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Analysis: What makes a flanker effective in the modern game?

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations is just a few days away! It's been around three months since our last taste of Test Rugby and as always the Six Nations provides plenty of excitement for teams and fans alike.   As...

Top 14: Leaders Lyon bounce back from European disappointment

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon quickly put their European Champions Cup disappointment behind them to return to the Top 14 summit with a comfortable home victory over Toulon on Saturday.     The domestic league leaders...

Leaders Lyon bounce back from European disappointment

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top 14 front-runners Lyon won again, while La Rochelle's Arthur Retiere grabbed a hat-trick and Brive left it late.     Lyon quickly put their European Champions Cup disappointment behind...

Joe Simmonds handed three-week ban

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs Joe Simmonds has been suspended until Monday, February 17 after a citing charge against him was upheld by EPCR disciplinary panel.      Exeter...

Highlights | Exeter Chiefs 33-14 La Rochelle

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Relentless by Exeter Chiefs as they secure a home play off with a dominant performance at home as they secure a bonus point win. Luke Cowan-Dickie was a well deserved Man of the Match with a stellar performance...

Champions Cup Team of Round Six

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool stages of the Champions Cup came to an end of the weekend with the eight teams now set to compete for the ultimate prize.   The #HeinekenChampionsCup QFLeinster v SaracensExeter v NorthamptonToulouse...

Champions Cup Round 5 Match Reports

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three late tries send Racing 92 into quarter-finals     Three tries in the final nine minutes helped Racing 92 secure a 39-22 win over Munster Rugby on Sunday afternoon in Paris, securing...

Champions Cup Team of Round Five

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Champions Cup rugby returned with a bang this weekend as we edge ever closer to the quarter-finals of the competition.       This weekend saw a number of sides battle it out for a place...

WATCH: Intercept try by Kerr-Barlow against Sale

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle get back in the game with this great intercept by All Black, Kerr-Barlow   One hand magic! 💫Brilliantly taken by Kerr-Barlow! 👏👏#HeinekenChampionsCup pic.twitter.com/tDgLBd783v —...

What Premiership Clubs Must Do To Progress To The Champions Cup Playoffs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership has seven teams in the competition but at the moment only two looks as if they are going to make it to the knockout phase of the competition. The likes of Sale, Bath and Harlequins are...