Champions Cup

2016 - 2017

England international Richard Wigglesworth joins Tigers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have signed international scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth ahead of the 2020/21 season.       A six-time Premiership Rugby and three-time European Champions Cup...

Rob Kearney joins Western Force

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland’s most decorated player, Rob Kearney, has signed with the Western Force on a one-year deal.     CONFIRMED 🇮🇪 ➡️ 🇦🇺Ireland's most decorated player, @KearneyRob,...

Nigel Owens reaches unprecedented milestone

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Spirited Welsh referee Nigel Owens will reach his 100th test milestone when he takes charge of the France vs Italy test scheduled for November.   The 49 year old Owens is the most experienced member...

Saints sign front row cover for Champions Cup quarter-final after EPCR permit player's registration

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Board has today unanimously agreed to a change in the Tournament Rules which permits the registration of front row players after the September 1 deadline.   “We are pleased that EPCR...

Saracens secure Nick Tompkins' long-term commitment as he goes on loan in Wales

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales' centre Nick Tompkins has committed his long-term future at Saracens but will spend a season on loan at Dragons, the club confirmed on Friday.   The 25-year-old – who made...

Saracens cleared to complete Champions Cup defence as Championship club

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of their relegation to the Championship, Saracens have been told they can continue to play in this season's European Champions Cup.     Saracens have been assured they will be able...

Saracens apologise after stars break social-distancing rules

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have apologised after a group of players including England international Billy Vunipola were pictured breaching social-distancing measures.       Photographs emerged on Thursday...

How A Club World Cup Would Look If It Were Played This Year

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

French federation president, Bernard Laporte has flouted the idea of a radical annual Club World Cup featuring 20 teams from around the globe.   The competition could see the end of the European...

Alaalatoa suffers broken arm, Premiership suspended, European quarter-finals off

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership suspended for five weeks, European quarter-finals off     The Premiership has been suspended for five weeks and the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup and Challenge...

Chris Ashton leaves Sale Sharks

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks have today announced that Chris Ashton will leave the club with immediate effect.   PLAYER NEWS | Chris Ashton to leave Sale Sharks with immediate effect.Read more here 👉