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Bordeaux beat Clermont to extend lead, La Rochelle topple Toulon

3 days 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...

Ulster back to winning ways in Pro14 as Glasgow claim third straight victory

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

After losing to Ospreys, Ulster bounced back by defeating Cheetahs, while Glasgow Warriors beat Dragons to move into third in Conference A.   Ulster and Glasgow Warriors both claimed victories...

Pivac unhappy with officials after Wales suffer defeat to France

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales look highly unlikely to retain their Six Nations title after a loss to France, but Wayne Pivac felt they were hard done by.     Wayne Pivac was unimpressed with the officiating after...

Edwards' defence sticks for 80 minutes as France's replacements step up to shut down Wales in the final two minutes

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

There was a lot to debate and admire about France's fantastic 27-23 victory over Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday as Romain Ntamack guided France to victory that brought an...

Ntamack silences Grand Slam talk after France end Cardiff hoodoo

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

France kept their Grand Slam hopes live with a famous win in Cardiff, but Romain Ntamack says they are not getting ahead of themselves. Romain Ntamack says Six Nations leaders France are not discussing...

Stormers stay perfect at rainy Newlands, Black gives Bulls the Blues

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

There was a shortage of free-flowing rugby on a damp day in Cape Town, but Super Rugby leaders the Stormers got the job done. The Stormers maintained their 100 per cent Super Rugby record by grinding out...

Scotland ease pressure on Townsend as Italy look destined for another wooden spoon

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Hogg, Chris Harris and Adam Hastings crossed as Scotland claimed their first win of the 2020 Six Nations by beating Italy.     Scotland eased some of the pressure on head coach Gregor...

WATCH: Hogg slices through the Italian defence to score a BLINDER and finishes it with two hands!

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland had to wait over 180 minutes to score their first try of the 2020 Six Nations but what a try it proved to be! Hogg didn't disappoint this time as he received the ball just inside Scotland’s...

How Andy Farrell has tweaked Ireland's tactics and how England could counter it

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A mouthwatering round three of the Six Nations could be pivotal in a battle for the title that appears to be wide open. Family loyalty will go out of the window on Sunday when England and Ireland do battle.   Ireland...

ANALYSIS: France's defence under Shaun Edwards and how Wales' attack could fare against it

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Shaun Edwards has been praised for the immediate impact that he has had on France so far in the Six Nations with the side winning their opening two games with their defence having a big influence on the...