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PRO14 Preview: Conference B

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the PRO14 returning this weekend we preview Conference B and give a few predictions on how each side will progress throughout the season and identify a few players who are set for big seasons.   Benetton Rugby Last...

Falcons prop Scott Wilson forced to retire through injury

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have confirmed that prop Scott Wilson has been forced to retire from professional rugby due to injury. The 24-year-old has made 80 appearances for the Falcons’ first team since...

5 Rookies to watch out for in the Top 14

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the French U20 side winning the World Championship and 6 Nations last season it will come as no surprise that our 5 players to watch all come from the national side but are yet to set the Top 14 alight...

Demba Bamba agrees a deal with Lyon

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having gained the interest of several big teams in the Top 14 after his impressive performances with the France u20s in the U20 Six Nations, Demba Bamba has decided to sign a deal with Lyon until...

Gaëtan Germain signs two-year deal with Grenoble Rugby

3 months ago by Grenoble Rugby

Grenoble Rugby have today confirmed the signing of Gaetan Germain for the next two seasons. Gaëtan Germain rejoint Grenoble➡️ https://t.co/DEWz7FHSfu #AllezFCG pic.twitter.com/GSvJBja3sK —...

The Rumour Mill

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With all European clubs preparing for the 2018/19 season we take a look at the latest transfer rumours doing the rounds.   Jackson on a number of Shortlists A number of reports have linked former...

France announce Elite and Development squads for 2018/19 season

3 months 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...

Brive sign Loïck Jammes and Richard Fourcade for next season

3 months ago by Brive Rugby

Brive has announced two new recruits for next season, with Loïck Jammes and Richard Fourcade signing deals with the club. Jammes, 23, has played 32 games for Grenoble in the Top 14 and became...

Stuart Olding signs for Brive ahead of the 2018/2019 season

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brive have announced the signing of former Ireland and Ulster centre Stuart Olding for the next two seasons. Olding, who recently had his Ulster and Ireland contract revoked, joins the French club on...

Steyn extends Stade Francais stay

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok and Bulls flyhalf Morne Steyn will be coached by his former coach Heyneke Meyer next season after signing a new one-year deal with the Paris based side - with an option of an...