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Ranked: The Heaviest Test Packs This July

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The test season is back, and with all the squads locked in for July, we check the scales and see which team could field the heaviest pack.       Taking the weights listed...

French Barbarians squad named to face USA in Houston

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Big names have been included on the French Barbarians roster. The team will face the Men’s Eagles at AVEVA Stadium in Houston on July 1. The non-test match will serve as a warm-up for the World Cup...

Charles Ollivon to captain France against Japan, Ntamack and Dupont rested

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Charles Ollivon will take over the captain's armband for France's two-test series against Japan in July.   France head coach Fabien Galthie has named a 42-man squad to travel to Japan...

Barbarians thump England at Twickenham despite Skelton red

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians secured a huge victory over England at Twickenham despite playing with 14 men for over half of Sunday's match.   A French-inspired Barbarians drubbed England with a seven-try showing...

Top 14 Semi-Final Teams

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Castres, Toulouse, Montpellier and Bordeaux face off this weekend for a spot in the Top 14 final next Friday.     Castres Olympique Vs Toulouse           The...

Farrell scoffs at worries of Ireland wilting against All Black physicality

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland boss Andy Farrell has brushed off concerns that Ireland will wilt in the face of the intense physicality which the All Blacks will bring to the field of play when they meet next month for their...

Leo Cullen Crowned URC's Coach of the Season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster boss collects the URC's Coach of the Season award after leading his side to victory in the Irish Shield and the top of the overall United Rugby Championship standings at the end of the regular...

2022/23 EPCR tournament formats and qualifiers confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the landmark announcement of the inclusion of the leading South African clubs in its tournaments, EPCR is pleased to confirm the formats and qualifiers for next season’s expanded Heineken...

Cullen discusses Leinster's struggle with physical sides

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has been a difficult few weeks for Leinster Rugby after missing out on a Champions Cup title against La Rochelle and, now, falling to the Bulls in the URC semi-final in Dublin.     This...