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EPCR European Player of the Year shortlist

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs, Racing 92, Bordeaux-Bègles and Bristol Bears are all represented on the prestigious shortlist for the 2020 EPCR European Player of the Year award after...

Leinster injury update

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster and Ireland tighthead prop Tadhg Furlong is set to miss out yet again as his provincial side ignite their Pro 14 season against Dragons on Friday evening.     While Furlong has...

Champions Cup Semi-Final Team Of The Week

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

And there were only two...   Exeter and Racing 92 will battle it out for the 2019/20 Champions Cup title on 17 October after their semi-final victories on Saturday.   Racing 92 were...

Head-to-head: Finn Russell vs Alex Goode

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first Champions Cup semi-final offers a mouth-watering clash in the fly-half channel. As accomplished as he has shown himself to be in the number 10 jersey, Alex Goode faces a stern task tomorrow when...

Team News: Thomas returns for Racing 92, Saracens are unchanged

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finals of the Champions Cup approach under a shadow of the age-old Anglo-French rivalry as Saracens travel to Paris La Defense Arena where Racing 92 will aim to toss them unceremoniously out of...

'I surprise myself': Sidestepping Cheslin Kolbe turns sights on Exeter | Michael Aylwin

6 days ago by The Guardian

The Toulouse wing is aiming for Champions Cup glory after honing his speed running from gang wars in South AfricaThere is a phenomenon in tennis whereby a player is so good at a particular skill the opponent...

The Breakdown | Alex Goode delivers as Saracens keep chasing Champions Cup miracle

1 week ago by The Guardian

Wounded champions will look to defy odds again at Racing 92 and are a team at its most dangerous when backed into a cornerA dejected Leinster supporter was to the point a few hours after his side’s Champions...

Leinster Suffer Chastening European Exit At Hands Of Saracens

1 week ago by Irish Rugby News

Leinster bowed out of the Heineken Champions Cup to an Alex Goode-inspired Saracens, falling to a disappointing 25-17 quarter-final defeat at the Aviva Stadium. As It Happened: Leinster v Saracens Live...

European quarter-finals prove rugby is still a game for all shapes and sizes

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the oldest cliches in rugby is that it is 'a game for all shapes and sizes' and while the professional game has seen players become bigger and stronger over the years, the quarter-finals of the...

Rhodes to face disciplinary hearing after Saracens win

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Some alleged foul play at a ruck may cast a shadow over Michael Rhodes’ man-of-the-match performance against Leinster.   The Saracens flanker has been cited after an incident in only the second...