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Sons of three rugby greats to turn out for France u20s

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have named their squad of 35 for the upcoming Under-20s Six Nations.   There are a number of familiar names in the squad who are seeking a first Six Nations crown since 2018 and will...

The classy tributes from Brive & Racing 92 for retiring stalwart Antonie Claassen

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final round of the Top 14 played out on Saturday with Toulouse and La Rochelle cementing second first and second place respectively.   Racing 92 claimed third place overall as they thumped...

Toulouse and La Rochelle top the log after a thrilling final day in the Top 14

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse and La Rochelle finish the TOP14 regular season in first and second place respectively.   Emmanuel Meafou and Lucas Tauzin scored before the end of either half to secure a 10-21 win over...

Levani Botia handed a four-week suspension

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle centre Levani Botia has been suspended for four weeks following an independent Disciplinary Hearing by video conference today (Wednesday 2 June) arising from the Champions final against...

What each teams needs in the final round of the TOP14

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The TOP14 enters the final round of the 2020/21 season this weekend and there is still plenty to play for.   Just four of the 14 teams head into the final round of the season with nothing on the...

Doumayrou joins Challenge Cup winners Montpellier

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

European Rugby Challenge Cup winners Montpellier have confirmed the signing of La Rochelle centre Geoffrey Doumayrou as they look to build on their European success in next season’s Champions Cup.       The...

Watch: Cheslin Kolbe's brilliance on defence against Clermont

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cheslin Kolbe is known for his incredible pace and footwork on attack but the pocket rocket Springbok showed that there is far more to his game on Saturday.   With Toulouse attacking just outside...

Cheslin Kolbe wins Champions Cup Try of the Season Award

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse and Springbok winger Cheslin Kolbe has added Champions Try of the Season to his Heineken Champions Cup winners’ medal.   Virgin Media’s expert pundit and two-time European Cup...

The Stats-Based Champions Cup Team of the Season

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  EPCR have released the Champions Cup Player and Team of the Season based on stats provided by Stats Perform.   Antoine Dupont has been named the Champions Cup player of the...

HIGHLIGHTS: La Rochelle v Toulouse

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse were crowned Champions Cup winners for a record breaking fifth time as they edged 14 man La Rochelle 22-17 in the Final. The battle of the boot dominated the opening 25 minutes,...