England International Targeted By Three Top 14 Clubs

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Worcester Warriors centre Ben Te'o has drawn the interest of three Top 14 clubs with his contract expiring at the end of the current season.       The British and Irish...

Champions and Challenge Cups Quarter-Finals Announced

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the conclusion of another series of compelling matches in the pool stages, EPCR can announce the dates, venues, kick-off times and TV coverage of the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals.     Nine...

EPCR European Player of the Year Nominees

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Elite players from seven different clubs and all three European professional leagues are among the 15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the Year award.   Last season’s winner, Leone...

Another O'Brien making his mark with Leinster

1 year ago by Breaking : Rugby

Conor O’Brien had more than a hint of deja vu when he made his Leinster European debut against Toulouse last week.

Champions Cup Stats Leaders

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Points Scored 1) Joey Carbery - 68  2) Jaco van der Walt - 65 3) Thomas Ramos - 60 The Munster fly-half leads the way after six rounds of action, Carbery averaged an impressive 13.6 points per...

Champions Cup Team of the Week: Round 6

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Cian Healy - Leinster Rugby The Ireland international was at his ball carrying best when he came on just after half time, Healy squatted away tacklers for fun on a series of rampaging runs to further...

Heineken Champions Cup semi-finals

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following confirmation of the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final line-up, the possible semi-final pairings will be as follows:   SEMI-FINAL 1 – winner of QF 1: Saracens v Glasgow...

Leinster seal home quarter-final with win over Wasps

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sean Cronin scored a try in each half as Leinster secured top spot in Pool 1 and a home Champions Cup quarter-final tie with Ulster thanks to Sunday's 37-19 win at Wasps. The holders knew defeat at the...

Shields and Launchbury add to England's Injury concerns

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Eddie Jones' preparations for the Six Nations has hit another snag this weekend with two front line players suffering injuries on Sunday.     Brad Shields was withdrawn from the Wasps’...

Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The qualifiers for the 2018/19 Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals and their rankings at the conclusion of the pool stage are as follows:   1 Saracens (winner Pool 3 – 28 points)2...