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Champions Cup Round 5 Match Reports

1 week 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...

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

1 week 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

1 week 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

2 weeks 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...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 4

1 month 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...

Champions Cup Highlights: Montpellier 18-26 Toulouse

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Both teams came out firing in today's fixture but that was all that they could do as the two teams are both forces to be reckoned with. Toulouse got first blood with a beautiful try but Montpellier cancelled...

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

1 month 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

1 month 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...

Champions Cup Highlights: Toulouse 23-9 Montpellier

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse made it three wins from three as they ground out a 23-9 home victory over Montpellier in extremely wet and tricky conditions in the Champions Cup. Toulouse opened the scoring with an early penalty...

Can Toulouse claim a fifth Champions Cup title season?

1 month 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...