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Pienaar to join Ulster's coaching staff in 2019?

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In an interview with Midilibre Montpellier president Mohad Altrad confirmed that Ruan Pienaar's family has failed to adapt to life in the South West of France and ultimately moved back to...

Top 14 Final - Key Battles

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The table-toppers Montpellier face the 2014 winners Castres this weekend at the Stade de France in a final that is one of the hardest to call in years. Montpellier have had a season to remember, winning...

Top 14 Final - Players to Watch

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the Top 14 final we take a look at the Players to Watch.   Ruan Pienaar (Montpellier) At the age of 34, Pienaar has been one Montpellier’s best players as they chase their maiden...

Retirees XV – A Team of Legends that Called it Day in 2018

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Isa Nacewa – Leinster and Fiji (1 cap) Mr. Leinster hangs up his boots last Saturday after an illustrious career that included 4 European Cups, 1 Challenge Cup, Pro12 and Pro14...

France announce Elite and Development squads for 2018/19 season

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Brunel has announced a group of 40 elite players and 20 development players for the 2018/19 season.    The announcement comes following an agreement between LNR and FFR that will...

Bismarck du Plessis free to play Top 14 final

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bismarck du Plessis, who was cited for "making contact with the eye area" of Lyon's Felix Lambey, is free to play for Montpellier in the Top14 final after the Disciplinary Committee ruled the incident...

Top14 Semi-Final Highlights: Montpellier v Lyon

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier march on into the Top 14 final with a comprehensive and well calculated win over Lyon. The Table toppers took their points when needed with the help of the big boot of Steyn and Pienaar...

Scott Wisemantel joins England coaching staff for South Africa tour

8 months ago by England Rugby

England Rugby has announced Scott Wisemantel will join up with the squad for their tour to South Africa as an attack consultant. The role under head coach Eddie Jones will only be for England’s...

Top 14 Round 26 Highlights: Lyon v Montpellier

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A strong finish by Lyon saw them book their place in the play-offs as they claimed a 32-24 home win over log leaders Montpellier in the final round of the French Top 14. A try and a penalty apiece saw...