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Ten years on, where are the 2009 Emerging Springboks now?

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

On the 23rd of June 2009, the Emerging Springboks piled the pressure on the British and Irish Lions, after the tourist lost the opening test to the Springboks, as they picked up 13 all draw.     We...

Bastareaud left out of France's World Cup squad with three uncapped players included

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France head coach Jacques Brunel has unveiled the list of the 37 players that will prepare for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.   31 players have been listed as "starters" for Japan...

Wasps snap up exciting Newcastle winger

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have announced the signing of exciting Newcastle Falcons winger Zach Kibirige.    The 24-year-old will make the move in the summer and becomes the Black and Golds’ 11th signing...

Slick handling helps Clermont to the Top14 Final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont will face Toulouse in the Top 14 final after an emphatic 33-13 defeat of Lyon in Bordeaux on Sunday.   Les Jaunards kept their double hopes alive a month after lifting the European Challenge...

Monday Morning Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs set for All Blacks boost ahead must-win clash The Chiefs have received an ideal boost ahead of their potentially season-defining clash with the Rebels in Melbourne this week.   Co-captain...

TOP 14 Semi-Final Highlights: Clermont v Lyon

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont are into another Top 14 final, where they will meet Toulouse in Paris. Clermont weren't at their best but dominated enough at the set pieces to keep the pressure on Lyon. Laidlaw's boot,...

Double-chasing Clermont set up Top 14 final with Toulouse

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont Auvergne will face Toulouse in the Top 14 final after an emphatic 33-13 defeat of Lyon in Bordeaux on Sunday.   Les Jaunards kept their double hopes alive a month after lifting the European...

Toulouse beat La Rochelle to reach Top 14 final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse booked their place in a Top 14 final for the first time since 2012 after they overcame La Rochelle in Bordeaux.     Toulouse saw off La Rochelle 20-6 to claim the first spot in...

Cheslin Kolbe beats 4 defenders to send Toulouse into the TOP14 Final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse's pocket rocket Springbok fullback Cheslin Kolbe finished off a great Toulouse try to send Toulouse into the TOP14 Final where they will face either Clermont or Lyon.   The ball was shifted...

Charlie Ngatai turns from villain to hero in Top 14 Playoff

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Chiefs and All Blacks' centre Charlie Ngatai led Lyon to the Top 14 semi-finals with a match-winning try against Montpellier on Saturday.   However, Ngatai was part of the reason that Lyon...