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Three Juicy Round Six Champions Cup Clashes To Note

2 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

2 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

2 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...

Saturday Champions Cup: Betting Verdicts

2 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...

Our Picks For Champions Cup Quarters

2 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...

John Hardie extends his stay at Newcastle Falcons

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 16-times-capped Scotland flanker joined the Falcons at the end of October, the former Edinburgh man having spent the summer training with French giants Clermont.   “I’m incredibly...

Malakai Fekitoa ruled out for six weeks

2 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...

Who's hot and who's not heading into round 5?

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending champions Leinster Rugby and Munster Rugby rounded off their Heineken Champions Cup Round 5 preparations with contrasting Guinness PRO14 victories at the weekend.    Leinster...

Round 11 – Previews

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a European break the Guinness PRO14 returns with a bang in Round 11 and with derby season beginning it should be a thrilling weekend. It all kicks off on Friday night when Ulster host Munster, while...

Edinburgh in control in Champions Cup, Racing win again

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Back-to-back wins over Newcastle Falcons have Edinburgh closing in on a quarter-final place in the European Champions Cup.     Edinburgh improved their hold on top spot in Pool 5 in the...