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Ulster tackle the Tigers in first Challenge Cup semi

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Challenge Cup semi-final round will kick off at Welford Road on Friday when Leicester host the northern Irish outfit of Ulster.    The encounter will mark the first time these...

Hefty suspensions for Esterhuizen and Obano

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins centre André Esterhuizen and Bath prop Beno Obano appeared before an online independent disciplinary panel last night (Tuesday 27 April 2021).   Esterhuizen was shown a red card...

Premiership reshuffle of Round 19 to allow for crowds

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership confirmed today that fixtures for Round 19 will be shifted so as to allow for the possibility of fans attending the games.   So far, games scheduled for Kingston Park and Ashton...

Premiership: Looking ahead to Round 17

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 17 kicks off at Ashton Gate this evening with a mouth-watering top-of-the-table clash between Bristol Bears and Exeter Chiefs.     London Irish vs Harlequins: The first of Saturday’s...

Premiership Wrap and Team of the Week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership Rugby returned this weekend following a fortnight of European rugby.      Round 16 of the Premiership saw the likes of Northampton, Sale, Exeter, Harlequins and...

Flood returns as Newcastle host league leaders

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toby Flood returns for Newcastle Falcons as they welcome Premiership leaders Bristol Bears to Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday.   Flood comes in at fly-half as one of only two changes from the...

Returning From European Action: Premiership Rugby Round 16 Preview

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership is back on the scene after the break for the Champions and Challenge Cups and fans can look forward to some clashes in Round 16.   Northampton Saints vs London Irish Last time they...

Premiership Confims Fixtures for Rounds 18, 20, 21 & 22

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership Rugby can today confirm the matches in Rounds 18, 20, 21 and 22 of Gallagher Premiership Rugby. The matches in Round 19 are subject to clubs’ participation in the European Challenge Cup...

Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals: Wrap Up and Team of the Week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Challenge Cup round of 16 saw the likes of Bath, Leicester Tigers, Montpellier and Ulster all claim victories to move them ever closer to the title.   We take a look back at the weekend's...