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Challenge Cup

2016 - 2017

Will Genia set for Super Rugby return

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies scrumhalf Will Genia will return to Super Rugby in Australia next year after signing a release from the third year of his contract with French Top 14 club Stade Francais.   The 29-year-old...

Dragons appoint Bernard Jackman as their new coach

2 months ago by Newport Gwent Dragons

  Bernard Jackman has been appointed as the new coach of the Dragons starting next Monday. Jackman will take over from incumbent Kingsley Jones, with Jones in turn appointed to head up...

Tom Wood banned for six weeks

2 months ago by Northampton Saints

Northampton Saints flanker Tom Wood has received a 6-week ban for stamping against Stade Français' Djibril Camara last Friday.   Wood was shown a red card for the incident...

Warriors sign David Denton

2 months ago by Warriors Rugby

Warriors have completed the signing of Scotland international David Denton ahead of the 2017/18 season.  Zimbabwean-born Denton will make the switch to Sixways in the summer from Bath Rugby, where...

Weekly Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have today confirmed the signing of Super Rugby winning All Blacks winger Lelia Masaga on a two-year deal. Read the full story here   Cardiff Blues have confirmed that...

Challenge Cup Final line-ups

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aviva Premiership side Gloucester take on Stade Francais tomorrow in Murrayfield to be crowned Challenge Cup champions. The Cherry & Whites start the game slight underdogs with the bookmakers in a...

Wednesday Afternoon Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dane Coles suffering from concussion symptoms Hurricanes head coach Chris Boyd has revealed that Dane Coles is suffering exercise-induced headaches and it's those, as much as the calf problem, are...

Nigel Owens to referee Champions Cup Final

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nigel Owens has been confirmed as the referee for the Champions Cup final between Saracens and Clermont in BT Murrayfield next weekend. The fixture will be Owens' 100th tournament match when he takes...

Weekly Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon sign Luke McAlister    Toulon have announced that former All Black fly-half Luke McAlister will be joining the club from Toulouse next season with the 33-year-old having joined Toulouse...

Jone Quvo Nailiko suspended for two weeks

3 months ago by La Rochelle Rugby

La Rochelle second row, Jone Qovu Nailiko, has been suspended for two weeks following an independent Disciplinary Hearing.   Nailiko was cited for striking the Gloucester player, Richard Hibbard,...