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Ollivon demands Toulon focus

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

RC Toulon captain Charles Ollivon urged his side to keep focused as they target EPCR Challenge Cup glory.   Toulon will play fellow TOP 14 side Lyon in the final after defeating Saracens 25-16...

Star-studded line-up for EPCR European Player of the Year shortlist

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the countdown begins in earnest to the showpiece Heineken Champions Cup final in Marseille, in-form candidates from Leinster Rugby and Stade Rochelais are not surprisingly dominating the prestigious...

Farrell: Toulon defeat needs to spur Saracens on

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens captain Owen Farrell could not hide his disappointment after going down 25-16 to RC Toulon in the Challenge Cup semi-final on Saturday.   Toulon got off to the perfect start with a try...

McCall praises Azéma ahead of semi-final

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall has heaped praise on RC Toulon head coach Franck Azéma prior to the clubs’ EPCR Challenge Cup semi-final at Stade Félix Mayol on Saturday night.   The...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup semi-finals kick-off times and TV coverage confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR has announced the dates, kick-off times and TV coverage of the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup semi-finals.   Following a truly epic victory over Munster Rugby, holders,...

Saracens seal Challenge Cup semi-final after crushing Gloucester

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens booked their place in the Challenge Cup semi-finals claiming a 44-15 win over Gloucester Rugby at Kingsholm on Friday night.   Saracens will play the winner of the last...

10 Facts ahead of the Challenge Cup quarter-finals

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Challenge Cup quarter-finals are upon us with the action kicking off on Friday.   Gloucester take on Saracens in the all-English quarter-final. Saturday's action kicks off with Edinburgh hosting...

Steffon Armitage to leave Biarritz and return to 'where it all started'

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Biarritz flanker Steffon Armitage will leave the TOP14 club at the end of the season to join National club Nice in the third division of France.   Armitage confirmed the news in an...