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Match Preview: Bristol Bears v Exeter Chiefs

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A bumper crowd of more than 24,000 is expected at Ashton Gate for a festive Friday night encounter between Bristol Bears and Exeter Chiefs. The hosts are going in search of their third consecutive Gallagher...

Match Preview: Gloucester Rugby v Northampton Saints

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There's good news for Gloucester fans, with the return of Adam Hastings and Ruan Ackermann from injury. The front five is unchanged from the side that defeated Clermont 28-17 at Kingsholm in the challenge...

Bristol geared up for Saints challenge

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kyle Sinckler will make his 50th competitive appearance for the club when Bristol Bears take on Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park on Friday night in round nine of the Gallagher Premiership (7.45pm...

Intriguing round 1 clashes in EPCR Challenge Cup

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Challenge Cup gets underway on Friday, featuring nine ties across six countries and including some intriguing clashes on early-season form. ASM Clermont Auvergne’s clash with Edinburgh...

Extraordinary matchups define opening weekend in Champions Cup pool 1

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

If ever there’s a pool full of extraordinarily tough places to go in an Investec Champions’ Cup season, it’s in Pool 1 of this year’s competition. Full of elite level sides who...

Preview: Bristol v Gloucester

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steven Luatua returns to action when the Bears take on West Country rivals Gloucester Rugby at Ashton Gate in round eight of the Gallagher Premiership on Saturday (2pm KO). The Samoan international...

Bears look to edge Gloucester as they announce team

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steven Luatua returns to action when the Bears take on West Country rivals Gloucester at Ashton Gate in round eight of the Gallagher Premiership on Saturday (2pm KO). The Samoan international makes only...

Ackerman and Evans return for Gloucester

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Gloucester Rugby side to face Bristol Bears in a crunch West Country derby at Ashton Gate tomorrow afternoon has been revealed. Director of Rugby, George Skivington, has been boosted by the return...

EPCR Champions & Challenge Cup – Round 1 & 2 appointments announced

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR have announced the match officials for the first two rounds of the Invested Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup. There’s debuts in the top comp for Scotland’s Sam Grove-White and the...