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Ireland International set to return home next season - report

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland and Leinster standoff Ian Madigan could be returning to Ireland from the Bristol Bears next season, with Ulster keen to snap up the former Leinster out-half this summer.   According...

French Top 14- Week 16 Round Up

4 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...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Bordeaux-Begles v Wasps

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux and Wasps put on a special clash in their opening Challenge Cup encounter. A high scoring affair, Wasps will be bitterly disappointed to not come away with a losing bonus point....

Top 14 Highlights: Brive v Bordeaux-Bègles

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brive earn a vital win against 2nd place Bordeaux. The win moves Brive into the top half of the table and they can get a grip on their season now. Bordeaux were always going to struggle after they went...

Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool D

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We are in the final countdown to the Rugby World Cup in Japan!     Ultimate Rugby has picked out five Tier Two players from each pool at the Rugby World Cup.   Pool A   Pool...

Top 14 Highlights: Castres v Union Bordeaux Begles

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A tight affair and Bordeaux keep up their unbeaten season with a great win away from home at a tough Castres side. The game was settled with a Bordeaux Penalty Try moments from the end of the game after...

Five Tier Two Players To Watch At The Rugby World Cup

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching with most nations having already confirmed their 31 man squads for the showpiece in Japan.       As we continue to build to what many fans, coaches...

France Name Rugby World Cup Squad

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Brunel has confirmed France's 31-man Rugby World Cup squad.   Back rower Louis Picamoles will participate in his third World Cup having featured in 2011, 2015 and will retire from...

Top 14 Highlights: Bordeaux Bègles v Toulon

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A solid victory for Bordeaux as they go 2/2 to start the season. Flyhalf Matthieu Jalibert was in fine form scoring 19 points, 14 from the tee and scored a try while also assisting another. Remi Lamerat...