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The busiest tacklers, most potent attackers, turnover kings and more from all the top leagues

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the world’s premier domestic competitions in full swing, we take a look at the top performers in the most noteworthy categories. We take a look at the best performers from the Premiership, Pro...

Ins, outs and the latest rugby rumours

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy day in player movement market saw Chris Ashton leave Sale Sharks with immediate effect, the Leicester Tigers add two signings and a couple of re-signings and the Exeter Chiefs wrap a few new signings.    We...

Lyon and Toulouse beaten as Racing 92 run riot

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92, Clermont Auvergne, Bayonne, Pau and Brive earned victories in Top 14, with leaders Bordeaux-Begles not in action. Joris Jurand scored a first-half hat-trick as Brive handed second-placed Lyon...

Weekend Round Up

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland coach Farrell takes blame after England loss     Andy Farrell shouldered the burden of blame for Ireland's Six Nations loss to England as his side were outplayed at Twickenham on...

Fernandez grasps Lyon opportunity as Racing fall short

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Patricio Fernandez kicked 19 points as Lyon battled to a 29-20 victory over Racing 92 in the Top 14 on Sunday.     Second-place Lyon responded to losing a top-of-the-table clash to Bordeaux...

Review: Cheslin Kolbe's Game At Flyhalf For Toulouse

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse were forced to select Springbok outside back Cheslin Kolbe at flyhalf in their crunch clash against Racing 92 this weekend with the likes of Romain Ntamack, Antoine Dupont, Thomas Ramos and...

Chiefs sign Scottish star Sam Hidalgo-Clyne

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rob Baxter is set to replace one international name with another ahead of the 2020/21 season.     With Nic White’s departure back to Australia already confirmed, the Exeter Chiefs Director...

Top 14: Leaders Lyon bounce back from European disappointment

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon quickly put their European Champions Cup disappointment behind them to return to the Top 14 summit with a comfortable home victory over Toulon on Saturday.     The domestic league leaders...

Champions Cup Team of Round Six

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool stages of the Champions Cup came to an end of the weekend with the eight teams now set to compete for the ultimate prize.   The #HeinekenChampionsCup QFLeinster v SaracensExeter v NorthamptonToulouse...

Leaders Lyon bounce back from European disappointment

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top 14 front-runners Lyon won again, while La Rochelle's Arthur Retiere grabbed a hat-trick and Brive left it late.     Lyon quickly put their European Champions Cup disappointment behind...