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...

Thomas Berjon scores a great solo try from a lineout

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle scrumhalf Thomas Berjan scored this superb solo try beating Stade Francais hooker Talu Latu and racing away.  

Lima Sopoaga wanted in South Africa and France - reports

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lima Sopoaga has been linked with a switch to the Stormers according to reports in South Africa.   According to a report by Netwerk24 on Monday, The Stormers are on the lookout for...

HIGHLIGHTS: RC Toulon v La Rochelle

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle comfortably beat Toulon away from home. An impressive 80 minute performance saw La Rochelle not only attack with speed and skill but a brilliant defensive display kept Toulon...

The weekend's French domestic action: Round 22

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

As Round 22 of the Top 14 approaches, spots 1 to 4 of the overall stands are occupied by Toulouse, La Rochelle, Racing 92 and Clermont respectively.   This weekend, Toulouse will host Pau at Stade...

Ronan O'Gara questions O'Mahony red card

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle head coach and legendary Ireland flyhalf Ronan O’Gara has said he believes Ireland would have beaten Wales by ten points had they not been forced to play most of the game with 14 men.   Ireland...

Werner Kruger calls time on 16-year career

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets prop Werner Kruger will retire from the game at the current season’s conclusion.   The South African boasts four Springbok caps and 122 for the Welsh club, having joined them five...