logo_lou_2009

Report: Challenge and Champions Cup competitions to abandon group stages

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The makeup of the Challenge and Champions Cup is set for a radical shake-up with the group stages poised to be abandoned, according to a report by The Guardian.   According to The Guardian,...

TOP 14 HIGHLIGHTS: Union Bordeaux Begles Vs Lyon

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon seemed to be the slight favourites going into this match and got the first points on the board. But Union Bordeaux Begles came back soon afterwards and did so with vengeance! UBB put a considerable...

Suspensions dished out to Slater and du Preez

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two suspensions have been handed out following Sale Sharks and Gloucester's Premiership clash last weekend.    Dan du Preez (3 weeks) and Ed Slater (4 weeks) have both been suspended after...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup Rounds 3 and 4 Referee Appointments

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nika Amashukeli of Georgia will make his debut as a Champions Cup referee when he takes charge of the Round 3 fixture between Pool B joint-leaders, Racing 92, and Harlequins at Paris La Défense...

WATCH: Finn Russell and Simon Zebo combine to beat Clermont at the death

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 claimed their fourth TOP14 victory in a row with a win at the Stade Marcel Michelin in round 13 of the TOP14.   The Parisian club needed a late Simon Zebo try to sink Clermont with...

TOP 14 HIGHLIGHTS: Brive Vs Lyon

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brive put in a disciplined and impressive defensive performance to beat Lyon. Im difficult conditions, Brive took a lead in to halftime, despite Lyon having most of the ball....

Bristol sign Argentinian international prop

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A significant development at Ashton Gate as Bristol Bears announce the signing of Argentinian tighthead prop Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro on a short-term deal.   Chaparro is an experienced campaigner with...