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Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy week on the player market this week saw the likes of Gloucester, Leinster and Harlequins all release squad updates while there were a number of confirmed signings across Europe.   We...

French Top 14- Week 16 Round Up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Not allowing the Six Nations to put a dampener on the competition, the French clubs put on a fine show of skill and excitement in a hard-fought Round 16.       Pau’s Lucas Rey...

Seventh heaven for Lyon, Toulouse defeat Castres

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon racked up an impressive seventh win from as many Top 14 matches this season and champions Toulouse earned a timely win against Castres.     Jean-Marc Doussain impressed with the boot,...

Elijah Niko signs for Ealing Trailfinders

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ealing Trailfinders have announced the signing of Elijah Niko for the 2019/20 season.     The giant winger joins from Yorkshire Carnegie where he has impressed in the Championship after a...

France U20's change 9 for Scotland clash

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

France Under-20s have made nine changes to their side for the Round Three clash with Scotland in Pau as they look to bounce back from defeat in England. Last year’s champions fell to a 31-19 loss...

France announce Elite and Development squads for 2018/19 season

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Brunel has announced a group of 40 elite players and 20 development players for the 2018/19 season.    The announcement comes following an agreement between LNR and FFR that will...

Zebo on his way to France?

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster are on high alert to retain the playing services of Ireland international Simon Zebo who is attracting interest from Section Paloise (Pau) in the French domestic top tier according to the Irish...

Canada name their squad for qualifying series

3 years ago by Canada Rugby

Canada’s senior men’s head coach Mark Anscombe has named his squad for this month’s crucial test matches, including their 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifying series with the USA.   The...

Monday Afternoon Round Up

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle sign Matavesi brothers Newcastle Falcons’ ambitious recruitment plans for the 2017-18 season have advanced with the news that Fijian international Josh Matavesi and younger brother Joel...