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Wednesday Morning Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jesse Kriel snubs UK interest to sign Japanese deal   Following the news that Handre Pollard will leave the Bulls at the end of the season while RG Snyman is set to miss the 2020 season while off...

Friday's Premiership Lineups

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons team to face Northampton Saints (Friday, 7.45pm, Kingston Park Stadium)     Fiji No 8 Nemani Nagusa returns for Newcastle Falcons on Friday night as they host Northampton...

European Team of the Week

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With just four top flight matches taking place in Europe this weekend, we select our team of the week from the Champions and Challenge Cup semi finals.      Leinster and Saracens cruised...

Clermont hold off Harlequins to reach Challenge Cup final

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont Auvergne held off a Harlequins fightback to triumph 32-27 and set up an all-French final against La Rochelle in the European Challenge Cup. The Top 14 side led 32-8 after 55 minutes of the...

Challenge Cup Semi-Final Highlights

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle and Clermont book their spots in the Challenge Cup final with wins over Sale Sharks and Harlequins respectively.     La Rochelle v Sale Sharks       Clermont...

La Rochelle edge past Sale to book Challenge Cup final berth

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle booked their place in the European Challenge Cup final for the first time thanks to a tightly contested 24-20 win over Sale Sharks. In a frantic encounter at Stade Marcel-Deflandre, the...

Challenge Cup semi-final fixtures confirmed

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Challenge Cup semi-final fixtures have been today confirmed with the dates, venues, kick-off times and TV coverage details.     (Kick-offs local time) Saturday, 20 AprilLA ROCHELLE v...

La Rochelle and Clermont storm into last four

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top 14 sides Clermont Auvergne and La Rochelle got the better of Premiership rivals Bristol Bears and Northampton Saints to move into the last four of the European Challenge Cup on Sunday. English clubs...

Sale reach Challenge Cup semi-finals

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks qualified for the European Challenge Cup semi-finals with a 20-10 victory over Connacht on Friday.   AJ MacGinty kicked 10 points for the two-time champions against his former club,...

Champions Cup: What happens if the scores are level after 80 minutes?

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The quarter-finals of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup kick off this weekend with a blockbuster round of action.     In the Challenge Cup, Sale Sharks host Connacht in the only match on...