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Barnes and Carley to take charge of Champions Cup semi-finals

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match official appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup semi-finals have been announced today (Tuesday, 20 April) following a meeting of EPCR’s selection committee.       The...

Elton Jantjies chats about move to France

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies has revealed that the upcoming British & Irish Lions series is the motivation behind his move to France.   Jantjies recently signed with struggling Top 14 side...

CONFIRMED: Johan Goosen returns to South Africa

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the signing of Springbok utility back Johan Goosen from TOP14 club Montpellier.   The 28-year-old flyhalf, who can hold his own at centre and fullback, is a product...

Returning From European Action: Premiership Rugby Round 16 Preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership is back on the scene after the break for the Champions and Challenge Cups and fans can look forward to some clashes in Round 16.   Northampton Saints vs London Irish Last time they...

Jacques du Plessis returns to Loftus

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the signing of loose forward Jacques du Plessis from French club, Montpellier, effective 1 July 2021 on a 3-year deal.   The 27-year-old Du Plessis,...

Pau stint could do wonders for confidence driven Jantjies

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Tuesday, the Lions confirmed that franchise captain and their go-to flyhalf for the past decade was off to France as a medical joker for the latter stages of the TOP14 season.   In a statement...

Ulster and Leinster away for European semi-finals as French clubs host the Champions Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the draws for the semi-final matches in the 2020/21 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup which were held today (Sunday 11 April) at BT Sport’s studios in London, EPCR has confirmed the...

Jacques du Plessis returning to South Africa - report

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok u20 loose forward Jacques du Plessis looks set to return to his former club, the Bulls.    The 27-year-old forward left the Bulls in 2015 to join Montpellier but looks set...

Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals: Wrap Up and Team of the Week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Challenge Cup round of 16 saw the likes of Bath, Leicester Tigers, Montpellier and Ulster all claim victories to move them ever closer to the title.   We take a look back at the weekend's...