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The latest rumours, player movements and re-signings

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We round up the week's latest rumours, signings, and re-signings.     Richie Mo'unga re-signs with New Zealand Rugby until at least 2023 Richie Mo'unga has signed...

Road to Marseille: RC Toulon

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As three-time runners-up RC Toulon bid to make it fourth-time lucky in the EPCR Challenge Cup final, we look back at how they set up their showdown with Lyon at Stade Vélodrome in Marseille on...

Henry Arundell likened to Christian Cullen by former England international

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Breakout London Irish star Henry Arundell has been tipped to feature for England at the Rugby World Cup in France next year.   Speculation is rife at the moment as to which country Arundell...

Agustin Creevy suspended for pulling Etzebeth's hair

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish hooker Agustin Creevy has been suspended for one week following an independent Disciplinary Hearing arising from his club’s EPCR Challenge Cup quarter-final match against RC Toulon at...

'Even my wife wouldn't dare do that to me!' - Mourad Boudjellal recounts a Bakkies Botha story

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Challenge Cup quarter-final between Toulon and London Irish has led to former Toulon president to reminisce on an incident between Bakkies Botha and Sylvain Marconnet.   In his latest column...

Saracens seal Challenge Cup semi-final after crushing Gloucester

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens booked their place in the Challenge Cup semi-finals claiming a 44-15 win over Gloucester Rugby at Kingsholm on Friday night.   Saracens will play the winner of the last...

10 Facts ahead of the Challenge Cup quarter-finals

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Challenge Cup quarter-finals are upon us with the action kicking off on Friday.   Gloucester take on Saracens in the all-English quarter-final. Saturday's action kicks off with Edinburgh hosting...

Steffon Armitage to leave Biarritz and return to 'where it all started'

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Biarritz flanker Steffon Armitage will leave the TOP14 club at the end of the season to join National club Nice in the third division of France.   Armitage confirmed the news in an...