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Bonus point success for Exeter Chiefs over La Rochelle

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A clinical display of attacking rugby from Exeter Chiefs was enough to secure them all five points on the road against La Rochelle after a comfortable 31-12 win in Heineken Champions Cup Pool 2.   Bruising...

Top 14 Highlights: Lyon v La Rochelle

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Huge performance by the home side today. Lyon hosted La Rochelle at Matmut Stadium and did well to beat them 45 - 17. While La Rochelle were the first ones to score, Lyon dominated the rest of the game....

Baptiste Couilloud's side step leaves Danny Priso clutching

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scrumhalf Baptiste Couilloud scored a brilliant brace as Lyon cruised to 45-17 victory over La Rochelle on Sunday.     The 22-year-old is yet another French scrumhalf showing exceptional promise...

Watch: Josua Tuisova on the rampage on his Lyon debut

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It did not take Josua Juisova long to settle in at Lyon as he put in a stellar performance on debut against La Rochelle this past weekend.     The Fijian made the switch from Toulon to La...

Thursday Morning Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Rugby's elite in talks over new ring-fenced world championship   World Rugby’s proposed 12-team Nations Championship was abandoned in June, however, according to a report by Matt...

Ronan O’Gara reveals his frosty relationship with Steve Hansen

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Crusaders assistant coach Ronan O’Gara has revealed that he had a frosty relationship with All Blacks' head coach Steve Hansen.     The former Ireland International flyhalf assisted...

Top 14 Highlights: La Rochelle v Racing 92

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A low scoring and try-less game between these two teams but we have a winner, La Rochelle take the win after being behind at the start of the second half. La Rochelle was the only team to score in the...

Diaby red proves costly as Bordeaux beaten by Brive

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux-Begles could lose ground on Top 14 leaders Lyon after slipping to their second defeat in three matches at Brive.   Mahamadou Diaby's ninth-minute dismissal proved decisive as Christophe...

Seventh heaven for Lyon, Toulouse defeat Castres

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon racked up an impressive seventh win from as many Top 14 matches this season and champions Toulouse earned a timely win against Castres.     Jean-Marc Doussain impressed with the boot,...

Imhoff at the double in Racing win, Toulon beat La Rochelle

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Juan Imhoff scored a second-half double as Racing 92 hammered Pau 31-3 and Toulon beat La Rochelle in the Top 14 on Sunday.   Pau could have returned to third spot with a victory at Stade du...