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Stars of the Japanese Top League

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup Rounds 3 and 4 Referee Appointments

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nika Amashukeli of Georgia will make his debut as a Champions Cup referee when he takes charge of the Round 3 fixture between Pool B joint-leaders, Racing 92, and Harlequins at Paris La Défense...

Weekend of Irish derbies: Munster vs Leinster / Connacht vs Ulster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish fans can settle in for a festive weekend bringing them two great derbies as Munster host Leinster and Ulster take on Connacht.   Munster vs Leinster:   One of the game’s favourite...

Bad news for Ringrose - Leinster injury update

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland and Leinster centre Garry Ringrose is having a frustrating time of things on the injury front as his jaw issues surfaced again during his side’s latest victory – over Northampton Saints...

Can Saints turn it around against Leinster?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints have had a torrid time of it against Irish giants Leinster in the Champions Cup overall, having emerged victorious just once in all their nine encounters.   Saints’ solitary...

18-year-old Montpellier flyhalf rewarded with a three year extension

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After his impressive start with the senior Montpellier squad, Louis Foursans has signed an extension with the club until 2023   The 18-year-old Foursans broke into the Montpellier senior squad last...

Champions Cups Stats Leaders - tackles, carries, turnovers & more

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 1 of the Champions Cup played out with gusto as the twelve fixtures supplied plenty of action. Leinster find themselves at numbers 1 in Pool A while Pool B is headed by Lyon – both teams having...

Montpellier v Leinster Rugby Round 1 Highlights

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster got their Champions Cup campaign off to the perfect start with a 35-14 away win over Montpellier in the opening round. Leinster got off to a dream start with a try just five minutes in and they...

Champions Cup | Team of the Week Round 1

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

European rugby returns and a unique format this season as we enjoyed 12 games in Round 1. Seven away wins with ASM Clermont, Toulouse and Leinster stealing the lime light while RC Toulon, Lyon and Munster...

Champions Cup | Top Players Of The Day

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Day two of the Champions Cup did not disappoint with the opening game of the day producing an extremely entertaining spectacle with Clermont surging to a 38-51 victory over the Bristol Bears.   The...