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Bulls secure Jannes Kirsten’s signature

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls are happy to announce the signing of Premiership and Champions Cup winner, Jannes Kirsten. The multifaceted forward will join the Pretoria-based Vodacom Bulls from 1 July 2023 with his...

Champions Cup Round of 16 Finalised

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh narrowly miss out on a home game in the knock out rounds after beating Saracens. Leinster finish the pool stages as the top seed and will play at 'home' for the rest of the tournament.   Here...

Ali Hepher: Bonus points so important

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs head coach Ali Hepher has underlined the importance of bonus points in the Heineken Champions Cup, after the one the Chiefs gained in their 39-28 Heineken Champions Cup loss to the Vodacom...

Munster in crucial trip to Toulouse

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby are tasked with a trip to Pool B leaders Stade Toulousain as they look to secure their qualification for the Heineken Champions Cup knockout stage in Round 4 on Sunday.   Five-time...

Hogg should be fit for Six Nations

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland star Stuart Hogg’s injury situation has been described as “an improving picture” as the countdown to this season’s Guinness Six Nations continues.   Hogg has missed...

Match Preview: Exeter aim to end pool stage on a high

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs are already through to the knockout stage of the Heineken Champions Cup – and will look to thrill the home faithful as they welcome Pool A basement side Castres Olympique for Round...

Carr to lead Vodacom Bulls against Lyon

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have made a few changes to personnel in their matchday 23 that will duel French side, Lyon on Friday 20 January 2023, in round 4 of the 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup. The Pool A match...

Bulls name squad to travel to France for Lyon clash

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have named a 31-men European touring squad that will do battle in the 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup against Lyon and the 2022/23 Vodacom United Rugby Championship versus Scarlets.   The...

Daly in England squad after Campions Cup hat-trick

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens full-back Elliot Daly, who scored a brilliant hat-trick of tries in Round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup on Saturday, has been included in Steve Borthwick’s first England squad.   Daly...

Champions Cup Round of 16 places secured as pool stage heats up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup produced some exhilarating encounters last weekend as eight teams secured their places in the knockout stage with a game to spare.   Leinster Rugby, Cell...