Jono Gibbes takes Clermont job, O'Gara promoted at La Rochelle

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont have announced that Jono Gibbes will replace Franck Azema as the new head coach.   Gibbes returns to Clermont having worked with the club as the forward's coach when they won the TOP14...

JJ Hanrahan explains the reason behind his Munster exit

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A key figure at Munster since returning for a second stint, JJ Hanrahan's departure to Clermont came at a bit of a shock to many but the pivot has explained why he is leaving the club.   The...

Jack Nowell returns for Exeter clash with Wasps

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their loss in the Champions Cup to Leinster, Exeter return to action as they host Wasps.   The home side’s cause will be boosted by the news that England and British Lions winger...

European Player Of The Year Award Nominees Confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Representatives of the elite clubs which have qualified for this season’s Champions Cup semi-finals not surprisingly dominate the list of 15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the...

Ntamack kicks Toulouse into the semi-finals

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romain Ntamack kicked all of his side’s points as they claimed a 21-12 away success over Clermont to secure a spot in the Champions Cup semi-finals for the third successive season.   The...

All the Champions Cup quarter-final line ups

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Update to the latest version of the Ultimate Rugby app here   Quarter-final notes. • Home clubs have a 76% success rate from the 96 tournament quarter-finals which have been played...

Fiery French clash as Toulouse take on Clermont

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second French clash sees the powerful Toulouse travelling to Stade Marcel Michelin to throw down the challenge to Clermont.   Clermont had a close shave with Wasps over the weekend, leaving...


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Challenge and Champions Cup draw to take place on Sunday

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR has confirmed that the draw for the Challenge Cup and Champions Cup semi finals will take place on Sunday following the final game of the weekend.   The news was confirmed with the following...

EPCR referee appointments – quarter-finals

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a meeting of EPCR’s Match Officials Selection Committee today (Monday 5 April), the referee appointments for this weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-final...