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Champions Cup

2017 - 2018

Champions Cup matches to be shown on live free-to-air TV next season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Champions Cup matches will be shown live on free-to-air television in the UK and Ireland next season for the first time since 2003, The Talk of Rugby can reveal. It has been reported in The Telegraph that...

Cloete ruled out for 3-4 months with broken arm

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster flanker Chris Cloete could be out for three to four months after undergoing surgery on a fractured forearm. The South African flanker suffered the injury in Munster's Guinness Pro 14 victory over...

Clarke confirmed as Ospreys interim Head Coach

1 month ago by Ospreys Rugby

Ospreys have confirmed that forwards coach Allen Clarke will take temporary control of the side following Steve Tandy’s departure earlier this week.   Andrew Millward, Managing Director, Ospreys...

Schalk Burger suspended for one week

1 month ago by Saracens Rugby

Saracens back row, Schalk Burger, has been suspended for one week following an independent Disciplinary Hearing in London on Tuesday (23 January) arising from his club's Champions Cup, Round...

Chris Wyles to retire at the end of the season

1 month ago by Saracens Rugby

Saracens winger Chris Wyles has confirmed that he will retire at the end of the current season.   Wyles, who joined Saracens in 2008, is one of the clubs most capped players having made 243 appearances...

Cronin added to Ireland 6 Nations squad

2 months ago by Irish Rugby

James Cronin has been added to Ireland's 6 Nation squad to cover for Dave Kilcoyne who picked up a knee injury during Munster's clash with Castres. The Ireland squad departed this morning for a training...

Donald denied Ulster switch

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster have been dealt a blow in their efforts to replace outgoing flyhalf Christian Lealiifano - who was at the club on loan from the Brumbies.   Ulster looked to former All Black flyhalf Stephen...

Montpellier to sign Johan Goosen?

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johan Goosen could come out of retirement and join Montpellier after Mohed Altrad, Montpellier's owner, admitted that he was negotiating a deal with the former Springbok.   Goosen returned to South...

Champions Cup Highlights: Munster Rugby v Castres Olympique

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster ran out 48-3 winners over Castres in this afternoon's rescheduled Champions Cup clash at Thomond Park. They dominated every facet of the game from start to finish and were far too good for Castres...

Champions Cup Highlights: Wasps v Ulster

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps started the game with real intent - Guy Thompson's try gave the hosts a 7-0 lead inside 12 minutes. The try was scored on the back of a well set driving maul, a weapon Wasps used well throughout...