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Lyon concede first tries of season in fifth straight win

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon remain unbeaten in the Top 14 after swatting aside struggling Racing 92, though they did concede their first tries of the season.   Noa Nakaitaci, Hamza Kaabeche and Thibaut Regard all crossed...

Top 14 Highlights: Pau v Agen

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A late try for Watisoni Votu sealed the victory for Pau who start the season with two wins from three games. Two Atoine Hastoy penatlies gave Pau the led after 15 minutes before Agen hit back...

Bordeaux, Lyon stay perfect in Top 14

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux-Begles and Lyon each recorded impressive away successes to maintain winning starts to the new Top 14 season.   The two sides, separated by 21 points last term, with Bordeaux missing out...

Tonga name Rugby World Cup squad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga Head Coach Toutai Kefu has confirmed his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.     Players from clubs in England, France, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, USA and Tongan based...

Bayonne brought back down to earth by Clermont

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bayonne could not follow up their opening-day win over Racing 92 with another Top 14 victory despite an outstanding first half at home to Clermont Auvergne on Saturday.   The newly promoted side...

Round 1 of the Top 14 by the numbers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of the Top 14 saw Lyon score the most tries with 7 and Antoine Hastoy of Pau top the points log with a haul of 18.     A number of players bagged a brace this weekend with...

Bayonne stun Racing 92 on opening day, Toulouse beaten

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There were shock wins for Bayonne and Bordeaux-Begles as the Top 14 returned for the 2019-20 season on Saturday.       Newly promoted Bayonne celebrated an opening-day upset as the...

Saracens begin their Champions Cup defence in Paris

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending Champions Cup champions Saracens will begin their defence against Racing 92 at Paris La Défense Arena on Sunday, 17 November.   The Pool 4 confrontation is only one of a host of...