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Watch: Aaron Cruden almost ended Montpellier's playoffs hopes before a tighthead prop saved the day

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier kept their hopes of making the TOP14 playoffs alive on Sunday as claimed a bonus point victory over Stade Francais.    La Rochelle's loss to Lyon on Saturday meant that Montpellier...

Watch: Simon Zebo's hattrick helps Racing 92 to a convincing victory

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Munster fullback Simon Zebo continued his fine for Racing 92 this weekend as he scored hattrick against Perpignan to keep Racing 92 in the Top 4 of the competition heading into the final round of...

Bordeaux collapse to costly defeat, Stade hopes dashed by Montpellier

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux Begles' hopes of securing a Champions Cup place and a spot in the Top 14 play-offs evaporated in dramatic fashion as they threw away a 29-point lead to lose 43-36 to Toulouse, who are now...

Uncapped European-based forward on Erasmus' radar

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Head Coach Rassie Erasmus made the unprecedented call to hand overseas-based outside back Cheslin Kolbe his first Springbok coach in 2018 and he looks he might make the same call in 2019.   In...

Dupichot and Zebo grab hat-tricks as Racing 92 rout Perpignan

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Perpignan suffered a 23rd loss in 25 Top 14 games as Louis Dupichot and Simon Zebo scored hat-tricks in Racing 92's 52-14 victory.     Racing 92 boosted their hopes of qualifying for the...

Toulon boss admits he may have been overly critical of Julian Savea

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal has admitted he may have been 'too harsh' in his criticism of former All Blacks winger Julian Savea.   Boudjellal slammed Savea in February following Toulon's 19-10...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jesse Kriel snubs UK interest to sign Japanese deal   Following the news that Handre Pollard will leave the Bulls at the end of the season while RG Snyman is set to miss the 2020 season while off...

Ronan O’Gara weighing up his options with multiple offers on the table

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland standoff Ronan O’Gara has denied reports that he has already signed a contract with Top 14 side La Rochelle and has stated that there are several offers on the table.   Reports...

Montpellier coaching staff set for shake-up while Springbok signs in principal - reports

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier's coaching staff is set for a shake-up ahead of next season with Vern Cotter set to leave his role as head coach and become the club's director of rugby according to RMC Sport.    On...