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Challenge Cup winners Lyon the stats kings too

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As befits a team who won their maiden European trophy so convincingly last week, Lyon bestrode the EPCR Challenge Cup’s statistical lists this season as well, topping nine of the 12 categories.   Tries...

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...

European Player of the Year: Josh van der Flier

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster Rugby wing forward, Josh van der Flier, has rounded off an outstanding European season by being named EPCR European Player of the Year 2022.Van der Flier becomes the third Leinster player...

Challenge Cup decider: Toulon and Lyon ready to lock horns

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Challenge Cup is set to culminate in an all-French affair as Lyon host Toulon at Stade Velodrome on Friday evening.    It will be Lyon’s first involvement in a European final in the...

Leinster and La Rochelle prepare for furious battle for Champions Cup title

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021-22 Champions Cup final is imminent and a fiery clash is on the cards, worthy of the occasion.     Leinster and La Rochelle will contest the cup at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille and,...

Champions Cup Final Teams: Double Injury Boost For La Rochelle, Three Leinster Milestones

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The teams for Saturday's Champions Cup final at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille have been named.   Leinster unchanged from semi-final Will Skelton and Brice Dulin fit for La Rochelle Garry Ringrose...

Stats & Facts: Leinster v La Rochelle - Champions Cup Final

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of Saturday's Heineken Champions Cup final between Leinster Rugby and Stade Rochelais, here are some stats and facts ahead of the final.     MATCH DETAILS   LEINSTER...

Challenge Cup Final Teams: Cheslin Kolbe returns

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon and RC Toulon have named their teams ahead of Friday evening's EPCR Challenge Cup final in Marseille.       Jordan Taufua will captain Lyon who have named an entirely...

Stats & Facts: Lyon v RC Toulon - Challenge Cup Final

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of Friday evening's EPCR Challenge Cup final between Lyon and RC Toulon, here are some stats and facts ahead of the final.     MATCH DETAILS   LYON v RC TOULON - Friday,...

Tough assignment for Lyon in first European final

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon will need to overcome RC Toulon for the first time in the EPCR Challenge Cup if they are to triumph in Friday’s final at Stade Vélodrome.   Lyon, who have reached a European...