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Furbank skippers Northampton Saints for East Midlands Derby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

George Furbank will lead out Northampton Saints at Mattioli Woods Welford Road this weekend when the men in Black, Green and Gold face East Midlands rivals Leicester Tigers.   Saints have won on...

Saints suffer after Dingwall red

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints exited the Heineken Champions Cup as they fell to a 31-13 defeat at the hands of defending champions Stade Rochelais in their Pool B meeting at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens...

Match Preview: Northampton face tough task vs Stade Rochelais

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints, bottom of Heineken Champions Cup Pool B, have a hard task on their hands on Saturday, as they welcome defending champions Stade Rochelais in Round 4.   The second-placed...

Champions Cup Round of 16 places secured as pool stage heats up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup produced some exhilarating encounters last weekend as eight teams secured their places in the knockout stage with a game to spare.   Leinster Rugby, Cell...

Match Report: Coombes brace seals thrilling win for 14-man Munster

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby held off a second-half surge by Northampton Saints to complete a thrilling Heineken Champions Cup Pool B double over the Gallagher Premiership side by a 27-23 margin at Thomond Park on...

Match Report: Heartbreak for Ulster amid last-gasp Sclavi try

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joel Sclavi’s 81st minute try cost Ulster Rugby a famous Heineken Champions Cup victory over defending champions Stade Rochelais, as they fell to a 7-3 defeat in Pool B at the Stade Marcel Deflandre...

Match Preview: Northampton need response at Munster

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints are in desperate need of a victory at Munster Rugby in Round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup in order to boost their qualification hopes.   A committed defensive display...

Match Preview: Ulster eager to notch first win

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster Rugby head to reigning champions Stade Rochelais in dire need of a victory in Round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup on Saturday.   The Irish province have suffered back-to-back defeats...

Alex Coles undaunted by Munster trip

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints lock Alex Coles is refusing to be overly concerned by the Gallagher Premiership club’s trip to Ireland on Saturday to take on Munster Rugby in the Heineken Champions Cup –...