Champions Cup

Defeated Leinster dominate tournament statistics

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby produced some scintillating rugby on their way to this season’s Heineken Champions Cup final. Although the Irish province were defeated by Stade Rochelais in the showpiece game in...

The latest rumours, player movements and re-signings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

We round up the week's latest rumours, signings, and re-signings.     Richie Mo'unga re-signs with New Zealand Rugby until at least 2023 Richie Mo'unga has signed...

Leinster and La Rochelle prepare for furious battle for Champions Cup title

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021-22 Champions Cup final is imminent and a fiery clash is on the cards, worthy of the occasion.     Leinster and La Rochelle will contest the cup at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille and,...

Champions Cup Final Teams: Double Injury Boost For La Rochelle, Three Leinster Milestones

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The teams for Saturday's Champions Cup final at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille have been named.   Leinster unchanged from semi-final Will Skelton and Brice Dulin fit for La Rochelle Garry Ringrose...

Where are they now? The Leinster team that won the Province's first Champions Cup Title

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster face off against La Rochelle this weekend, with the Irish Province searching for a record-equalling fifth Champions Cup title.   With Leo Cullen's men looking to add a fifth...

Stats & Facts: Leinster v La Rochelle - Champions Cup Final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of Saturday's Heineken Champions Cup final between Leinster Rugby and Stade Rochelais, here are some stats and facts ahead of the final.     MATCH DETAILS   LEINSTER...

Class of 2022: Retiring Players XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021/22 season is drawing to a close which means several players will be bringing their careers to an end.   We take a look at these players in the form of XV.   1. Rhys...

Victor Vito and Michael Ala'alatoa on the verge of joining an exclusive Champions Cup club

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Victor Vito and Michael Ala'alatoa could join an elite list of players who have won the Champions Cup and Super Rugby title this weekend.       Leinster and La Rochelle lock...

Leinster ready to take on Stade Rochelais up front

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby are ready to resist Stade Rochelais’ forward power when they meet in the Heineken Champions Cup final.   That is the message from back-row Caelan Doris as the teams prepare...

Road to Marseille: Leinster Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby go in search of their fifth European title on May 28 against Stade Rochelais. Below, we look at how they reached the Heineken Champions Cup final in Marseille.     Round 1:...