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PRO14 Coach and Player of the season named

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh duo Duhan van der Merwe and Richard Cockerill have earned the two most prestigious awards on offer in the Guinness PRO14 having been voted in as the best player and coach by their peers for the...

EPCR reveal new 24-team Champions Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Board has revealed that after a unanimously vote, the new Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournament formats will be introduced for the 2020/21 season.   The decision to alter...

Pro14: Round 15 Wrap-up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A couple of tables turned in Round 15 as losers from a fortnight ago emerged victorious this round. Ill-discipline spoiled the contest that was Munster and Connacht while Scarlets and Cardiff Blues enjoyed...

Pro14 Round 15 Preview: Cardiff Blues vs Ospreys

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s another all-Welsh affair at Rodney Parade on Sunday with Cardiff Blues confronting Alun Wyn Jones’ Ospreys.     Both outfits will take the field with much to prove after Blues...

Tomos Williams faces lengthy spell on the sidelines

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and Cardiff Blues scrum-half Tomos Williams faces four months out after damaging his shoulder, the club confirmed on Wednesday,   The 25-year-old suffered the injury during Cardiff Blues'...

Lions Watch: Six Players Who Stood Out This Weekend

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second week of European Rugby saw some fantastic rugby being played with the PRO14 and Premiership producing some stellar entertainment.    In a new Ultimate Rugby weekly feature, we take...

PRO14 Round 14 Highlights: Scarlets v Cardiff Blues

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

HT 15-7 to Scarlets as they have played a tactical game, kicking into space and asking the opposition question. Scarlets have managed to score try though Steff Evan and Ed Kennedy. Josh Adams is the only...

Five Players Who Stood Out In Saturday's Welsh Derby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby returned in Wales with an entertaining game at Parc y Scarlets with the home side claiming an impressive 32-12 victory over the Cardiff Blues.   The Scarlets were brutal and effect with Ed...

PRO14 Returns | Scarlets v Cardiff: Line ups, Preview and Stats

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pacy y Scarlets will play witness to a mammoth clash as Cardiff Blues look to avenge their Round 10 defeat to Scarlets. In that game, Scarlets managed to pip their Welsh rivals by two points, the final...

PRO14's Most Prominent Defenders: tackle, turnover & lineout-steal stats

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pro14 returns this weekend, hopefully with a bang, much to the delight of rugby fans around the world. Before the resumption commences, a quick look at the stats may tell us who to look out for on...