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Champions Cup Team of Round One

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a pulsating opening round of the Champions Cup, we have selected our team of the week.     1. Jeremy Loughman - Munster    A tough call on Connacht's Denis Buckley who was...

Diaby red proves costly as Bordeaux beaten by Brive

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux-Begles could lose ground on Top 14 leaders Lyon after slipping to their second defeat in three matches at Brive.   Mahamadou Diaby's ninth-minute dismissal proved decisive as Christophe...

Seventh heaven for Lyon, Toulouse defeat Castres

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon racked up an impressive seventh win from as many Top 14 matches this season and champions Toulouse earned a timely win against Castres.     Jean-Marc Doussain impressed with the boot,...

Imhoff at the double in Racing win, Toulon beat La Rochelle

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Juan Imhoff scored a second-half double as Racing 92 hammered Pau 31-3 and Toulon beat La Rochelle in the Top 14 on Sunday.   Pau could have returned to third spot with a victory at Stade du...

Lyon concede first tries of season in fifth straight win

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon remain unbeaten in the Top 14 after swatting aside struggling Racing 92, though they did concede their first tries of the season.   Noa Nakaitaci, Hamza Kaabeche and Thibaut Regard all crossed...