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Top 14 weekend round up

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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...

Report: Lyon target Hanrahan after failed Marcus Smith bid

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top 14 club Lyon have turned their attentions to the PRO14 as they continue their search for a flyhalf ahead of next season following a failed bid to lure Marcus Smith to the club.   Lyon currently...

Six Nations: France Release Eight Players To Their Clubs

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France head coach Fabien Galthie has trimmed his squad ahead of the weekend's Top 14 action.   As part of the performance partnership between the FFR and the LNR, the national team's boss is required...

TOP 14 HIGHLIGHTS: Montpellier Vs Lyon

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The game kicked off at the Altrad Stadium and Lyon were the victors of the day. Paillaugue slotted 3 penalties for Montpellier with Devergie adding a try with Bouthier converting. Berdue added 3 penalty...

Montpellier eager to climb the ladder as they take on Lyon

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday’s final match-up sees Montpellier await the arrival of Lyon at Altrad Stadium.   It is a game that both sides will be eager to win to inch towards the top of the table, but Montpellier,...

Ihaia West to leave La Rochelle

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Maori All Black flyhalf Ihaia West is set to leave La Rochelle at the end of the 2020/21 season.   According to a report by Midi Olympique, West will leave La Rochelle at the end of the current...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup Rounds 3 and 4 Referee Appointments

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nika Amashukeli of Georgia will make his debut as a Champions Cup referee when he takes charge of the Round 3 fixture between Pool B joint-leaders, Racing 92, and Harlequins at Paris La Défense...

WATCH: Finn Russell and Simon Zebo combine to beat Clermont at the death

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 claimed their fourth TOP14 victory in a row with a win at the Stade Marcel Michelin in round 13 of the TOP14.   The Parisian club needed a late Simon Zebo try to sink Clermont with...