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Match Preview: Ulster v Connacht

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having started the season so well, Connacht now head to Belfast on the back of four successive defeats in all competitions. They have conceded 173 points along the way, losing to Vodacom Bulls (53-27)...

Louw leads a strong herd travelling south hunting for a Christmas win

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Elrigh Louw leads a determined Vodacom Bulls side who travel to the Cape for the first instalment of the North-South derby in the current 2023/24 season. This round 8 festive clash of the Vodacom United...

Regard Clinches Win For Lyon Over Vodacom Bulls

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Centre Thibault Regard was the late hero as Lyon recovered to snatch a dramatic bonus-point win 29-28 over the Vodacom Bulls. It is their first win of the campaign following their dramatic...

Peerless Penaud inspires union Bordeaux-Bègles triumph

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Union Bordeaux-Bègles wing Damian Penaud put in an exquisite performance as the French side ran out 36-17 winners over Bristol Bears in the Investec Champions Cup. After two matches, Union...

Champions Cup preview: battle for survival in the pool of death

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s not just the DHL Stormers who are under pressure as they go out this weekend to get themselves on track in their quest for a Champions Cup Round of 16 spot. The Cape Town side is in what...

Match Preview: Bulls want to fire some shots at Lyon

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Vodacom Bulls captain Marcell Coetzee has warned Lyon that the South African side are eager to build on their convincing Investec Champions Cup Round 1 victory over Saracens when they take on the French...

Team news: Saracens v Connacht

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

NICK TOMPKINS SAYS SATURDAY’S CRUCIAL INVESTEC CHAMPIONS CUP CLASH AGAINST CONNACHT IS THE BIGGEST GAME OF THE SEASON SO FAR AS SARACENS LOOK TO GET THEIR EUROPEAN CAMPAIGN BACK ON TRACK. The Men...

Match Preview: Farrell: Connacht Rugby will be tough test

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After their convincing loss at Vodacom Bulls in Round 1 of the Investec Champions Cup, Saracens know they have to beat Connacht Rugby at the StoneX Stadium on Saturday to keep alive their bid for a fourth...

European Rugby: A look at how the Premiership sides fair going into the weekend

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A weekend of tantalizing European action is in store as all ten Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides continue their Investec Champions Cup and Challenge Cup campaigns. A drama-filled opening round set the...

Billy Vunipola red card overturned (Disciplinary update)

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

BILLY VUNIPOLA HAS HAD HIS RED CARD OVERTURNED FOLLOWING AN INDEPENDENT DISCIPLINARY HEARING ARISING FROM HIS CLUB’S INVESTEC CHAMPIONS CUP, ROUND 1 MATCH AGAINST THE VODACOM BULLS AT LOFTUS VERSFELD. Vunipola...