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Challenge Cup Highlights: Leicester Tigers v Pau

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eight tries in total scored in this match, 3 by Pau and 5 by the Tigers, four of the Tigers 5 tries were scored by Jonah Holmes. The Tigers were the dominant team from the start, it did seem on occasion...

Challenge Cup - Round 1 Reports

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester launch Challenge Cup campaign with bonus point win   Worcester Warriors got their Challenge Cup campaign off to the perfect start after a commanding 57-14 success over Enisei-STM in...

South Africa set to lose over 20 of their top schoolboys to overseas clubs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A number of Springboks will be lost to overseas-based clubs following their victorious Rugby World Cup campaign with numerous players heading to Japan and Europe.   However, the exodus of talent...

Swap Players – Champions Cup & Challenge Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The following players have been nominated by their clubs as incoming Swap Players for the 2019/20 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments.   The registration of the incoming players...

All Blacks give Steve Hansen and co. a fitting farewell

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand put on a show in Steve Hansen's last game in charge, Ben Smith scoring two of their six tries in an emphatic win.     Ben Smith marked his swansong with a double as New Zealand...

Rugby World Cup 2019: New Zealand 40-17 Wales

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Smith marked his swansong with a double as New Zealand ended the Steve Hansen era by hammering Wales 40-17 in an entertaining Rugby World Cup third-place play-off.     The All Blacks...

Top 14 Highlights: Pau v Castres

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two converted tries and 2 penalty kicks to Pau in the first half versus the one converted try and one penalty goal to CO. On the second half their were another 2 tries and a 3 pointer for Pau and two tries...

Diaby red proves costly as Bordeaux beaten by Brive

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux-Begles could lose ground on Top 14 leaders Lyon after slipping to their second defeat in three matches at Brive.   Mahamadou Diaby's ninth-minute dismissal proved decisive as Christophe...

Seventh heaven for Lyon, Toulouse defeat Castres

1 month 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,...