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It's all French flair at Stade Ernest Wallon: Toulouse vs Bordeaux

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's an all-French affair in the first game of the Champions Cup semi-finals as Toulouse take on Bordeaux-Bègles.    Interestingly, as in the second semi-final between Leinster...

Champions & Challenge Cup Injury Report

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The massive Champions and Challenge Cup semi-finals are set to take place this weekend as Toulouse welcomes Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Ernest Wallon, La Rochelle go against Leinster...

Damian de Allende sparks magical Munster performance

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster finally broke their duck against PRO14 champions Leinster under South African coach Johann van Graan, with a Man of the Match performance by Springbok midfielder Damian de Allende sparking his...

Munster boss praises team after Leinster victory

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster head coach Johann van Graan was upbeat after his side’s victory over Leinster at the RDS yesterday.   With Damian de Allende, CJ Stander, Conor Murray and Tadhg Beirne leading the...

European Player Of The Year Award Nominees Confirmed

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Representatives of the elite clubs which have qualified for this season’s Champions Cup semi-finals not surprisingly dominate the list of 15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the...

Eight mouth-watering head to heads in the Champions Cup quarter-finals this weekend

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Just eight teams remain in the Champions Cup as they take the field this weekend to narrow that number to just four.    We have picked out eight of the best head to heads to keep an eye on...

Fiery French clash as Toulouse take on Clermont

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second French clash sees the powerful Toulouse travelling to Stade Marcel Michelin to throw down the challenge to Clermont.   Clermont had a close shave with Wasps over the weekend, leaving...

Leinster tackle the Defending champs at Sandy Park

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sandy Park will be the venue for this Anglo-Irish clash as defending champions Exeter Chiefs attempt to establish a grip on Leinster.   Leinster had their fixture against Toulon called off after...

Antoine Dupont wins Try of the Round award

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont has claimed the award of the Champions Try of the Round for the Round of 16 in the Champions Cup.   The scrum-half’s first try in the 40-33 win over Munster Rugby...

Champions Cup Team of the Week - Round of 16

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A weekend of rugby that ends with no less than five Top 14 sides making their way into the Quarter Finals. One Irish side and two Premiership sides make up the remainder of the eight teams. Here is our...