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Premiership: Looking ahead to Round 23

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a fortnight’s break in observation of the Champions and Challenge Cups, the Premiership is back in action, kicking off with two big clashes as Bristol Bears tackle Gloucester at Ashton Gate...

What happens if the aggregate scores are level in the second leg of the round of 16?

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of this weekend’s decisive matches in the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg and in the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16, here is a reminder of the extra time protocol.     If...

Stats & Facts: Champions Round of 16, second leg

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look at the stats and facts ahead of the weekend's round of 16 second leg fixtures.     LEINSTER v CONNACHT   Leinster Rugby won 26-21 in their Round of 16 – 1st Leg clash...

EPCR Round of 16 referee appointments

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the knockout stages of European club rugby set to further intensify this weekend, EPCR can announce the referee appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg fixtures as well as...

Sarries and Sale gear up for showdown at the AJ Bell

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Competition for the 2021-22 Premiership heats up as the competition enters its final few rounds. Proceedings this weekend will be initiated at the AJ Bell where Sale Sharks host the formidable unit of...

Chiefs look to get the best of Bath at Sandy Park

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This will be a campaign that Bath will be happy to forget as they embark on a new era with Johann van Graan at the helm, but the men in blue, black and white will still look to finish strongly. This week,...

Sale Sharks sharpen their teeth for Bath scrap

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks will be licking their lips at the prospect of having a crack at the last-placed Bath this weekend at The Rec.    Sale’s narrow victory over Gloucester last weekend was the...

Eddie Jones names England team to face Ireland

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his England side for their Six Nations tie against Ireland this weekend.  England take on Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 12 March (4.45pm KO) and will look to make...