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Reports suggest that French clubs have agreed to reduce salary caps

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A vote on Wednesday will confirm the new salary caps for the TOP14 and PROD2, the top two club competitions in France, according to a report by RugbyRama.   The organising body of French professional...

Plans for Global Season "Dead in the Water" After French Opposition

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report from thetimes.co.uk, the notion of world rugby possibly adopting a global season format has been dashed as a result of stiff opposition from French clubs.   The Ligue National...

Lyon Confirm Six New Signings With Two Players Returning To The Club

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon have confirmed the signing of six players ahead of the 2020/21 season with two of the six players returning to the club.   The two returning players include former France International,...

Confirmed: Saracens star Alex Lozowski makes TOP14 switch

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens and England centre Alex Lozowski has been confirmed as Montpellier's latest signing ahead of the 2020/21 season.   Lozowski will join the TOP14 club on 1 July on a one-year loan...

The Mercurial Michalak's First Run In Blue

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has been 19 years since the mercurial talent that is Frederic Michalak first took the field for France.   Since then, the fly-half (who is more than capable in the number 9 jersey too) has wowed...

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...

Toulouse Issue Pay-Cut To Players

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

French Top 14 club Toulouse have announced their squad will receive a 15% pay-cut next season in an effort for the club to minimise to financial damage inflicted on it by the effects of Coronavirus.   The...

Toulouse return to training

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse announced on Monday their players had returned to the club's facilities for medical tests after more than two months away. The record 20-time French champions have been absent from their...

Inter-Pro Derbies Planned for August 22/23 - IRFU CEO

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The IRFU CEO Philip Browne has confirmed that inter-provincial derbies have been planned to kick-off on August 22/23 at the Aviva Stadium behind closed doors.   Rugby back on August 22/23, derbies...

Ultimate Rugby's All Time European Imported XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Since rugby went professional in 1995, European clubs have searched the market to sign top players to help propel them to glory both domestically and in Europe.   We have picked a XV of...