Challenge Cup - Round 1 Reports

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester launch Challenge Cup campaign with bonus point win   Worcester Warriors got their Challenge Cup campaign off to the perfect start after a commanding 57-14 success over Enisei-STM in...

Swap Players – Champions Cup & Challenge Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The following players have been nominated by their clubs as incoming Swap Players for the 2019/20 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments.   The registration of the incoming players...

Top 14 Highlights: Toulon v Bayonne

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bayonne suffered just their third defeat of their season as they failed to pick up a victory over Toulon. The home side raced into 13-3 point lead after 20 minutes before Fajardo cut the lead to 13-6 just...

Diaby red proves costly as Bordeaux beaten by Brive

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux-Begles could lose ground on Top 14 leaders Lyon after slipping to their second defeat in three matches at Brive.   Mahamadou Diaby's ninth-minute dismissal proved decisive as Christophe...

Seventh heaven for Lyon, Toulouse defeat Castres

1 month 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,...

Imhoff at the double in Racing win, Toulon beat La Rochelle

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Juan Imhoff scored a second-half double as Racing 92 hammered Pau 31-3 and Toulon beat La Rochelle in the Top 14 on Sunday.   Pau could have returned to third spot with a victory at Stade du...

Lyon beat Bordeaux to extend lead, Stade stay bottom

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon moved five points clear at the summit of the Top 14 table with a thrilling 25-23 win over second-placed Bordeaux-Begles, while Castres thumped bottom side Stade Francais on Saturday.   The...

Lyon concede first tries of season in fifth straight win

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon remain unbeaten in the Top 14 after swatting aside struggling Racing 92, though they did concede their first tries of the season.   Noa Nakaitaci, Hamza Kaabeche and Thibaut Regard all crossed...

Top 14 Highlights: Bayonne vs Castres

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bayonne put in an inspired performance to claim victory over a poor Castres side. The win put Bayonne into the top half of the table. Bayonne put Castres under pressure early and went into half time with a good lead. Castres poor discipline didn't make things any easier. They will need to address it.