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European Player Of The Year Award Nominees Confirmed

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Representatives of the elite clubs which have qualified for this season’s Champions Cup semi-finals not surprisingly dominate the list of 15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the...

Beefed up Toulon pack to face Leinster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon have beefed up their pack for their clash with Leinster on Friday with scrumhalf Baptiste Serin returning from test duty and flyer Gabin Villière back from injury.   Loosehead...

Sexton proves his fitness and leads Leinster against Toulon

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster Rugby team to face RC Toulon in the last-16 clash of the Champions Cup in the RDS Arena tomorrow afternoon has been named by Leo Cullen.   Johnny Sexton starts and will captain the...

Leinster sweat over test flyhalves' fitness

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen is sweating on the fitness of both Johnny Sexton and Ross Byrne for Friday's Champions Cup last-16 clash with Toulon.   Johnny Sexton has entered the Graduated Return...

Exact dates, venues, kick-off times of next Champions Cup round

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Here follow the exact dates, venues, kick-off times and TV coverage in the Round of 16 of the 2020/21 tournament:   Friday 2 April Leinster Rugby v RC Toulon – RDS Arena (17.30)BT Sport...

Champions Cup Quarter-Final Draw

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup draw has been announced with five sides confirming home matches after two wins - unaffected by COVID-19 - in the pool stages. They are Racing 92, Bordeaux-Bègles, Leinster, Munster...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup knockout stage draws to take place on Tuesday

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The draws for the knockout stages of the 2020/21 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland next Tuesday (9 March).   The key event which starts...