Champions Cup Round 5 Team of the Week

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

1) Mako Vunipola - Saracens Rugby Another brilliant performance from the England international prop. He showed his deft handling to send Jackson Wray away for Saracens second try.the loosehead was excellent...

Scrum-half injuries give Joe Schmidt some cause for concern

3 days ago by Breaking : Rugby

Joe Schmidt is facing a nervous few weeks over his scrum-half options with Luke McGrath exiting Leinster's win against Toulouse and John Cooney failing to start Ulster's meeting with Racing 92 on Saturday...

Baloucoune Handed European Debut As Stockdale Hits 50 For Ulster

4 days ago by Irish Rugby News

Robert Baloucoune will make his Heineken Champions Cup debut on Saturday after being named in the Ulster team for their huge round 5 game against Pool 4 leaders Racing 92 at Kingspan Stadium (kick-off...

Our Picks For Champions Cup Quarters

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With two rounds left in the group stage of the European Championship Cup, we thought we would give our predictions on who we think we will see qualify for the quarter-finals of the competition. The five...

John Cooney wants Ulster to rock Racing rhythm

6 days ago by Breaking : Rugby

Ireland scrum-half John Cooney is hoping that Ulster’s attention to detail can put Racing 92 to the sword in Saturday’s Heineken Cup shootout at the Kingspan Stadium.

Dwayne Peel summons Ulster’s ‘Ravenhill Roar’

1 week ago by Breaking : Rugby

Ulster’s attack coach Dwayne Peel believes that the famous ‘Ravenhill Roar’ will have a huge role to play in the province’s must-win European clash with Racing 92 in Belfast on...

Who's hot and who's not heading into round 5?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending champions Leinster Rugby and Munster Rugby rounded off their Heineken Champions Cup Round 5 preparations with contrasting Guinness PRO14 victories at the weekend.    Leinster...

Ulster complete Scarlets double, Exeter gain Gloucester revenge

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster and Exeter Chiefs enhanced their chances of qualifying for quarter-finals of Europe's premier club rugby competition on Friday.     Iain Henderson scored a try in each half as Ulster...