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Rhys Priestland leads EPCR Challenge Cup’s top scorers

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the conclusion of the EPCR Challenge Cup pool stage and ahead of the Round of 16, we’re looking at which players are leading the scoring charts so far.   Points – Rhys...

Pool stage ramps up with knockout stage spots secured

2 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,...

Friend lauds ‘powerful’ Wootton after hat-trick

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby director of rugby Andy Friend hailed Alex Wootton as “a hell of an athlete” after the wing went over for a hat-trick of tries against CA Brive in the EPCR Challenge Cup on...

John Porch signs new two-year deal with Connacht

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Connacht Rugby have confirmed a two-year contract extension for John Porch, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2024/25 season.     A fans’ favourite since joining...

Match Report: Cardiff seal Round of 16 berth with Newcastle drubbing

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Rugby booked their spot in the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16 thanks to a dominant 42-10 home win over Newcastle Falcons at Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday.   Two tries from Owen Lane...

Match Report: Wootton hat-trick as Connacht bag Round of 16 spot

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alex Wootton scored a hat-trick of tries as Connacht Rugby sealed their place in the EPCR Challenge Cup knockout stage with a 61-5 thrashing of CA Brive at The Sportsground on Saturday.   The...

Tough task for Newcastle at Pool A leaders Cardiff

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top meets bottom in Pool A as high-flying Cardiff Rugby prepare to host struggling Newcastle Falcons in Round 3 of the EPCR Challenge Cup on Sunday.   Cardiff have taken maximum points from...

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Connacht Rugby Vs Ulster Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht management team have welcomed back a number of Irish internationals for tomorrow’s crucial Christmas interpro with Ulster at The Sportsground (k/o 7.35pm).   There are 12 changes...