of Australian 7s player Ben O’Donnell and Bay of Plenty Number 8 Abraham Papali’i. The pair will link up with the squad before the start of the...

Connacht announce loan signing of Alex Wootton

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby have today confirmed that Alex Wootton has joined the club on a loan deal from Munster until the end of the 2020-21 season.      Wootton first made his Munster...

PRO14 Targeting August Return

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 has today confirmed a return to play date as well as a reduced format to finish the 2019/20 season following a five-month Covid-19 pandemic hiatus.     The PRO14 Board selected August...