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Top 14: Round 5's results & stand-out players

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

There were some big results and battered bodies at the end of Round 5 in the Top 14 as the French rugby scene showed off its best.   La Rochelle opened proceedings with a 62-3 thrashing of rivals...

Clermont v Stade Francais headlines an exciting weekend of action in France

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

While all eyes will be on the Champions and Challenge Cup Finals this weekend, there is still plenty of action in France with six fixtures taking place in round five of the competition.   Toulouse...

Exeter's Road to the Champions Cup Final

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter have risen as a giant in the European club scene in recent times and find themselves with a spot in not only the English Premiership final, but that of the Champions Cup as well.   Owing...

Champions Cup Pool Draw for 2020/21 season to take place on 28 October

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pool Draw for the Heineken Champions Cup will be staged in Lausanne for the third successive year on Wednesday 28 October when Europe’s elite clubs will find out who their opponents will be for...

Top 14 Round 4 Highlights: Bayonne Vs La Rochelle

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle showed their real muscle this evening and at the Stade Jean Dauger. While Bayonne were the first to hit early in this game and were led by their pivot who scored 11 points in the first half....

Galthie names 31-man France squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France head coach Fabien Galthie has named his squad for the upcoming series of France Test matches which begin against Wales in Paris on October 24.   The clash against Wales has...

Champions Cup Final In Doubt After Racing 92 players test positive for Covid-19

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 has confirmed that several players have tested positive for Covid-19 with the final at Ashton Gate against Exeter Chiefs just over two weeks away.   The club confirmed the...

Form Guide: Champions Cup Quarter-Finals

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup is back and just eight teams remain as the top clubs in Europe battle it out this weekend for a place in the semi-finals.   Five winners, with 13 Champions Cup titles, remain...

TOP 14 Round 2 Highlights: Toulouse vs La Rochelle

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having gone down when these sides last met Toulouse were not about to let this one slide. The final score between these two sides might not truly reflect the efforts made by La Rochelle as they went down...

WATCH: Cheslin Kolbe skins the La Rochelle defence to score a blinder

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cheslin Kolbe got Toulouse off to a perfect start on Saturday against La Rochelle scoring in the 11th minute of the game as he strolled in from a neat set-piece.   However, the Springbok...