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Challenge Cup Round 5 in numbers

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPC Rugby picked out some interesting statistics from last weekend’s European Rugby Challenge Cup games.         5 – Harlequins back-row forward Alex Dombrandt...

La Rochelle quarter-final bound after second-half rout stuns Zebre

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Zebre led at half-time of their European Challenge Cup match at La Rochelle, but the hosts fought back in stunning fashion on Friday.     La Rochelle stunned Zebre with an exceptional second-half...

Willemse makes French Six Nations squad

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier's Paul Willemse was called up to France's Six Nations squad as one of 5 uncapped players. Much controversy has been made about the call up, as Willemse, born in South Africa, qualifies for...

Friday's Challenge Cup Standout Performers

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Lucas Meret - Union Bordeaux Begles   Lucas Meret put in a flawless display as his side claimed a narrow 27-34 victory over Perpignan, who are still yet to claim a win in all...

Challenge Cup team announcements

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle Vs Zebre Rugby         Perpignan Vs Union Bordeaux Begles       Dragons Vs Timisoara Saracens       Stade Francais...

Jacques Brunel names 5 new faces in the Franch 6 Nations Squad

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romain Ntamack is one of five new faces in France's 31-man squad for the upcoming Six Nations. The 19-year-old, who can play fly-half or centre, was a member of the Les Bleus squad that won the World...

France name 2019 Six Nations squad

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Brunel has confirmed his 31-man squad for the upcoming 6 Nations.   The squad sees the selection of five uncapped players that include Romain Ntamack, another U20 World Championship...

Imperious Clermont thrash La Rochelle

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont Auvergne hammered fellow title hopefuls La Rochelle, who had won 10 of their previous 11 matches.   Greig Laidlaw claimed an 18-point haul as Clermont Auvergne returned to the summit of...

Thomas injured in Racing win, Toulouse hold off Agen

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92's win over Toulon will not have made pleasant viewing for France coach Jacques Brunel as Teddy Thomas was injured.       Teddy Thomas came off injured for Racing 92 in their...

WATCH: Toulouse and Toulon take the advertising boards out in another brawl from this weekend

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

This past weekend saw a number scuffles take place.        Leinster and Munster got stuck into one another in the Irish Derby, while Castres and La Rochelle also got into a scuffle...