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Champions Cup

2018 - 2019

"He definitely got targeted against Scotland" - O'Driscoll is concerned about Sextons tendency to put his body on the line.

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brian O'Driscoll knows Ireland need Johnny Sexton to be fit and firing if they are to make an impact at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.       Ireland need a fully fit Johnny Sexton if...

"Chelo gives everything for his team-mates every time he takes the field" - McCall hails departing Bosch

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Departing Argentina centre Marcelo Bosch has been described as "a man of enormous integrity" by Saracens head coach Mark McCall.         Mark McCall said Marcelo Bosch has "made...

Ruthless Saracens triumph on Farrell's special day

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Owen Farrell missed Saracens' Champions Cup win over Glasgow Warriors as his wife went into labour before kick-off.     Saracens overcame the late loss of expectant father Owen Farrell to...

Replacing Lambie: Racing 92's Shortlist

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pat Lambie's retirement has forced Racing 92 to send their scouts out in search of a replacement with the likes of Finn Russell, Raphael Lagarde and Ben Volavola the only flyhalves on the club's pay roll.          Volavola...

Ulster hand lifetime ban to spectator after Zebo abuse

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A spectator who abused Simon Zebo during Ulster's Champions Cup meeting with Racing 92 has been given a lifetime ban by the Pro14 club.       Ulster have issued a lifetime ban to a...

Antoine Dupont stakes his claim for a Six Nations start

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse came into the game against Bath guaranteed a playoff spot and would have wanted to close off the pool stages with a bang. They managed to beat the Premiership club scoring three tries, with...

The Champions Cup Stat Leaders Ahead Of The Final Round

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend we see the Champions Cup head into the final pool stage round and we decided to take a closer look at those who are top performers in the competition right now.       While...

Champions Cup Round 5 in Numbers

3 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)...

Georgian Front Rower Zurabi Zhvania Commits to Wasps

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have confirmed that loosehead prop Zurabi Zhvania has committed himself to the Club for the 2019/20 campaign.       The 27-year-old, who was originally brought in to replace...