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European Challenge Cup Weekend Preview

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The European Challenge Cup returns to action this weekend with Clermont Auvergne, Worcester Warriors, Sale Sharks and La Rochelle all looking to keep their unbeaten streaks alive in the competition.     The...

Ben Te’o to be unavailable for Worcester Warriors’ next two games

6 days ago by Worcester Warriors

Centre Ben Te’o will be unavailable for Worcester Warriors’ next two games after flying to New Zealand for a “break”, confirms Worcester News.     Director...

Top 14 Highlights: Lyon-Pau

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A superb win for Lyon as they prepare for their Champions Cup clash with Glasgow next week. The home side looked dominate throughout with Toby Arnold opening the scoring inside the first 10 minutes. Buttin...

Top 14 leaders Clermont hang on to beat Montpellier

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier's late rally did not deny Top 14 leaders Clermont Auvergne a 28-23 victory, while Guilhem Guirado scored a try in Toulon's win.     Clermont Auvergne held on despite a late Montpellier...

Toulouse hit the summit as Racing leave it late

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse scrapped out a 15-13 win at Pau to reach the summit of the Top 14 table, while Racing 92 left it late to earn a dramatic win over Grenoble.       With Clermont Auvergne...

All Black stars urged to pick Japan over Europe - reports

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report by the Daily Mail's Chris Foy, New Zealand are considering releasing three of their superstars for two-year sabbaticals in Japan, in an attempt to fight off a growing financial...

Top 14 Highlights: Castres v Pau

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a start from Castres Olympique who got off to an early lead and bagged themselves 30 points in the first half. Whether this was due to Castres Olympique's class and skill or just due to Pau's...

Top 14 Clubs Chasing All Black signatures

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon secured the services of Liam Messam and Julian Savea at the start of the season but the pair haven't been able to stop the side from starting the season poorly having won just two of their opening 9...

Players To Watch: Challenge Cup Round One

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The European Rugby Challenge Cup kicks off on Friday, with some enticing matchups throughout the opening weekend.   Here are five players to keep an eye on in round one.   Faf de Klerk...

Top 14 Rumour Mill

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A number of players make the decision to make a move following a Rugby World Cup and according to French newspaper Midi Olympique, the upcoming World Cup will be no different.   Here are some of...