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Champions Cup Team of Round Six

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool stages of the Champions Cup came to an end of the weekend with the eight teams now set to compete for the ultimate prize.   The #HeinekenChampionsCup QFLeinster v SaracensExeter v NorthamptonToulouse...

Champions Cup Round 5 Match Reports

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three late tries send Racing 92 into quarter-finals     Three tries in the final nine minutes helped Racing 92 secure a 39-22 win over Munster Rugby on Sunday afternoon in Paris, securing...

'ReesLightening' Stars in Gloucester's win over Montpellier

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester's sensational teenaged winger Louis Rees-Zammit was in fine form once again as Gloucester claimed 29-6 win over Montpellier on Saturday.   The win keeps Gloucester's hopes of making the...

What Premiership Clubs Must Do To Progress To The Champions Cup Playoffs

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership has seven teams in the competition but at the moment only two looks as if they are going to make it to the knockout phase of the competition. The likes of Sale, Bath and Harlequins are...

What Connacht, Ulster and Munster have to do to reach the Champions Cup knockout stage

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It might seem surprising to some but all four Irish provinces still have the opportunity to qualify for the knockout stage of the European Champions Cup. With two rounds still to be played, Leinster is...

French sides top key team stats in the Champions Cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The next fortnight of Champions Cup action will decide who reaches the knockout stages of the Champions Cup with Leinster having already secured their place in the quarter-finals.   While Leinster...

IRFU Referees back in EPCR and Energia AIL Action this Weekend

6 months ago by Irish Rugby News

IRFU referees will be involved in the action across the Champions Cup, Challenge Cup and all five divisions of the Men’s Energia AIL. In the Champions Cup on Saturday Frank Murphy has the whistle for...

Premiership Highlights: Gloucester v Bath

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester run out convincing winners in the West Country derby despite not being entirely convincing. Franco Mostert provided the spark for the first try as he sprinted through a gap from a wonderfull...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 4

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another good weekend of rugby where we see Leinster qualify for the Quarter Finals after 4 rounds, Saracens mount a come back and Clermont, Racing 92 and Toulouse carry on their fine form   1. Mako...

Putting his body on the line! Cheslin Kolbe injures in ribs in his tackle on Nemani Nadolo

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cheslin Kolbe has always defied the odds as he forced his way into the Springboks' squad despite being far from the conventional Springbok player due to his side.   The World Cup-winning winger...