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Leaders Lyon bounce back from European disappointment

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top 14 front-runners Lyon won again, while La Rochelle's Arthur Retiere grabbed a hat-trick and Brive left it late.     Lyon quickly put their European Champions Cup disappointment behind...

Michael Cheika makes shock code switch

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has made a shock code switch joining reigning National Rugby League premiers, the Sydney Roosters, and thrown a thinly-veiled dig at his former team, saying...

Highlights | Montpellier 35-29 Connacht

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the most exciting games this season. Montpellier streak to a 21-0 lead and look to be in complete control. Connacht capitalised on some lazy defence late in the first half and score a try followed...

Champions Cup Team of Round Six

6 days 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...

Another example of Cobus Reinach's incredible pace!

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints confirmed earlier this weekend that their star World Cup winning scrumhalf Cobus Reinach will leave the club at the end of the current season.   On Saturday, Reinach gave the...

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...

'ReesLightening' Stars in Gloucester's win over Montpellier

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester's sensational teenaged winger Louis Rees-Zammit was in fine form once again as Gloucester claimed 29-6 win over Montpellier on Saturday.   The win keeps Gloucester's hopes of making the...

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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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...

A NEW ERA: Fabien Galthie includes 19 uncapped players in his 42-man France squad as well as a new captain

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New French head coach  Fabien Galthie has named his first France squad that will compete in the 2020 Six Nations having taken over from Jacques Brunel following the Rugby World Cup.   Brunel's...