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The latest rumours, player movements and re-signings

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We round up the week's latest rumours, signings, and re-signings.     Richie Mo'unga re-signs with New Zealand Rugby until at least 2023 Richie Mo'unga has signed...

The Fijians and Samoans who could follow the likes of Piutau in trading test teams

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Friday, Tonga's head coach named his squad for the Pacific Nations Cup & World Cup Qualifier 2022 this July.     Included in his squad were the likes of Israel Folau, Charles...

Challenge Cup decider: Toulon and Lyon ready to lock horns

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Challenge Cup is set to culminate in an all-French affair as Lyon host Toulon at Stade Velodrome on Friday evening.    It will be Lyon’s first involvement in a European final in the...

Challenge Cup Final Teams: Cheslin Kolbe returns

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon and RC Toulon have named their teams ahead of Friday evening's EPCR Challenge Cup final in Marseille.       Jordan Taufua will captain Lyon who have named an entirely...

Stats & Facts: Lyon v RC Toulon - Challenge Cup Final

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of Friday evening's EPCR Challenge Cup final between Lyon and RC Toulon, here are some stats and facts ahead of the final.     MATCH DETAILS   LYON v RC TOULON - Friday,...

Tough assignment for Lyon in first European final

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon will need to overcome RC Toulon for the first time in the EPCR Challenge Cup if they are to triumph in Friday’s final at Stade Vélodrome.   Lyon, who have reached a European...

Class of 2022: Retiring Players XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021/22 season is drawing to a close which means several players will be bringing their careers to an end.   We take a look at these players in the form of XV.   1. Rhys...

This week's rumours, signings and re-signings

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We round up the week's latest rumours, signings, and re-signings.       PREMIERSHIP RUGBY   Bath Bath Rugby have confirmed the departure of a club legend with Semesa...

Mignoni tells Lyon ‘only winners’ are remembered

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pierre Mignoni says Lyon’s passage to the EPCR Challenge Cup final will only be truly historic if they lift the trophy.   Head coach Mignoni steered his side to their first European...

Road to Marseille: Lyon

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Lyon having reached their maiden European final by advancing to the EPCR Challenge Cup showpiece, we look back at how they secured their clash with RC Toulon at Stade Vélodrome in Marseille...