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Champions Cup Preview

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup gets underway on Friday the 15th of November and although it is starting a little later than usual, there is no doubt that it will be jammed packed with action.      With...

Top 14 Highlights: Lyon v La Rochelle

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Huge performance by the home side today. Lyon hosted La Rochelle at Matmut Stadium and did well to beat them 45 - 17. While La Rochelle were the first ones to score, Lyon dominated the rest of the game....

Baptiste Couilloud's side step leaves Danny Priso clutching

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scrumhalf Baptiste Couilloud scored a brilliant brace as Lyon cruised to 45-17 victory over La Rochelle on Sunday.     The 22-year-old is yet another French scrumhalf showing exceptional promise...

Watch: Josua Tuisova on the rampage on his Lyon debut

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It did not take Josua Juisova long to settle in at Lyon as he put in a stellar performance on debut against La Rochelle this past weekend.     The Fijian made the switch from Toulon to La...

Japan's new domestic league is set to receive support from the Top 14

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon and Lyon are two of the Top 14 clubs poised to collaborate with Japanese franchises in a new partnership as Japanese rugby looks to capitalise on their successful Rugby World Cup.     The...

Top 14 Highlights: Clermont v Lyon

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It is the first loss out of the 8 games so far for Lyon. There was not a single try scored but it was a kick at goal match from the beginning as if both teams knew that there would be little opportunity...

Lyon's unbeaten start halted at Clermont

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon's unbeaten start to the Top 14 season came to a halt as Jake McIntyre's boot helped Clermont Auvergne to a 24-15 victory on Sunday.     The visitors, who played over half an hour with...

Diaby red proves costly as Bordeaux beaten by Brive

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux-Begles could lose ground on Top 14 leaders Lyon after slipping to their second defeat in three matches at Brive.   Mahamadou Diaby's ninth-minute dismissal proved decisive as Christophe...

Hamdaoui the hero for Top 14 strugglers Stade Francais

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top 14 strugglers Stade Francais earned a hard-fought 33-30 victory over European hopefuls Toulon in Paris on Sunday.     Morne Steyn and Anthony Belleau were both in fine form with...

Seventh heaven for Lyon, Toulouse defeat Castres

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon racked up an impressive seventh win from as many Top 14 matches this season and champions Toulouse earned a timely win against Castres.     Jean-Marc Doussain impressed with the boot,...