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Saracens out for revenge

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

“A whiff of revenge in the air” was how French rugby newspaper Midi-Olympique previewed Saturday’s Investec Champions Cup Round of 16 tie between Union Bordeaux-Bègles and Saracens...

Massive stakes as SA teams eye European quarter-final spots

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s do or die for the five South African franchises this weekend as they take the field in the Round of 16 of the Investec Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup, where they will all be battling it...

TOP14 Review: Plenty still to play for as Spring break arrives

1 month ago by James Harrington

James Harrington examines the state of play in French rugby’s Top 14, after the 20th round of the season. Twenty rounds of the Top 14 season completed. Six to go, broken by the return of the Champions...

EPCR round of 16 referee appointments

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the knockout stages of European club rugby set to further intensify this weekend, EPCR can announce the referee appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg fixtures as well as...

Steve Borthwick heads for New Zealand in a bid to build on England’s progress

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Borthwick will begin plotting New Zealand’s downfall this week as he looks to build on England’s encouraging end to the Guinness Six Nations. A stunning victory over Ireland in round...

Fabulous France down England in all-time classic

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Thomas Ramos kicked a last-minute match-winning penalty and Nolann Le Garrec scored one of the great Guinness Men's Six Nations tries as France saved their best until last to beat England in an all-time...

France vs England: The standout performers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France salvaged what may have been a lacklustre 6Nations campaign with a 33-31 win over England in the final match of the 6Nations. England put on a spirited performance that saw them gain and extend a...