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Champions Cup and Challenge Cup knockout stage draws to take place on Tuesday

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The draws for the knockout stages of the 2020/21 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland next Tuesday (9 March).   The key event which starts...

How the revised formats for the Champions and Challenge Cup will work

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR has confirmed the revised tournament formats for the 2020/21 season.    In a statement confirming the news, the organising body of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup said that the...

What to look forward to in Round 14 of the Pro14

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It is now full steam ahead in the Guinness PRO14 with complete rounds of matches scheduled between now and the end of March.   Bar a couple of re-arranged fixtures, the 12 teams now know what awaits...

Bundee Aki, Ultan Dillane and Dave Heffernan start for Connacht

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bundee Aki, Ultan Dillane and Dave Heffernan will all start for Connacht in tomorrow’s crucial inter-conference clash with Cardiff Blues at The Sportsground.   With 6 points separating the...

Andy Friend stays on at the Sportsground

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby and the IRFU are have confirmed that Head Coach Andy Friend has signed a new two-year contract extension, keeping him at The Sportsground until the end of the 2022/23 season. Friend is...