Challenge Cup

2022 - 2023

England test trio agree new deals with Leicester Tigers

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have agreed new deals with George Martin, Jack van Poortvliet and Freddie Steward beyond the 2022/23 season.   Speaking about the trio, Leicester Tigers Head Coach Steve Borthwick...

World-Class Argentine Coach Mario Ledesma Joins Dallas Jackals Coaching Staff

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dallas Jackals Rugby has announced Mario Ledesma has joined the Coaching Staff as Assistant Coach and Consultant. Ledesma joins the staff with over three decades of coaching and playing internationally...

Jonathan Thomas Joins Ealing Trailfinders Coaching Team

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ealing Trailfinders have announced that Jonathan Thomas will assist the coaching team as a Forwards Consultant.   Thomas (JT) joins Ealing Trailfinders with a wealth of experience...

Victor Sekekete named Cheetahs new captain

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Victor Sekekete has been named the Cheetahs captain for the Challenge and EPCR Challenge Cup. Sekekete takes the reigns from Ruan Pienaar, who led the team in 35 games.       "I'm nearing...

South Africa welcome Ireland, USA and Italy for tournament

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

An exhilarating rugby bonanza awaits when the Toyota Cheetahs will square up against three international teams and the Windhoek Draught Griquas from 30 September to 21 October in the second Toyota Challenge,...

All Blacks vs Japan added to the 2022 Northern tour schedule

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks will play Japan at the National Stadium in Tokyo on Saturday 29 October for the newly created Lipovitan-D Challenge Cup 2022.     Announced by the Japan Rugby Football Union...

Every TOP14 Clubs New Signing Ahead Of The 2022/23 Season

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier will be looking to defend their maiden TOP 14 title in 2022/23.     We take a look at their new signings as well as all the other new arrivals in the league ahead of...

Every United Rugby Championship Clubs New Signing Ahead Of The 2022/23 Season

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship sides have kicked off the pre-season ahead of the second season of the competition with some new faces in the squads.   We run you through every signing...

Eight TOP 14 transfers you may have missed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022/23 season is fast approaching, and while some player movements are still to be finalised, some big transfers have flown under the radar.   We take a look at eight you may have...

RFU Chief Executive throws weight behind Rugby Club World Cup

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

RFU Chief Executive Bill Sweeney has voiced positivity regarding the recent proposed notion of a Rugby Club World Cup, saying that such a tournament could create a Ryder Cup-style rivalry between hemispheres.    Discussions...