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Head-to-head: Finn Russell vs Alex Goode

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first Champions Cup semi-final offers a mouth-watering clash in the fly-half channel. As accomplished as he has shown himself to be in the number 10 jersey, Alex Goode faces a stern task tomorrow when...

Team News: Thomas returns for Racing 92, Saracens are unchanged

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finals of the Champions Cup approach under a shadow of the age-old Anglo-French rivalry as Saracens travel to Paris La Defense Arena where Racing 92 will aim to toss them unceremoniously out of...

Racing 92 owner reveals Maro Itoje's mammoth salary demand

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens and England lock Maro Itoje priced himself out of a move to Racing 92 according to the club's owner Jacky Lorenzetti.   Lorenzetti revealed that he could not afford the asking...

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

2 days 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...

European quarter-finals prove rugby is still a game for all shapes and sizes

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the oldest cliches in rugby is that it is 'a game for all shapes and sizes' and while the professional game has seen players become bigger and stronger over the years, the quarter-finals of the...

Premiership Round 21 Highlights: Bath Rugby v Gloucester Rugby

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath needed a big effort and they certainly delivered. After a poor first half, Gloucester looked like they were in cruise control and took a 17 point lead in the second half. Bath needed a miracle at...

Rhodes to face disciplinary hearing after Saracens win

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Some alleged foul play at a ruck may cast a shadow over Michael Rhodes’ man-of-the-match performance against Leinster.   The Saracens flanker has been cited after an incident in only the second...

Sale Sharks and Harlequins battle it out for silverware

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The typical monotony of Monday will be broken somewhat with an exciting fixture playing out at the AJ Bell Stadium this evening as Sale Sharks host Harlequins in the Premiership Rugby Cup final.   The...

Champions Cup QF Stats Leaders: Most Tackles, Carries, Metres Gained, Defenders Beaten and More

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The action-packed quarter-finals over the past weekend yielded some great rugby, broke some hearts and elated others. The round kicked off with a shock Leinster loss – their first one of the season...

Champions Cup Highlights: Leinster Rugby v Saracens

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens held off Leinster to claim a 25-17 win in the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup. The sides traded early penalties, but poor discipline from Leinster followed as Saracens kept the scoreboard...