Castres Olympique

Castres halt Clermont juggernaut, La Rochelle and Lyon cut gap

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont had not been beaten since October, but they were brought back down to earth by Top 14 champions Castres.       Castres halted leaders Clermont Auvergne's 13-match unbeaten...

Mudariki "blessed" to sign new contract

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Zimbabwe international tighthead prop Farai Mudariki is the latest Worcester Warriors player to commit his future to the club by signing a new one-year contract.     Mudariki, 23, arrived...

Champions Cup Round 5 in Numbers

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPC Rugby pick out some key statistics from last weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup games.   3: All three Irish provinces (Leinster Rugby, Munster Rugby and Ulster Rugby)...

Nowell's Return Revives Exeter's Hopes

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

No team has ever qualified for the European Championship knockout having not won one of their opening three games of the group stages. However, a very hearty performance by the Exeter Chiefs and the return...

TOP 14 Round 12 Highlights: Castres v Bordeaux Begles

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An outstanding result for Bordeaux-Begles who overcame a first-half dismissal of Mahamadou Diaby to beat reigning champions Castres 32-13 and climb to fifth. It represents a second consecutive...

Castres battle to slender success over Munster

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Castres Olympique blew Heineken Champions Cup Pool 2 wide open after a 13-12 victory over Munster Rugby at Stade Pierre Fabre on Saturday night.           The...

Champions Cup Team of the Week: Round 3

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

1 Mako Vunipola - Saracens  2 Sean Cronin - Leinster Rugby  3 Tadhg Furlong - Leinster Rugby 4 Iain Henderson - Ulster Rugby  5 James Ryan - Leinster Rugby James Ryan was...

Munster win scrappy affair

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby put in a battling performance against a stubborn Castres Olympique side to win 30-5 at Thomond Park, leaving them top of Heineken Champions Cup Pool 2 with 11 points.   A stray...

How the Top 14 Sides Are Performing In The Champions Cup

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the European Champions Cup back this weekend and we thought we would take a closer look at how the French teams are fairing in the competition as we head into round three.   Toulouse and Racing...

Top 14 Highlights: Castres v Pau

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a start from Castres Olympique who got off to an early lead and bagged themselves 30 points in the first half. Whether this was due to Castres Olympique's class and skill or just due to Pau's...