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Edinburgh clinch home quarter-final, Glasgow also advance to last eight

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Both Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors are through to the European Champions Cup quarter-finals due to the former's 19-10 win over Montpellier.       Edinburgh sealed a home European...

Three Juicy Round Six Champions Cup Clashes To Note

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh v Montpellier, Friday 18th 7:45pm Richard Cockerill's side top Pool 5 through five rounds of action, they lead the French giants Montpellier by three points in a winner takes all clash at Murrayfield...

Champions Cup Round 5 Team of the Week

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

1) Mako Vunipola - Saracens Rugby Another brilliant performance from the England international prop. He showed his deft handling to send Jackson Wray away for Saracens second try.the loosehead was excellent...

Leinster, Ulster and Edinburgh beat Top 14 heavyweights

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster halted Toulouse's 12-match unbeaten run to replace them at the top of European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 1, while Ulster and Edinburgh also claimed big Top 14 scalps on Saturday. Toulouse had...

Seven-try Montpellier push weakened Newcastle out of Champions Cup

5 months ago by The Guardian

• Dean Richards bemoans loss of key players• Jacob Stockdale tries inspire UlsterNewcastle, struggling at the foot of the Premiership, made a meek exit from Europe with a Champions Cup defeat at Montpellier,...

Willemse celebrates French call up with rousing rendetion of La Marseillaise

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Paul Willemse's Montpellier put themselves in contention for a Champions Cup QF spot with a thumping victory over Newcastle Falcons. Another good performance from the second row and post match he celebrated...

Saturday Champions Cup: Betting Verdicts

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster v Toulouse, 1pm, RDS, Pool 1   Leinster to win by 1-12 17/10   A windy setting in the RDS will keep the scoring low and ensure a tight contest over the 80 minutes as both sides attempt...

Players to Watch: Montpellier vs Newcastle Falcons

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Francois Steyn - Montpellier   Montpellier have been incredibly inconsistent this season but Francois Steyn has been a shining light for the French side in recent times. The...

Our Picks For Champions Cup Quarters

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With two rounds left in the group stage of the European Championship Cup, we thought we would give our predictions on who we think we will see qualify for the quarter-finals of the competition. The five...

Malakai Fekitoa ruled out for six weeks

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon have confirmed that their star centre Malakai Fekitoa will be sidelined for 6 weeks with a knee injury following the club's Champions Cup defeat to Montpellier in December.   The 26-year-old, who...