Exact dates, venues, kick-off times of next Champions Cup round

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Here follow the exact dates, venues, kick-off times and TV coverage in the Round of 16 of the 2020/21 tournament:   Friday 2 April Leinster Rugby v RC Toulon – RDS Arena (17.30)BT Sport...

Champions Cup Quarter-Final Draw

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup draw has been announced with five sides confirming home matches after two wins - unaffected by COVID-19 - in the pool stages. They are Racing 92, Bordeaux-Bègles, Leinster, Munster...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup knockout stage draws to take place on Tuesday

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The draws for the knockout stages of the 2020/21 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland next Tuesday (9 March).   The key event which starts...

Review: Cheslin Kolbe's Game At Flyhalf For Toulouse

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse were forced to select Springbok outside back Cheslin Kolbe at flyhalf in their crunch clash against Racing 92 this weekend with the likes of Romain Ntamack, Antoine Dupont, Thomas Ramos and...

Josua Tuisova makes rugby look easy yet again, this time setting up a try from No8

5 months ago by Rugby Dump

The Fijian, who has developed a fearsome reputation across Europe as a powerful winger or outside centre, briefly packed down at No8 for Lyon against Toulouse on Saturday.

How the revised formats for the Champions and Challenge Cup will work

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR has confirmed the revised tournament formats for the 2020/21 season.    In a statement confirming the news, the organising body of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup said that the...


5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top 14 weekend round up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Top 14 didn't spring any major surprises so far.    With still two matches to go, here is a wrap up of some results.    Friday Night Top of the table Toulouse hosted Pau.  Toulouse...

The weekend's French domestic action: Round 22

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As Round 22 of the Top 14 approaches, spots 1 to 4 of the overall stands are occupied by Toulouse, La Rochelle, Racing 92 and Clermont respectively.   This weekend, Toulouse will host Pau at Stade...