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Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 4

9 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

9 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...

Champions Cup - Top 5 Performers

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There were a host of players that showed great form in the 6 Champions Cup games played today, here are our Top 5   Ultan Dillane - Connacht:   Dillane put in a great performance as Connacht...

Can Toulouse claim a fifth Champions Cup title season?

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was the turn of the new century that saw Toulouse become a European giant with the French club reaching the European Champions Cup final five times in the space of seven years, winning three. Yet almost...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 3

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another round of the Champions Cup has come and gone! And what a weekend it was with Clermont shining on Friday evening, Munster piping Saracens on Saturday and some pulsating action on Sunday rounding...

Champions Cup Round 3 Preview

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup,Europe’s prestigious club rugby competition, returns to our screens this weekend with a host of mouth-watering fixtures. The next two week’s fixtures push us past the halfway...

Jacques du Plessis gets five weeks for Vahaamahina style elbow

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Montpellier second row, Jacques du Plessis, has been suspended for five weeks following an independent disciplinary hearing arising from his club’s Champions Cup, Round Two match against...

Champions Cup Highlights: Montpellier v Gloucester

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

14 man Montpellier held on for a 30-27 home win over Gloucester in round 2 of the Champions Cup. Montpellier opened the scoring with a penalty and then crossed for the games first try to lead 10-0. Gloucester...

Team of the Week - Champions Cup Round 2

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The European block is complete and 2 weeks of Champions Cup Rugby has seen a few upsets and a number of World Cup stars make their way back for hteir respective clubs. This weekend was full of action with...

Champions Cup Team of Round One

10 months 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...