Champions Cup

A World XV of players who COULD transfer to another test team this year

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a groundbreaking move, the World Rugby Council approved an amendment to the sport’s national team representation laws late last year.   This amendment will now permit an international player...

The 31 players who could make their test debut during the Six Nations

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022 Six Nations kicks off next weekend, with the new year bringing new players who will look to make their mark on the test arena.   Defending Champions Wales have included three uncapped...

Champions Cup Round 4: The Irish Fixtures

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Overall, it was a successful Round 3 for the Irish contingent; a mighty 89-7 victory for Leinster against Montpellier, a gritty 3-point win for Munster over Castres, Ulster managed to brush Northampton...

Champions Cup Round 4: The English Fixtures

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The English contingent face some stiff opposition this weekend after a reasonably successful Round 3. Harlequins, Wasps, Leicester, Exeter and Bristol Bears came away with wins while the unfortunate trio...

Cardiff awarded a 28-0 win over Toulouse but the defending champions could still qualify for the knockout stages

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Rugby have been awarded a 28-0 win over Toulouse following a meeting of an independent Match Risk Assessment Committee.   The EPCR has been advised that the Heineken Champions Cup,...

State of Play Champions Cup: The seven clubs who have secured a place in the knockouts

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Seven teams have booked their place in the round of 16 of the Champions Cup, with one round of the pool stages remaining.   Irish Provinces Ulster and Munster have secured their place in the knockouts...

Champions Cup Team of the Week

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another thrilling weekend of Champions Cup Rugby has come and gone with several teams booking their place in the round of 16.   Harlequins were the first to book their place in the playoffs beating...

Champions Cup Teams News

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues v Quins:       Blues: Seven changes to the starting lineup with six internationals returning. Hallam Amos and Josh Adams come into the back three. New...

Champions Cup: The English Fixtures

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As far as the English contingent is concerned, Quins find themselves in pole position in Pool B, followed in third by Leicester. In Pool A, they are represented at the top by Sale in third spot. In Round...