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Champions Cup

2018 - 2019

Southern Hemisphere Nations slam their Northern counter-parts over “golden opportunity to grow the game”

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SANZAAR have released a statement expressing their disappointment that the proposed World Rugby Nations Championship has officially been taken off the table.   The concept from World Rugby...

Monday Morning Round Up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs set for All Blacks boost ahead must-win clash The Chiefs have received an ideal boost ahead of their potentially season-defining clash with the Rebels in Melbourne this week.   Co-captain...

Will Skelton set to follow in the footsteps of Nic White to push for World Cup spot

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens second rower will Skelton has emerged as a contender for the Wallabies World Cup squad with Saracens saying they have resigned to losing their impactful second rower during the World Cup.   Skelton...

Watch: 10 Times Cheslin Kolbe Humiliated Defences

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Equipped with one of the best steps in world rugby, Cheslin Kolbe has the sheering pace to match that deadly step giving him the ability to take even the best defences apart and does so relative ease.   Kolbe...

Watch: Aaron Cruden almost ended Montpellier's playoffs hopes before a tighthead prop saved the day

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier kept their hopes of making the TOP14 playoffs alive on Sunday as claimed a bonus point victory over Stade Francais.    La Rochelle's loss to Lyon on Saturday meant that Montpellier...

In-demand Wales prop commits to Ospreys

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nicky Smith was linked with the likes of Cardiff Blues, Sale Sharks and Gloucester, but the prop is staying with his home region.   Sought-after Wales prop Nicky Smith has signed a new long-term...

Champions Cup Final Highlights

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens ground out a hard fought 20-10 win over Leinster in the final of the Champions Cup. Leinster opened the scoring with an early penalty to lead 3-0. Saracens picked up a yellow card with a little...

Leinster eye record fifth title

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens will attempt to deny Leinster a record fifth European Champions Cup - here are the best pre-match Opta numbers.     Leinster will be bidding to make history in the European Champions...

Friday Morning Round Up

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The British and Irish Lions move swiftly to sign Warren Gatland - reports   The British and Irish Lions are set to announce Warren Gatland as their head coach for the 2021 tour to South...

Champions Cup Semi-Final Highlights: Leinster v Toulouse

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster march on to the final as they seek a record 5th European title. They dominated the game against the french today, scoring three tries, whilst keeping Toulouse from crossing the try-line even once....