Champions Cup

Dates & kick-off times confirmed for Champions Cup Round of 16 & Challenge Cup Round 5

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

History will be made in early April when the eagerly-anticipated Champions Cup Round of 16 fixtures will be played over two legs for the first time as an elite group of clubs and their supporters with...

The 31 players who could make their test debut during the Six Nations

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022 Six Nations kicks off next weekend, with the new year bringing new players who will look to make their mark on the test arena.   Defending Champions Wales have included three uncapped...

Champions Cup - Round of 16

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the final game of the group stages complete, the Round of 16 has been confirmed. The next round is a two game affair with the sides playing each other home and away for a place in the Quarter Finals....

Champions Cup Round 4: The Irish Fixtures

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Overall, it was a successful Round 3 for the Irish contingent; a mighty 89-7 victory for Leinster against Montpellier, a gritty 3-point win for Munster over Castres, Ulster managed to brush Northampton...

Champions Cup Round 4: The English Fixtures

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The English contingent face some stiff opposition this weekend after a reasonably successful Round 3. Harlequins, Wasps, Leicester, Exeter and Bristol Bears came away with wins while the unfortunate trio...

Champions & Challenge Cup Disciplinary Decisions – Round 3

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Champions Cup Jacob Umaga suspended for four weeksThe Wasps full back, Jacob Umaga, has been suspended for four weeks following an independent Disciplinary Hearing by video conference arising from his...

State of Play Champions Cup: The seven clubs who have secured a place in the knockouts

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Seven teams have booked their place in the round of 16 of the Champions Cup, with one round of the pool stages remaining.   Irish Provinces Ulster and Munster have secured their place in the knockouts...

Six players who stuck their hands up for an Ireland Six Nations call up

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

    It was a successful weekend for Leinster, Munster and Ulster in the Champions Cup with wins over Montpellier, Castres, and Northampton Saints while Connacht suffered a heartbreaking defeat...

Champions Cup Team of the Week

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another thrilling weekend of Champions Cup Rugby has come and gone with several teams booking their place in the round of 16.   Harlequins were the first to book their place in the playoffs beating...

Leicester Tigers' match winner Hosea Saumaki reveals pre-game family concerns

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers' winger Hosea Saumaki scored in the latter stages of the Champions Cup fixture against Connacht on Saturday evening.   The Premiership club overturned an 18 point deficit with Saumaki...