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South African Conference: Ins and Outs

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, and we end off our in’s and out series by bringing you a comprehensive list of transfers...

Champions Cup Stats Leaders

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Points Scored 1) Joey Carbery - 68  2) Jaco van der Walt - 65 3) Thomas Ramos - 60 The Munster fly-half leads the way after six rounds of action, Carbery averaged an impressive 13.6 points per...

Antoine Dupont stakes his claim for a Six Nations start

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse came into the game against Bath guaranteed a playoff spot and would have wanted to close off the pool stages with a bang. They managed to beat the Premiership club scoring three tries, with...

Leinster seal home quarter-final with win over Wasps

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sean Cronin scored a try in each half as Leinster secured top spot in Pool 1 and a home Champions Cup quarter-final tie with Ulster thanks to Sunday's 37-19 win at Wasps. The holders knew defeat at the...

Shields and Launchbury add to England's Injury concerns

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Eddie Jones' preparations for the Six Nations has hit another snag this weekend with two front line players suffering injuries on Sunday.     Brad Shields was withdrawn from the Wasps’...

Toulouse to face Racing 92 in last eight after hard-fought win over Bath

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse will play domestic rivals Racing 92 in the quarter-finals after edging past Bath Rugby in a hard-fought encounter, defeating the English side 20-17 at the Stade Ernest-Wallon.   The...

Carbery sends Munster through and ends Exeter's lingering Champions Cup hopes

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens and Racing 92 secured home quarter-finals in the Champions Cup but the hopes of Exeter Chiefs are over after defeat at Munster.       Munster booked their place in the last...

Wasps face the might of Leinster and then another player exodus

5 months ago by The Guardian

• Leinster hammered Wasps 52-3 in Dublin in October• Hughes, Le Roux, Cooper-Woolley all set to leaveWhen Wasps last entertained Leinster in Europe, they won 51-10 on their way to the Champions Cup...

Champions Cup pool-by-pool preview: Saracens’ Brad Barritt chases home tie

5 months ago by The Guardian

Barritt returns to captain Saracens on the weekend that decides the pools as his side seek to set up a home quarter-finalJonathan Joseph makes his first appearance for Bath since April after recovering...

The Champions Cup Stat Leaders Ahead Of The Final Round

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend we see the Champions Cup head into the final pool stage round and we decided to take a closer look at those who are top performers in the competition right now.       While...