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Dragons fly-half Will Reed tipped as star of the future

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

DRAGONS backs coach Matt O’Brien is confident that young fly-half Will Reed has the mental strength to be a star of the future, writes Andrew Penman. Reed emerged from a mixed night...

Am double helps Hollywoodbets Sharks to first big win

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Centre Lukhanyo Am was the hero as Hollywoodbets Sharks got off to a winning start in the EPCR Challenge Cup, notching up a bonus-point 45-5 win against Section Paloise. Am crossed twice in...

Sharks ready for EPCR Challenge Cup

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hollywoodbets Sharks have been bolstered by the return of some of their players back from injury as they venture into their first foray of EPCR Challenge Cup action this weekend, hosting Section Paloise...

Intriguing round 1 clashes in EPCR Challenge Cup

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Challenge Cup gets underway on Friday, featuring nine ties across six countries and including some intriguing clashes on early-season form. ASM Clermont Auvergne’s clash with Edinburgh...

EPCR Champions & Challenge Cup – Round 1 & 2 appointments announced

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR have announced the match officials for the first two rounds of the Invested Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup. There’s debuts in the top comp for Scotland’s Sam Grove-White and the...

Disciplinary Decision - Hyron Andrews / George Cronje / Duncan Weir

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

HYRON ANDREWS (RED CARD) & GEORGE CRONJE (CITING) The Disciplinary process related to Hyron Andrews Red Card and George Cronje citing in the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 4 game against...

Fiji are RWC ready as they announce 33-Man Sqaud

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji head coach Simon Raiwalui named his squad Tuesday for next month's Rugby World Cup, but warned his in-form side they would face a big test of their credentials in warm-up matches against France and...

Fabien Galtie names four uncapped plays in his RWC2023 Training squad

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brice Dulin and Baptiste Serin back in contention as they are named in France's 42 Training Squad ahead of the World Cup. Galtie has named four uncapped players in the group with Paul Boudehent, Thomas...

Back in the Champions Cup – Bath Rugby

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath Rugby are back in the Heineken Champions Cup after just one season away and England’s first winners of the prestigious trophy will be looking to resurrect past glories on their return.   1997-98:...

Back in the Champions Cup: Stade Français Paris

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stade Français Paris return to the Heineken Champions Cup in 2023/24 after spending this season in the EPCR Challenge Cup, bowing out at Emirates Lions in the Round of 16.   The TOP...