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Top Stories of the Week

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

"Fake news" says Pollard of Bath move       Certain media outlets have recently claimed that World Cup-winning Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard has been linked with a move to English...

Top 14 Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France is abuzz with excitement as the start of the 2020-21 Top 14 competition is imminent.   Montpellier vs Pau: Kicking proceedings off on Friday night will be Montpellier up against Pau at the...

The Big Winners Of The New Champions Cup Format

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup will be competed for by 24 clubs during the 2020/21 season with the eight highest-ranked representatives from the Gallagher Premiership, the Guinness PRO14 and the TOP 14 securing...

EPCR reveal new 24-team Champions Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Board has revealed that after a unanimously vote, the new Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournament formats will be introduced for the 2020/21 season.   The decision to alter...

Premiership clubs circle around Virimi Vakatawa

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 and France star centre Virimi Vakatawa could move to the Premiership next summer according to a report in The Rugby Paper.   Vakatawa's contract with Racing 92 comes...

"Fake news" says Pollard of Bath move

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Certain media outlets have recently claimed that World Cup-winning Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard has been linked with a move to English club Bath.   Pollard currently plays for French Top 14...

Wasps' star young lock off to Toulouse

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Thibaud Flament, Wasps’ 23 year old, 2.03m, 110kg second-row, has confirmed that he will be joining French Top 14 side Toulouse.   Flament’s form has been one of the most talked-about...

Premiership Transfer XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership Rugby gets back underway on Friday and we may be finishing off a season but there have been a number of movements that take affect. There has been plenty...

Stade Francais walk a tightrope as 25 members of camp test positive for Covid-19

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top French club Stade Francais are being forced to deal with a far-from-ideal situation as 25 members of the club have tested positive for Covid-19, sending their entire camp into isolation and their preparations...

Results of Covid testing spell trouble for Stade Francais

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Stade Francais players and coaching staff recently returned from a training camp in Nice and were tested shortly thereafter, the results indicating that up to a third of the squad have the Coronavirus.   The...