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James Tracy forced to retire from rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby hooker James Tracy has this morning announced he has been forced to retire from professional rugby on medical grounds due to a neck injury he suffered in April 2022.   Despite his...

Unbeaten records on line as Leinster host Gloucester

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby host Gloucester Rugby in Round 2 of Heineken Champions Cup action on Friday evening as both sides look to maintain winning starts to their Pool A campaigns.   Last week, Leinster...

Leinster: Cullen announces team to face Gloucester

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster Rugby team, proudly sponsored by Bank of Ireland, to take on Gloucester Rugby in the Heineken Champions Cup tomorrow, in the RDS Arena, has been named by Leo Cullen (KO: 8pm – live on...

Skivington shares thoughts ahead of formidable Leinster challenge

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two winners from Round 1 will do battle in Dublin this weekend as Irish giants Leinster host the Cherry & Whites.   Last weekend, Leinster showed just how much of a force they will be in this...

Will Connors: Gloucester want success like Leinster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester Rugby have ambitions of reaching the levels of Leinster Rugby in the Heineken Champions Cup, according to the Irish province’s flanker Will Connors.   The two sides meet in...

South African clubs help Champions Cup kick off in style

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022/23 Champions Cup began in superb fashion this weekend as the three debuting South African clubs immediately made their mark in Round 1.   Vodacom Bulls and Lyon produced arguably...

Match Report:Six-try Leinster dominate Racing

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby made a statement in their opening Heineken Champions Cup game of the season on Saturday as they claimed a 42-10 victory at Racing 92.   Last season’s beaten finalists...

Six-try Leinster dominate Racing

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby made a statement in their opening Heineken Champions Cup game of the season on Saturday as they claimed a 42-10 victory at Racing 92.   Last season’s beaten finalists...

Garry Ringrose to captain Leinster in Champions Cup opener vs Racing 92

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster Rugby team to take on Racing 92 in the opening weekend of the Heineken Champions Cup tomorrow, has been named by Leo Cullen (KO: 2pm (1pm Irish time) – live on BT Sport and Newstalk).   Garry...

Match Preview: London Irish Vs Montpellier

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The long-awaited return to Heineken Champions Cup is almost over for London Irish, who open up the 2022/23 competition this Friday at home against Top 14 champions, Montpellier Hérault.   Montpellier...