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Electric battle at Stade Marcel Deflandre: La Rochelle vs Leinster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Interest will be piqued around the rugby world on Sunday as two giants of the domestic scene face off for the first time in European competition.    Leo Cullen’s Leinster travel to the...

All four du Preezs start for Sale Sharks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks have named their side as they return to Premiership action at the AJ Bell Stadium.   Director of Rugby Alex Sanderson makes six changes to his starting line-up ahead of the Sharks’...

Champions Cup Quarter-Finals Team Of The Week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster, Toulouse, La Rochelle and Bordeaux are through to the Champions Cup semi-finals following their respective victories this weekend.      In the semi-finals, La Rochelle will...

La Rochelle storm into the Champions Cup semi-finals for the first time

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle storm into the Champions Cup semi finals with a convincing 24 point victory over the Sale Sharks.    Man of the Match Raymond Rhule scored twice for the TOP14 outfit and assisted...

Watch: Raymond Rhule carves through the Sale Sharks defence with some RIDICOULOUS footwork

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having lead 18-16 at half time, La Rochelle extended their lead early in the second half thanks to this great line from winger Raymond Rhule before he stepped the last defender and sped away to score.   That...

WATCH: Victor Vito's wonderful offload

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle's first try in the Champions Cup quarter-final against Sale Sharks on Saturday was wonderful to watch.   A lovely flowing move included two cross kicks from Ihaia West with the second...

All the Champions Cup quarter-final line ups

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Update to the latest version of the Ultimate Rugby app here   Quarter-final notes. • Home clubs have a 76% success rate from the 96 tournament quarter-finals which have been played...