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Team News Northampton v Gloucester: Lions Biggar and Rees-Zammit start

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints’ Director of Rugby Chris Boyd has made just three changes to his starting XV to face Gloucester Rugby at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday.   Saints enter this weekend’s...

Alex Sanderson backs Manu Tuilagi for Lions Tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks' Director of Rugby Alex Sanderson says he would take Manu Tuilagi on the British and Irish Lions tour despite the fact that the centre has not played since September because of an Achilles...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Leicester Tigers vs Ulster Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A brilliant second half performance saw the Leicester Tigers book their spot in the Challenge Cup Final with a 33-24 win over Ulster in the semis. George Ford missed an early penalty attempt, but was successful...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Bath Rugby vs Montpellier

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

An outstanding defensive display saw Montpellier punch their ticket to the Challenge Cup Final with a 19-10 away win over Bath in the semis. Bath started fast with a try just 3 minutes in to lead...

Montpelier wall holds Bath at the Rec

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

An outstanding defensive display saw Montpellier punch their ticket to the Challenge Cup Final with a 19-10 away win over Bath in the semis. Bath started fast with a try just 3 minutes in to lead...

Challenge Cup: Leicester Tigers v Ulster Rugby line ups, news and stats

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers and Ulster Rugby are both bidding to emulate the four clubs to date – Bath Rugby, Leinster Rugby, Northampton Saints and Wasps - who have won the coveted double of the Challenge...

Ulster tackle the Tigers in first Challenge Cup semi

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Challenge Cup semi-final round will kick off at Welford Road on Friday when Leicester host the northern Irish outfit of Ulster.    The encounter will mark the first time these...

Champions & Challenge Cup Injury Report

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The massive Champions and Challenge Cup semi-finals are set to take place this weekend as Toulouse welcomes Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Ernest Wallon, La Rochelle go against Leinster...

Hefty suspensions for Esterhuizen and Obano

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins centre André Esterhuizen and Bath prop Beno Obano appeared before an online independent disciplinary panel last night (Tuesday 27 April 2021).   Esterhuizen was shown a red card...

Lions Watch: Five Players Who Stood Out This Weekend

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland would have kept a keen on the action around Europe this weekend as the clock counts down for him to finalise his British and Irish Lions Touring squad.   With the touring squad set...