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Match Preview: Gloucester Rugby v Northampton Saints

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There's good news for Gloucester fans, with the return of Adam Hastings and Ruan Ackermann from injury. The front five is unchanged from the side that defeated Clermont 28-17 at Kingsholm in the challenge...

Regard Clinches Win For Lyon Over Vodacom Bulls

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Centre Thibault Regard was the late hero as Lyon recovered to snatch a dramatic bonus-point win 29-28 over the Vodacom Bulls. It is their first win of the campaign following their dramatic...

Peerless Penaud inspires union Bordeaux-Bègles triumph

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Union Bordeaux-Bègles wing Damian Penaud put in an exquisite performance as the French side ran out 36-17 winners over Bristol Bears in the Investec Champions Cup. After two matches, Union...

Hartley notches brace as Saracens run rampant

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Inside centre Tom Hartley, making his first start in the Investec Champions Cup, notched a brace for Saracens in a 55-36 rout of Connacht Rugby at StoneX Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The...

European Rugby: A look at how the Premiership sides fair going into the weekend

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A weekend of tantalizing European action is in store as all ten Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides continue their Investec Champions Cup and Challenge Cup campaigns. A drama-filled opening round set the...

Extraordinary matchups define opening weekend in Champions Cup pool 1

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

If ever there’s a pool full of extraordinarily tough places to go in an Investec Champions’ Cup season, it’s in Pool 1 of this year’s competition. Full of elite level sides who...

Preview: Bristol v Gloucester

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steven Luatua returns to action when the Bears take on West Country rivals Gloucester Rugby at Ashton Gate in round eight of the Gallagher Premiership on Saturday (2pm KO). The Samoan international...

Bears look to edge Gloucester as they announce team

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steven Luatua returns to action when the Bears take on West Country rivals Gloucester at Ashton Gate in round eight of the Gallagher Premiership on Saturday (2pm KO). The Samoan international makes only...

EPCR Champions & Challenge Cup – Round 1 & 2 appointments announced

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR have announced the match officials for the first two rounds of the Invested Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup. There’s debuts in the top comp for Scotland’s Sam Grove-White and the...

Farrell takes a break to focus on mental health

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England captain Owen Farrell will not be available for the 2024 Six Nations after deciding to take a break from international rugby "to prioritise his and his family's mental wellbeing". In a statement...