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French Barbarians squad named to face USA in Houston

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Big names have been included on the French Barbarians roster. The team will face the Men’s Eagles at AVEVA Stadium in Houston on July 1. The non-test match will serve as a warm-up for the World Cup...

Charles Ollivon to captain France against Japan, Ntamack and Dupont rested

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Charles Ollivon will take over the captain's armband for France's two-test series against Japan in July.   France head coach Fabien Galthie has named a 42-man squad to travel to Japan...

2022/23 EPCR tournament formats and qualifiers confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the landmark announcement of the inclusion of the leading South African clubs in its tournaments, EPCR is pleased to confirm the formats and qualifiers for next season’s expanded Heineken...

Morgan Parra and Paul Gustard are off to Paris next season

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stade Francais finished the 2021/22 Top 14 season in eleventh place and have begun preparation for next season.   Head coach Gonzalo Quesada has added to his coaching staff with former England...

Top 14 Wrap: Castres top the standings, Toulouse crush Biarritz

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Castres finish the Top 14 regular season at the top of the table after beating Pau 16-26, securing a semi-final spot in doing so.   The seedings for the Top 14 playoffs were decided...

Ulster & Munster's Road To The URC Play-Offs

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of their clash in the United Rugby Championship quarter-finals, we take a look at Ulster & Munster's route to the knockouts.   SEASON SNAPSHOT   But for the distraction of Champions...

Sexton chief points-scorer after haul in final defeat

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton finished this season’s Heineken Champions Cup as the leading points-scorer as he racked up 18 of Leinster Rugby’s 21 points in their final defeat to Stade Rochelais. Below,...

European Player of the Year: Josh van der Flier

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster Rugby wing forward, Josh van der Flier, has rounded off an outstanding European season by being named EPCR European Player of the Year 2022.Van der Flier becomes the third Leinster player...

The Fijians and Samoans who could follow the likes of Piutau in trading test teams

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Friday, Tonga's head coach named his squad for the Pacific Nations Cup & World Cup Qualifier 2022 this July.     Included in his squad were the likes of Israel Folau, Charles...