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HIGHLIGHTS: Bayonne v Brive

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a hotly contested first half here at Jean Dauger with both teams coming out in full force to try and take the upper hand. Bayonne were the first on the board with both a penalty and converted try....

The weekend's French domestic action: Round 22

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As Round 22 of the Top 14 approaches, spots 1 to 4 of the overall stands are occupied by Toulouse, La Rochelle, Racing 92 and Clermont respectively.   This weekend, Toulouse will host Pau at Stade...

TOP 14 HIGHLIGHTS: Brive Vs RC Toulon

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brive show real character to earn a hard fought victory against 14  man Toulon. Brive had an impressive first half and deserve to lead. They continued to put Toulon under pressure and keep the score...

Montpellier eager to climb the ladder as they take on Lyon

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday’s final match-up sees Montpellier await the arrival of Lyon at Altrad Stadium.   It is a game that both sides will be eager to win to inch towards the top of the table, but Montpellier,...

TOP 14 HIGHLIGHTS: Brive Vs Montpellier

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another loss for Montpellier as they lose it at the death to a Brive side who played very well in the second half. The home side struggled in the opening 20 minutes and fell behind early only to mount...

WATCH: Finn Russell and Simon Zebo combine to beat Clermont at the death

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 claimed their fourth TOP14 victory in a row with a win at the Stade Marcel Michelin in round 13 of the TOP14.   The Parisian club needed a late Simon Zebo try to sink Clermont with...

TOP 14 HIGHLIGHTS: Brive Vs Lyon

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brive put in a disciplined and impressive defensive performance to beat Lyon. Im difficult conditions, Brive took a lead in to halftime, despite Lyon having most of the ball....

Jaco Taute leads Tigers against Bayonne

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Steve Borthwick has named his Leicester Tigers team for the European Challenge Cup preliminary stage fixture in Bayonne this weekend.   Jaco Taute will lead out Tigers at the Stade Jean...

HIGHLIGHTS: Leicester Tigers v Brive

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A humdinger of a battle whose results probably did not give the best reflection of the game. 39 - 17 was the final score, as the Leicester Tigers managed to put away their opposition tonight. There was...