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Team News: Exeter drop Vermeulen, Toulouse stick with winning formula

11 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second semi-final of the Champions Cup will be held at the fortress of Sandy Park as Exeter Chiefs host Toulouse.   Exeter have proved to be a powerful force in the northern hemisphere...

The race for play off places reaches boiling point in the Premiership with two rounds to go

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A league season is often described as a marathon rather than a race and the 2019/20 season is no different.    The lockdown stalled a number of teams' momentum while other returned from...

European quarter-finals prove rugby is still a game for all shapes and sizes

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the oldest cliches in rugby is that it is 'a game for all shapes and sizes' and while the professional game has seen players become bigger and stronger over the years, the quarter-finals of the...

Champions Cup QF Stats Leaders: Most Tackles, Carries, Metres Gained, Defenders Beaten and More

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The action-packed quarter-finals over the past weekend yielded some great rugby, broke some hearts and elated others. The round kicked off with a shock Leinster loss – their first one of the season...

The funny reason why Northampton Saints' coach Matt Ferguson converted Manny Iyogun to prop

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints' scrum coach Matt Ferguson gave a brilliant answer to why they decided to convert former back rower Manny Iyogun to a back rower.    The 19-year-old started Northampton...

Champions Cup Highlights: Exeter Chiefs v Northampton Saints

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Exeter Chiefs marched on to the semi-finals of the Champions Cup with a 38-15 home win over the Northampton Saints in the quarters. Saints started the match brightly and deservedly opened the scoring...

Champions Cup Highlights: Toulouse v Ulster Rugby

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse are into another Champions Cup semi final after a an emphatic victory over a poor Ulster side. Toulouse stayed patient and composed as they took a decent lead into halftime after Ulster hardly put them under any pressure. The second...

Champions Cup Team of the Week - Quarter Finals

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We all waited long for the knock out stages of this seasons competition and what a great weekend to welcome back the Champions Cup. Saracens, Racing 92, Toulouse and Exeter Chiefs all advance to the Semi...

Leinster vs Saracens - a statistical perspective

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In an unexpected turn of events, Leinster crashed out of the Champions Cup after being defeated by a determined Saracens outfit.   Here’s how things played out in the stats, a look at which...

Champions Cup | Exeter Chiefs Vs Saints lineups & preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s an all-English affair in the final game of the quarter-finals weekend as Northampton Saints make their way to Sandy Park where the fierce beast which is Exeter Chiefs lies in wait.   At...