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PRO14 Coach and Player of the season named

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh duo Duhan van der Merwe and Richard Cockerill have earned the two most prestigious awards on offer in the Guinness PRO14 having been voted in as the best player and coach by their peers for the...

EPCR reveal new 24-team Champions Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Board has revealed that after a unanimously vote, the new Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournament formats will be introduced for the 2020/21 season.   The decision to alter...

PRO14 Round 15: Cardiff Blues v Ospreys Highlights

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues take the honors in this all Welsh clash. Blues were easily the better side of the two as they just strangled Ospreys and preyed on their mistakes throughout the game. Ospreys struggled to get momentum throughout game but will be happy with their scrum, which earned them a good few penalties. They could not make those penalties really count. Blues didn't look to spread the ball too often,. just stay in the Ospreys half and wait for Penalties...

Pro14: Round 15 Wrap-up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A couple of tables turned in Round 15 as losers from a fortnight ago emerged victorious this round. Ill-discipline spoiled the contest that was Munster and Connacht while Scarlets and Cardiff Blues enjoyed...

Pro14 Round 15 Preview: Cardiff Blues vs Ospreys

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s another all-Welsh affair at Rodney Parade on Sunday with Cardiff Blues confronting Alun Wyn Jones’ Ospreys.     Both outfits will take the field with much to prove after Blues...

PRO14 Returns | Scarlets v Cardiff: Line ups, Preview and Stats

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pacy y Scarlets will play witness to a mammoth clash as Cardiff Blues look to avenge their Round 10 defeat to Scarlets. In that game, Scarlets managed to pip their Welsh rivals by two points, the final...

PRO14's Most Prominent Defenders: tackle, turnover & lineout-steal stats

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pro14 returns this weekend, hopefully with a bang, much to the delight of rugby fans around the world. Before the resumption commences, a quick look at the stats may tell us who to look out for on...

How Dean Ryan's Dragons Could Line Up With Jamie Roberts and Nick Tompkins

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

There has been quite a bit of movement in Gwent with Director of Rugby Dean Ryan bolstering the side in key areas that could take them to a new level as the return of the PRO14 draws nearer.     The...