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Champions Cup

2024 - 2025

Champions Cup Fixtures Confirmed

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The fixtures for the Investec Champions Cup 2024/25 pool stage have been released, with some huge clashes set to take place across Europe and South Africa involving the world’s biggest clubs!     Round...

Top14 Signings: The EPCR Stars Strengthening French Clubs

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We now know the Investec Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup pools for the 2024/25 campaign, and so it’s time to turn our attention to who might be on the field. In particularly, this...

Focus On Munster’s Champions Cup Opposition Season 24/25

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Take a closer look at Munster’s Champions Cup Pool opponents for the 2024/25 season following this week’s draw. Munster will play two home games and two away games in Pool 3 with Stade Français,...

Vunipola joins the Vannes in the French Top 14

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Club Vannes officially annouced the signing of Mako Vunipola after he committed to the French side for two seasons, until 2026. Vunipola (1.80m, 33 years old) is the fourth most...

Carr to captain the Blue Bulls for 2024 Currie Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls forward Nizaam Carr has been appointed to lead the side during the 2024 Currie Cup campaign. Carr, who has captained the Tshwane-based franchise in some United Rugby Championship and Investec Champions...

Tshakweni trades Cheetahs for Bulls

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have signed Alulutho Tshakweni on an initial two-year deal.   Tshakweni, a loose head prop, is a capped junior Springbok who has represented Border at under-18 Academy Week and...

Alulutho Tshwakweni joins the Vodacom Bulls

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have signed Alulutho Tshakweni on an initial two-year deal. Tshakweni, a loose head prop, is a capped junior Springbok who has represented Border at under-18 Academy Week and Craven...

England U20 side to face Argentina confirmed

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first England U20 Men’s matchday 23 of the 2024 World Rugby U20 Championship has been confirmed, as Mark Mapletoft’s men ready themselves for the challenge of Argentina. England U20...

Saints sign George Smith

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints’ Director of Rugby Phil Dowson believes that new recruit George Smith’s physicality can be a real point of difference, after adding the towering forward to his squad ahead...

Michael Cheika announced as head coach of Leicester Tigers

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

eicester Tigers are pleased to confirm the appointment of Michael Cheika as the club’s new Head Coach ahead of the 2024/25 season.   He joins Tigers after a two-year stint as Head Coach...