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Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals: Wrap Up and Team of the Week

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Challenge Cup round of 16 saw the likes of Bath, Leicester Tigers, Montpellier and Ulster all claim victories to move them ever closer to the title.   We take a look back at the weekend's...

EPCR referee appointments – quarter-finals

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a meeting of EPCR’s Match Officials Selection Committee today (Monday 5 April), the referee appointments for this weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-final...

Kobus van Wyk handed a four week ban after his red card against Exeter

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers winger Kobus van Wyk has been handed a four week ban after he was sent off during the Premiership clash with Exeter Chiefs on Saturday.   The speedster was shown a red card...

Will Welch returns for Newcastle

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Will Welch plays his first competitive game of the season on Friday when Newcastle Falcons host Wasps in Gallagher Premiership action.   The back-row forward has been out since November’s...

Elliot Daly starts at centre for Ireland clash

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his England side for their final 2021 Six Nations match this weekend. England will travel to Dublin to play Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday 20 March (4.45pm KO).   Jones...

Premiership Rounds 16 & 17 Fixtures Announced

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership rounds 16 and 17 fixtures have today been confirmed .     The 4:30pm kick-off will wrap up a busy day of Round 16 action on the box with leaders Bristol Bears travelling...

Eddie Jones names his side to face France

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his side for this weekend’s Guinness Six Nations match against France.   England will host Les Bleus at Twickenham Stadium, in their penultimate championship fixture,...

All 13 of Sam Simmonds' tries so far this season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs' back-rower Sam Simmond has dotted down 13 times in the Premiership so far this season.   He has scored three against Harlequins, two against Bath, Gloucester, London Irish and has...

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

1 month 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...