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European Team of the Week

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With just four top flight matches taking place in Europe this weekend, we select our team of the week from the Champions and Challenge Cup semi finals.      Leinster and Saracens cruised...

Clermont hold off Harlequins to reach Challenge Cup final

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont Auvergne held off a Harlequins fightback to triumph 32-27 and set up an all-French final against La Rochelle in the European Challenge Cup. The Top 14 side led 32-8 after 55 minutes of the...

Challenge Cup Semi-Final Highlights

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle and Clermont book their spots in the Challenge Cup final with wins over Sale Sharks and Harlequins respectively.     La Rochelle v Sale Sharks       Clermont...

La Rochelle edge past Sale to book Challenge Cup final berth

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle booked their place in the European Challenge Cup final for the first time thanks to a tightly contested 24-20 win over Sale Sharks. In a frantic encounter at Stade Marcel-Deflandre, the...

Warriors confirm player departures

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warriors have announced that eight players will be leaving the club at the end of the current season.     England centre Ben Te’o, former Samoa back-row forward Alafoti Faosiliva, flankers...

Adams treble eases Worcester relegation fears, Bristol upset Sarries

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester Warriors and Bristol Bears eased their relegation fears, leaving Newcastle Falcons needing a great escape to avoid the drop.       Josh Adams scored a second-half hat-trick...

Premiership Highlights: Sale Sharks 28-17 Harlequins

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks ground out a 28-17 home win over Harlequins in round 18 of the Premiership. Harlequins opened the scoring with an early try, but Sale kept the scoreboard ticking over, kicking three penalties...

Watch: Faf de Klerk's performance against Harlequins including an incredible try-saving tackle

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

AJ MacGinty may have settled a scrappy contest against Harlequins in Sale Sharks' favour as he kicked seven penalties in a 28-17 home win but the USA flyhalf was helped on his way his fellow halfback partner...

Watch: Danny Care puts his hand up for recall

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Friday evening Danny Care produced a fantastic performance against the Sale Sharks, albeit in defeat.   With Eddie Jones' two first choice scrumhalves now facing extended spells on the sidelines...

Faf de Klerk's outstanding try saving tackle helps Sale to victory over Harlequins

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

AJ MacGinty settled a scrappy contest against Harlequins in Sale Sharks' favour as he kicked seven penalties in a 28-17 home win on Friday evening.    Although MacGinty got all the plaudits...