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Highlights: Harlequins v La Rochelle

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle ran out 34-27 victors over Harlequins in this Champions Cup clash at Twickenham Stoop. Both sides played some truly exhilarating passages of rugby but in the end La Rochelle were the better...

Team of the Weekend - Champions Cup

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Dany Priso The young loosehead prop was immense in his sides impressive victory over Harlequins in round one of this year’s Champions Cup. He consistently piled the pressure on his opposite number...

Champions Cup - Players of the Day

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Henshaw Playing in the less familiar role of outside centre for Leinster today, the young man was absolutely outstanding in both attack and defence. He posed a constant threat with ball in hand,...

Ryan Lamb plays key role as Harlequins start with defeat against La Rochelle

6 days ago by The Guardian

• Harlequins 27-34 La Rochelle• Marcus Smith earns Harlequins a bonus point with last-minute penaltyThis was Quins’ first foray into Europe’s top flight after an absence of two seasons – and...

European Champions Cup: pool-by-pool guide to the opening weekend

1 week ago by The Guardian

Holders Saracens begin their defence at Northampton in Pool Two while Leigh Halfpenny makes a rapid return to Toulon in Pool Five with his new club ScarletsMike Brown has handed England a boost by returning...

Fearns' season over after ACL injury

1 week ago by Lyon Rugby

English forward Carl Fearns is out for the rest of the season after rupturing his cruciate knee ligament.   That's my season over folks. Rubbish news but I'm a lucky man with lots of...

Ultimate Rugby Weekend Lowdown

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It is the final weekend of domestic league action before the European campaign kicks off next weekend and there are some mouth-watering games in store for us. Leinster host arch-rivals Munster on Saturday...

Weekend Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Matt Todd, Patrick Tuipulotu, and Jerome Kaino return to All Blacks as Argentina traveling squad named. Six players will stay home from Argentina and join the squad in South Africa. They...

Weekend Watch: Pro14, Prem Rugby & Top14

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

An exciting weekend of European domestic rugby kicks off tonight with the showpiece of the lot coming from Belfast as Ulster host Pro14 reigning champions at the Kingspan Stadium (7:35pm). Pro14 rugby...