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The Stats-Based Champions Cup Team of the Season

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  EPCR have released the Champions Cup Player and Team of the Season based on stats provided by Stats Perform.   Antoine Dupont has been named the Champions Cup player of the...

Antoine Dupont crowns stellar season with European Player of the Year Award

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont has capped an outstanding season by becoming the first French player to win the prestigious EPCR European Player of the Year award. The scrum-half had already scored four tries in this...

Everything you need to know about the Champions Cup Final, Line Ups, Team News, Stats and more

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pinnacle of the 2020-21 Champions Cup is in sight as rugby fans the world over are licking their lips in anticipation of the mouth-watering, all-French clash between La Rochelle and Toulouse which...

Leinster field three 2021 British and Irish Lions against Connacht

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster Rugby team to face Connacht Rugby tomorrow in Round 2 of the PRO14 Rainbow Cup in the Sportsground has been announced.   Leo Cullen has made a number of changes from the 23 that...

'It's a poor, poor tournament' - O'Driscoll criticises standard of PRO14

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll has delivered a brutal assessment of the PRO14 by dubbing it a "poor, poor tournament."   The Irish powerhouses Leinster fell 32-23 to French side La Rochelle...

Leinster Injury Update

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Head coach Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup game against Connacht Rugby on Saturday in the Sportsground.       "Rowan Osborne (hand)...

Champions Cup finalists dominate European Player of the Year shortlist

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle and Toulouse have received added recognition following their qualification for the Champions Cup final at Twickenham Stadium as their star performers dominate the prestigious shortlist for...

Champions Cup Highlights: Toulouse Vs Union Bordeaux Begles

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse marched on to the Champions Cup Final after grinding out a 21-9 home win over fellow French side Bordeaux in the semi-finals. Matthieu Jalibert opened the scoring for Bordeaux with a penalty just...

Champions Cup Highlights: La Rochelle 32 Leinster Rugby 23

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle knocked off four time champions Leinster with a 32-23 home win in the Champions Cup Semi-Finals. Ross Byrne missed an early penalty attempt, but Leinster piled on the early pressure, which...

Seven players who may have enough credit with Warren Gatland to make the Lions squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will be naming the 36 players who will tour to South Africa on Friday.   With the squad announcement coming up, we take a look at seven players...