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Tuesday Evening Round Up

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Simone Ferrari re-signs for Benetton Rugby Benetton Rugby have announced the contract extension of prop Simone Ferrari until June 30, 2020.   The 23-year-old joined Benetton in 2015 and went...

Alex Dunbar and Richie Gray add to Scotland's injury concerns

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Centre Alex Dunbar and second-row Richie Gray have not met up with the Scotland squad at their camp this week due to injury while George Turner is set to miss the whole tournament.   Dunbar,...

Shoulder injury forces Henry Slade to withdraw from England training camp

6 months ago by The Guardian

• It is a further disruption to Eddie Jones’s Six Nations preparations• Centre was hurt during Exeter’s Champions Cup defeat by GlasgowEngland have been given another injury headache before the...

Bristol Rugby confirm nine new signings

6 months ago by Bristol Rugby

Bristol Rugby confirmed nine new arrivals ahead of the 2018/19 campaign as Pat Lam’s squad for the 2018/19 season begins to takes shape.   John Afoa A World Cup-winning All Black international...

Champions Cup Team of the Week - Round 6

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Some incredible rugby on show this weekend, from Scarlets' nail-biting win over Toulon to Munster's one-sided demolition of Castres, we are left with the impossible task of choosing a team of the week! 1....

Champions Cup Highlights: Glasgow vs Exeter

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tries from Stuart Hogg, Tommy Seymour and Man of the Match Matt Fagerson, as well as a penalty try, saw a sold-out Scotstoun roaring their side to a 28-21 victory. Sam Simmonds, Don Armand and Ian...

Owen Farrell orchestrates Saracens romp against Northampton

6 months ago by The Guardian

• Saracens 62-14 Northampton Saints• Farrell kicks 27 points to boost Saracens’ quarter-finals pushSaracens could not have asked for more in their attempt to squeeze into the Champions Cup quarter-finals...

Stuart Hogg makes most of Glasgow’s scraps of possession to down Exeter

6 months ago by The Guardian

• Glasgow 28-21• Home side score four tries despite Exeter dominationThe unsettling pattern of the English clubs’ experience in Europe this season was continued in Glasgow where the English champions,...

Champions Cup Team of the Week - Round 5

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Some cracking rugby this weekend which blew the race for a quarter final spot wide open. From Scarlets cracking win away at Bath to Racing's nail biting win at Munster, we have the tough task of picking...

Olly Woodburn double helps Exeter to emphatic win over Montpellier

7 months ago by The Guardian

• Exeter 41-10 Montpellier• Chiefs keep their European Champions Cup quarter-final hopes alive after an impressive victoryIt has not been a vintage European season for the Premiership clubs but English...