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Seventh heaven for Lyon, Toulouse defeat Castres

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon racked up an impressive seventh win from as many Top 14 matches this season and champions Toulouse earned a timely win against Castres.     Jean-Marc Doussain impressed with the boot,...

RWC Preview: United States v Tonga

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga coach Toutai Kefu is determined to send retiring captain Siale Piutau out a winner against the United States in a Rugby World Cup contest on Sunday that is still in the hands of the weather.   Typhoon...

Nic White signs two-year deal with Brumbies

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies have today announced the return of Wallabies halfback Nic White to the club, on a two-year deal.    White’s agreement with Rugby Australia and the Brumbies will see him...

Lyon beat Bordeaux to extend lead, Stade stay bottom

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon moved five points clear at the summit of the Top 14 table with a thrilling 25-23 win over second-placed Bordeaux-Begles, while Castres thumped bottom side Stade Francais on Saturday.   The...

Clermont overcome Stade Francais as Bordeaux-Begles hold Montpellier

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont Auvergne returned to winning ways in the Top 14 as Jake McIntyre's fine kicking propelled them to a 32-18 victory at struggling Stade Francais.   The home side took the lead four minutes...

Schalk Brits starts in the back row and leads the Boks against Namibia

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus has named his team for the Pool B match against Namibia at City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday, 28 September:   The Springboks have rotated their squad for Saturday’s...

Vermeulen hits 50 as the Springboks name team to face the All Blacks

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has named an unchanged matchday 23 for their first World Cup match against the All Blacks in Yokohama on Saturday.       The Springboks will field an unchanged...

Top 14 Highlights: Agen vs Montpellier

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Agen pulled off a surprise 29-10 home win over Montpellier in round 4 of the French Top 14. Agen opened the scoring with an early penalty and a try soon after gave them an 8-0 lead. An Agen penalty midway...

Toulon hold off Racing fightback, Montpellier beaten

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon escaped with a 32-29 home victory over Racing 92 in the Top 14 on Sunday despite a tough second half in which they saw two players sent to the sin bin.     The hosts looked to be coasting...

Watch: Blitzbok star Werner Kok red carded for a dangerous fend in his first start for Toulouse

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former South African sevens star Werner Kok was shown a red in the 53rd minute of his first start for Toulouse, who signed the flyer as a Rugby World Cup joker.     Kok was given his marching...