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Champions Cup Team of Round Five

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Champions Cup rugby returned with a bang this weekend as we edge ever closer to the quarter-finals of the competition.       This weekend saw a number of sides battle it out for a place...

What Premiership Clubs Must Do To Progress To The Champions Cup Playoffs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership has seven teams in the competition but at the moment only two looks as if they are going to make it to the knockout phase of the competition. The likes of Sale, Bath and Harlequins are...

What Connacht, Ulster and Munster have to do to reach the Champions Cup knockout stage

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It might seem surprising to some but all four Irish provinces still have the opportunity to qualify for the knockout stage of the European Champions Cup. With two rounds still to be played, Leinster is...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 4

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another good weekend of rugby where we see Leinster qualify for the Quarter Finals after 4 rounds, Saracens mount a come back and Clermont, Racing 92 and Toulouse carry on their fine form   1. Mako...

Champions Cup Highlights: Racing 92 40-27 Ospreys

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing shifted a gear this evening as they hosted the Ospreys at U Arena. In the second leg of the group stages, this group was looking to continue the fine performances it had put on. And it did not disappoint...

Champions Cup: Top Performers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 4 got underway with Racing 92 coasting to a bonus point win over Ospreys and Ulster earning a valuable away win against Harlequins. There were some fine individual performances.   John Cooney...

Champions Cup Highlights: Ospreys 19-42 Racing 92

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A red card as early as the 1st minute for the Ospreys set them for failure the entire game. Down to 14 men as Dan Evans was sent off early for a boot to Teddy Thomas' face, Ospreys soon found themselves...

Dan Evans banned for four weeks for Kung-Fu kick

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ospreys fullback Dan Evans has been suspended for four weeks after he was issued a red card during his club’s Champions Cup, Round Three match against Racing 92 at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.   Evans...

Ospreys draft two props from the Scarlets on loan

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ospreys have drafted in two props from the Scarlets on loan as cover due to an unprecedented injury crisis at the Liberty Stadium.    Props Simon Gardiner (tight head) and Rhys Fawcett...

Champions Cup Team of the Week Round 3

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another round of the Champions Cup has come and gone! And what a weekend it was with Clermont shining on Friday evening, Munster piping Saracens on Saturday and some pulsating action on Sunday rounding...