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Herring opts for positivity as Ulster prepare for La Rochelle

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Rob Herring is trying to stay positive ahead of his side’s clash with reigning champions La Rochelle this weekend at Stade Marcel – Deflandre.   Ulster’s 2022-23...

Sale Sharks travel to Kingston Park for a Newcastle challenge

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks will travel to Kingston Park for Friday evening’s clash with Newcastle Falcons.   In Round 12, Sale enjoyed a bye while the Falcons were knocked over by London Irish on the latter’s...

Superb second-half rally not enough for Ulster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster Rugby suffered their second successive Heineken Champions Cup Pool B loss on Saturday when they were edged out 29-36 by defending champions Stade Rochelais in a seven-try thriller at the Aviva...

Ulster men ready to take on European champions

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan McFarland’s side will face up to Stade Rochelais in Round 2 of this season’s Heineken Champions Cup when the French side come to Kingspan Stadium this Saturday (KO 5 30pm). Despite...

Sale look to continue strong start at Toulouse

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks will be hoping to make it two wins from two in this season’s Heineken Champions Cup but face a daunting task in the form of a trip to five-time champions Stade Toulousain on Saturday.   Sale...

Exeter and Bulls in heavyweight clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Something will have to give as Exeter Chiefs welcome Vodacom Bulls in the Champions Cup on Saturday.   Both sides opened their campaigns last week with bonus-point victories, Vodacom Bulls...

WATCH: Iain Henderson discusses Ulster's plan back to winning ways

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster will take the field with a definite point to prove after kicking off their 2022-23 Champions Cup campaign with a terrible result against Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell:       Looking...

Alex Sanderson: Sale display will make Toulouse ‘sit up’

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks director of rugby Alex Sanderson believes his team’s 39-0 home mauling of Ulster Rugby in Round 1 of the Heineken Champions Cup last Sunday will make Stade Toulousain take special note...

South African clubs help Champions Cup kick off in style

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022/23 Champions Cup began in superb fashion this weekend as the three debuting South African clubs immediately made their mark in Round 1.   Vodacom Bulls and Lyon produced arguably...

Champions Cup Team of the Week: Round 1

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A Thrilling weekend of Champions Cup rugby comes to an end with the opening round of the 2022/23 season closing off with an away win for Leicester Tigers at the expence of Ospreys.                                                                                                   History...