image

'It's a poor, poor tournament' - O'Driscoll criticises standard of PRO14

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll has delivered a brutal assessment of the PRO14 by dubbing it a "poor, poor tournament."   The Irish powerhouses Leinster fell 32-23 to French side La Rochelle...

Leinster Injury Update

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Head coach Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup game against Connacht Rugby on Saturday in the Sportsground.       "Rowan Osborne (hand)...

Champions Cup finalists dominate European Player of the Year shortlist

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle and Toulouse have received added recognition following their qualification for the Champions Cup final at Twickenham Stadium as their star performers dominate the prestigious shortlist for...

Champions Cup Highlights: Toulouse Vs Union Bordeaux Begles

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse marched on to the Champions Cup Final after grinding out a 21-9 home win over fellow French side Bordeaux in the semi-finals. Matthieu Jalibert opened the scoring for Bordeaux with a penalty just...

Champions Cup Highlights: La Rochelle 32 Leinster Rugby 23

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle knocked off four time champions Leinster with a 32-23 home win in the Champions Cup Semi-Finals. Ross Byrne missed an early penalty attempt, but Leinster piled on the early pressure, which...

Seven players who may have enough credit with Warren Gatland to make the Lions squad

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will be naming the 36 players who will tour to South Africa on Friday.   With the squad announcement coming up, we take a look at seven players...

Alldritt and Skelton help set up all-French final at Twickenham

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle earned a convincing 32-23 victory over Leinster at Stade Marcel Deflandre to reach their first European Champions Cup final. The French side, who had never previously made it as far as...

100 up for Ross Byrne

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster flyhalf Ross Byrne will win his 100th cap for Leinster when the men in blue tackle La Rochelle in the second Champions Cup semi-final today.    The 26 year-old has been...

Dupont and Ntamack clinch Champions Cup final spot

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse booked their place in the European Champions Cup final for the first time since 2010 as they defeated Bordeaux-Begles 21-9 on Saturday.    Romain Ntamack tallied up 11 points...

Dupont and Ntamack clinch Champions Cup final spot

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse booked their place in the European Champions Cup final for the first time since 2010 as they defeated Bordeaux-Begles 21-9 on Saturday. Romain Ntamack tallied up 11 points with the boot as fellow...