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Pool stage ramps up with knockout stage spots secured

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Seven teams bagged their places in the EPCR Challenge Cup knockout stage amid an enthralling Round 3 last weekend.   Cardiff Rugby, RC Toulon, Connacht Rugby, Bristol Bears, Glasgow Warriors,...

Match Report: Second-half rout sees Bristol reach Round of 16

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bristol Bears scored six second-half tries as they won 34-11 at Zebre Parma on Saturday to seal their progression to the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16 with a game to spare.   Harry Thacker...

Disciplinary Update: Lorenzo Pani (Zebre Parma)

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Disciplinary process related to Lorenzo Pani's Red Card in the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 11 game against Benetton on Saturday, December 31, 2022 has resulted in a three week suspension.                 After...

Challenge Cup back with a bang

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Challenge Cup returned this weekend and Emirates Lions’ pulsating 31-31 draw with Dragons RFC was one of a series of enthralling Round 1 clashes.   There were four tries apiece...

First-half flurry helps Bristol beat USAP

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

2020 EPCR Challenge Cup winners Bristol Bears started their 2022/23 campaign in strong fashion with a 19-5 win over USAP at the Stade Aimé Giral on Friday evening.   Full-back Charles...

Return of Ulster captain Iain Henderson hailed as huge boost ahead of top-of-the-table clash with Leinster

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster captain Henderson made his first appearance of the season last weekend as a replacement in a 36-15 victory over Zebre, having recovered from the knee injury he picked up during training on Ireland’s...