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Challenge Cup Semi-Final Preview: Bristol vs Bordeaux

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first of this weekend’s Challenge Cup semi-finals kicks off with Bristol Bears hosting Bordeaux at Ashton Gate.   Bears have proved to be a force to be reckoned with over the course of...

PRO14 Coach and Player of the season named

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh duo Duhan van der Merwe and Richard Cockerill have earned the two most prestigious awards on offer in the Guinness PRO14 having been voted in as the best player and coach by their peers for the...

EPCR reveal new 24-team Champions Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Board has revealed that after a unanimously vote, the new Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournament formats will be introduced for the 2020/21 season.   The decision to alter...

PRO14 Round 15: Zebre v Benetton Highlights

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Treviso got revenge for last week as they strangle Zebre to take the bragging rights tonight. The game ended...

Pro14: Round 15 Wrap-up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A couple of tables turned in Round 15 as losers from a fortnight ago emerged victorious this round. Ill-discipline spoiled the contest that was Munster and Connacht while Scarlets and Cardiff Blues enjoyed...

PRO14 | Ulster v Leinster preview, line ups and more

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the first of the round’s Irish derbies, Ulster will aim to trip the spring in Leinster’s step after the latter’s narrow but brilliant victory over arch rivals Munster in Round 14....

Pro14 Round 15 Preview: Zebre vs Benetton

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s a case of same teams, different venue for this second clash in nine days of the Italian stallions, Zebre and Benetton Rugby.     Zebre earned the bragging rights last weekend, albeit...

PRO14 Round 14 Highlights: Benetton v Zebre

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pro14 made a welcome return to action with Zebre securing a 17-13 away win over rivals Benetton in the Italian derby. Benetton opened the scoring with an early penalty, but Zebre hit...

PRO14 Returns | Edinburgh v Glasgow: Line ups and Preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

An exciting Scottish derby looms as Edinburgh take on Glasgow Warriors at Murrayfield on Saturday.   Edinburgh are currently sitting pretty at the top of the B Conference with 47 points while Warriors...

PRO14 Returns | Benetton Rugby v Zebre Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 14 kicks off with an Italian derby as Benetton Rugby host  Zebre. The last time the two sides met, in Round 9, Benetton enjoyed a decent 36-25 victory despite playing just over three-quarters...