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Champions Cup Team of Round Six

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool stages of the Champions Cup came to an end of the weekend with the eight teams now set to compete for the ultimate prize.   The #HeinekenChampionsCup QFLeinster v SaracensExeter v NorthamptonToulouse...

Williams out of Italy clash, Rees-Zammit boost for Wales

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wayne Pivac is hoping Liam Williams will make his comeback from an ankle injury in the second round of the Six Nations against Ireland.     Wales full-back Liam Williams will miss the first...

Highlights | Toulouse 35-14 Gloucester

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse booked a home quarter-final with a comfortable 35-14 home win over Gloucester in the final round of the pool stage of the Champions Cup. Gloucester got off to the perfect start with an early try,...

Repeat of 2019 final as Leinster host Saracens in quarter-final

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby and Saracens will do battle once again in a rematch of the 2019 Heineken Champions Cup final when they meet in this season’s quarter-finals.    No.1 seed Leinster...

Resilient Saracens keep their Champions Cup hopes alive

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens put in a resilient performance against Racing 92 to keep their hopes of making the Champions Cup quarter-finals.   Following the news of their relegation at the end of the season,...

Champions Cup Round 5 Match Reports

5 months 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...

Champions Cup Team of Round Five

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Champions Cup rugby returned with a bang this weekend as we edge ever closer to the quarter-finals of the competition.       This weekend saw a number of sides battle it out for a place...

Champions Cup Preview: Clermont Auvergne Vs Ulster Rugby

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Although Ulster have wrapped up 17 points and are currently sitting in the top spot in Pool 3 there place isn't exactly guaranteed with Clermont one point behind them. The two face each other on Saturday...

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

5 months 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

5 months 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...