Challenge Cup Final: Teams and Preview

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Bristol Bears and RC Toulon reaching the final, a new name will go on the trophy following Friday evening’s decider in Aix-en-Provence. Bristol, in their first final, and Toulon in their third...

Stats and Facts: RC Toulon vs Bristol Bears

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This season’s European Rugby Challenge Cup final on Friday night will feature two sides in Bristol Bears and RC Toulon who go in search of a first success in the competition.      Here...

The Mercurial Michalak's First Run In Blue

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has been 19 years since the mercurial talent that is Frederic Michalak first took the field for France.   Since then, the fly-half (who is more than capable in the number 9 jersey too) has wowed...

Cockerill leaves Tigers with immediate effect

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Richard Cockerill is to leave his position as director of rugby at Leicester Tigers with immediate effect. A former Tigers and England hooker, Cockerill has been on the coaching staff at Tigers since...