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The race for play off places reaches boiling point in the Premiership with two rounds to go

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A league season is often described as a marathon rather than a race and the 2019/20 season is no different.    The lockdown stalled a number of teams' momentum while other returned from...

Saints sign front row cover for Champions Cup quarter-final after EPCR permit player's registration

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Board has today unanimously agreed to a change in the Tournament Rules which permits the registration of front row players after the September 1 deadline.   “We are pleased that EPCR...

Injury Crisis Could See Northampton Face Exeter A Man Short

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints' loosehead prop injury crisis could see Chris Boyd's side front up against Exeter Chiefs with just 22 players.   Boyd has just one fit loosehead prop in their ranks...

Form Guide: Champions Cup Quarter-Finals

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup is back and just eight teams remain as the top clubs in Europe battle it out this weekend for a place in the semi-finals.   Five winners, with 13 Champions Cup titles, remain...

Premiership | Leicester Tigers vs Sale Sharks line ups and preview

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Can Leicester withstand the storm that Sale brought raining down on Bristol in the last round? Do Sale have enough left in the tank for another such performance to repeat it?   These questions will...

The Big Winners Of The New Champions Cup Format

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup will be competed for by 24 clubs during the 2020/21 season with the eight highest-ranked representatives from the Gallagher Premiership, the Guinness PRO14 and the TOP 14 securing...

Premiership Rugby TOTW

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An unusual round of Premiership Rugby saw the sides take the pitch on Saturday, Sunday and Monday with a number of victors posting massive scores.   The enticing round saw a number of records being...

Premiership Highlights: Sale Sharks v Bristol Bears

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sale Sharks thrashed a much changed Bristol Bears side 40-7 in round 17 of the Premiership. It was all Sale for the majority of the first half as they ran in four tries to race into a 26-0 lead. Bristol...

Twins Power Sale Sharks To Thumping Victory Over Bristol

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks' boss Steve Diamond rolled out both sets of twins on Bristol Bears on Saturday with Jean-Luc featuring in the second row and Dan du Pree completing a  mouth-watering back row with...

Steve Diamond Provides Insight Into Sale's Turnover Brilliance

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sale Sharks claimed a comfortable 40-7 victory over the Bristol Bears on Saturday with the Sharks' breakdown key to the side's victory with Steve Diamond's men winning a massive 12 turnovers compared...