New Ireland call ups impress in the Champions Cup

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell included five uncapped players in his Ireland squad for the 2020 Six Nations with Ulster’s Billy Burns and Tom O’Toole and the Leinster trio Max Deegan, Caelan Doris and Ronan...

"If you don't perform someone else will take your place" - James Lowe

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

James Lowe speaks to the media ahead of Leinster Rugby's Champions Cup Round 6 meeting with Benetton Rugby at Stadio Monigo.

ANALYSIS: The Ultimate Defence Guru dives into the strengths of the Champions Cup Contenders

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Professional defence coach Omar Mouneimne is back!     The Worcester coach returns to Ultimate Rugby to provide insight into the latest trends in the rugby world with a keen eye on the Champions...

Ireland name 5 uncapped players for 2020 Six Nations

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell has named a 35 player squad which will be captained by Johnny Sexton for the upcoming 2020 Six Nations Championship.     There are five uncapped players...

Champions Cup Round 5 Match Reports

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three late tries send Racing 92 into quarter-finals     Three tries in the final nine minutes helped Racing 92 secure a 39-22 win over Munster Rugby on Sunday afternoon in Paris, securing...

Champions Cup Team of Round Five

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Champions Cup rugby returned with a bang this weekend as we edge ever closer to the quarter-finals of the competition.       This weekend saw a number of sides battle it out for a place...

Champions Cup Preview: Clermont Auvergne Vs Ulster Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Although Ulster have wrapped up 17 points and are currently sitting in the top spot in Pool 3 there place isn't exactly guaranteed with Clermont one point behind them. The two face each other on Saturday...

What Premiership Clubs Must Do To Progress To The Champions Cup Playoffs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership has seven teams in the competition but at the moment only two looks as if they are going to make it to the knockout phase of the competition. The likes of Sale, Bath and Harlequins are...

What Connacht, Ulster and Munster have to do to reach the Champions Cup knockout stage

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It might seem surprising to some but all four Irish provinces still have the opportunity to qualify for the knockout stage of the European Champions Cup. With two rounds still to be played, Leinster is...

French sides top key team stats in the Champions Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The next fortnight of Champions Cup action will decide who reaches the knockout stages of the Champions Cup with Leinster having already secured their place in the quarter-finals.   While Leinster...