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Exeter and Bulls in heavyweight clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Something will have to give as Exeter Chiefs welcome Vodacom Bulls in the Champions Cup on Saturday.   Both sides opened their campaigns last week with bonus-point victories, Vodacom Bulls...

Bulls name 29-man squad for their Pool A fixture against Exeter Chiefs

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls Director of Rugby, Jake White has named his travelling squad for their Pool A fixture against Exeter Chiefs in round 2 of the 2022/23 Champions Cup.   The South vs North battle is pencilled...

Morné Steyn proud of Bulls’ ‘80-minute fight’

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fly-half Morné Steyn has praised his Vodacom Bulls teammates after the South African side held on for victory over Lyon in their maiden Heineken Champions Cup game on Saturday.   The...

South African clubs help Champions Cup kick off in style

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022/23 Champions Cup began in superb fashion this weekend as the three debuting South African clubs immediately made their mark in Round 1.   Vodacom Bulls and Lyon produced arguably...

Positive start for SA’s sides in European debut

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The five South African teams that made their debuts in the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup on Saturday got a pass mark on the opening weekend of the two European competitions, with the Cell...

Champions Cup Team of the Week: Round 1

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A Thrilling weekend of Champions Cup rugby comes to an end with the opening round of the 2022/23 season closing off with an away win for Leicester Tigers at the expence of Ospreys.                                                                                                   History...

Match Report: Bulls triumph in 11-try thriller against Lyon

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls emerged victorious on their Heineken Champions Cup debut as they beat Lyon 42-36 in an 11-try thriller at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.   Vodacom Bulls demonstrated their attacking prowess...

Match Preview: Bulls look to make statement against Lyon

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls will be aiming to make an impression as they debut in the Heineken Champions Cup at home to Lyon on Saturday.   Lyon are back in the Heineken Champions Cup after lifting the EPCR Challenge...

South African teams break new ground in Europe

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five South African franchises will enter new rugby territory on Saturday when the take the field in the opening round of the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup competitions in a watershed moment...

Kurt-Lee Arendse relishing Bulls' debut in Champions Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Star Bulls winger Kurt-Lee Arendse is relishing the prospect of his side making their first Champions Cup appearances when they face Lyon at Loftus on Saturday.   Arendse burst onto the international...