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Sam Simmonds named European Player of the Year

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Simmonds has capped an extraordinary Heineken Champions Cup campaign by being named EPCR European Player of the Year.   The number eight propelled Exeter Chiefs to a maiden European title at...

Predicted Line Ups: Exeter Chiefs v Racing 92 - Champions Cup Final

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Either Exeter Chiefs or Racing 92 will have their name etched on the Champions Cup Trophy for the first time on Saturday in a mouthwatering final at Ashton Gate.   Both sides have extremely strong...

Stats and Facts: Exeter Chiefs v Racing 92

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday sees the Champions Cup final between Exeter Chiefs and Racing 92 in Bristol as the sides will battle it out to become the 12th club to win the title.     Here are 13 stats and facts...

Racing 92's Road to the Champions Cup Final

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday offers the rugby fan something to savour with a titanic contest unfolding at Sandy Park in Devon, England, the winner of which will be crowned 2019-20 Champions of Europe.   It is a clash...

PRO 14 Highlights: Munster v Edinburgh

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster made it two wins from two to start the Pro14 season as they edged Edinburgh 25-23 in round 2. Munster started brightly with two penalties in the opening 5 minutes to lead 6-0. Edinburgh edged ahead...

QUIZ: Can You Name Every European Player of the Year Since 2010?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR European Player of the Year is named at the conclusion of the European club season.   The outcome of one of the most prized individual accolades in the world game is determined by a combination...

Champions Cup Pool Draw for 2020/21 season to take place on 28 October

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pool Draw for the Heineken Champions Cup will be staged in Lausanne for the third successive year on Wednesday 28 October when Europe’s elite clubs will find out who their opponents will be for...

Marcell Coetzee remains a dominant force in Guinness PRO14

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

There may be doubt over South Africa’s readiness for possible participation in the Rugby Championship but one player who would be ready to front any Springbok challenge if required is Ulster No 8...

Van Graan praises Munster players

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster have made it two from two with their victory over Edinburgh this weekend. They kicked off their campaign with a last gasp victory over Scarlets in Round 1 and take on Cardiff Blues in Round 3.   Despite...

Pro14 Round 2 Round-Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 of the Pro 14 turned out one major surprise with Cardiff convincingly pulling one over Connacht. Other victories were attained for Dragons, Leinster, Ulster and Munster with Glasgow and Scarlets...