Maxime Machenaud rugby player
Maxime Machenaud rugby player

Maxime Machenaud

30th Dec 1988 1.74m/87kg Scrum Half

Matthieu Jalibert's clutch long range penalty sends Bordeaux into the semi-finals

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A match that some may claim to be one for the purists but in truth, it was far from pretty or entertaining but Bordeaux are into the Champions Cup semi-finals beating Racing 92 24-21.   Flyhalf...

All the Champions Cup quarter-final line ups

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Update to the latest version of the Ultimate Rugby app here   Quarter-final notes. • Home clubs have a 76% success rate from the 96 tournament quarter-finals which have been played...

Gael Fickou could be added to the already impressive Racing 92 backline

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 have no shortage of quality in their backline but that hasn't stopped them from looking to add even more star power.   Having recently acquired the services of Los Pumas utility back Emiliano...

On This Day in 2018, Last-gasp Sexton drop-goal stuns France

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day in 2018, there was late drama in Paris as Jonathan Sexton nailed a late drop-goal to hand Ireland a famous opening-round Six Nations win over France.   Jonathan Sexton spoiled Jacques...

WATCH: Virimi Vakatawa's blunder costs Racing 92

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France and Racing 92 centre Virimi Vakatawa had a rollercoaster game in his side’s 29-23 loss at home to Toulon in the TOP14 on Sunday.   Vakatawa's blunder in goal cost Racing...

Is the return of Parra and Lopez on the cards? Who France could turn to for the Autumn Nations Cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fabien Galthie will be forced to test France's depth over the Autumn Nations Cup this year after an agreement between the French national team and the TOP14 clubs that players could only play two...

Exeter Claim Their First European Title

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exter Chiefs have won the Champions Cup Final beating Racing 92 31-27 at Ashton Gate in Bristol.   Rob Baxter's men have completed an incredible journey from gaining promotion to the Premiership...

Stats and Facts: Exeter Chiefs v Racing 92

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday sees the Champions Cup final between Exeter Chiefs and Racing 92 in Bristol as the sides will battle it out to become the 12th club to win the title.     Here are 13 stats and facts...

Racing 92's Champions Cup Final Heartbreak

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Will it be third time lucky for Racing 92?    This weekend Racing 92 will go in search of their first European crown having fallen at the final hurdle twice before. The Parisian club...

Video - An absolutely stunning Racing 92 try set up by Finn Russell

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Finn Russell and Virmie Vakatawa set Juan Imhoff up for one of the great Champions Cup tries as Racing 92 reached their third Champions Cup final following a 19-15 triumph over Saracens in Paris on Saturday.   Saracens...