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Toulon end Castres' reign, La Rochelle and Montpellier seal play-off spots

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

There will be a new Top 14 champion after Castres missed out on a top-six finish with a final-day defeat to Toulon.     Castres' reign as Top 14 champions is over after they were beaten...

Watch: Simon Zebo's hattrick helps Racing 92 to a convincing victory

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Munster fullback Simon Zebo continued his fine for Racing 92 this weekend as he scored hattrick against Perpignan to keep Racing 92 in the Top 4 of the competition heading into the final round of...

Dupichot and Zebo grab hat-tricks as Racing 92 rout Perpignan

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Perpignan suffered a 23rd loss in 25 Top 14 games as Louis Dupichot and Simon Zebo scored hat-tricks in Racing 92's 52-14 victory.     Racing 92 boosted their hopes of qualifying for the...

French International David Mele signs for Austin Elite Rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Austin Elite Rugby has announced the signing of Perpignan standout, David Mélé. The 33-year-old is officially set to join Austin Elite Rugby for the...

Paddy Jackson signs for London Irish

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish flyhalf Paddy Jackson will be joining London Irish ahead of the 2019/20 season, the club has confirmed.     “Players of the calibre of Paddy Jackson do not become available...

Agen on brink of safety after win at Grenoble, Toulouse pummel Pau

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Grenoble look to be heading for a relegation play-off after losing at home to their nearest rivals Agen.       Agen all but secured their Top 14 status with a 29-11 win at second-bottom...

Former Springbok lock announces his retirement

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok second-rower Flip van der Merwe has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the season and intends to stay in Clermont.     Van der Merwe enjoyed a long and successful...

Toulouse guarantee top-two finish as Lyon lose

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse took advantage of defeats for a number of sides further down the Top 14 table as they sealed a top-two spot.   A 21-20 victory away at fourth-placed Castres took Toulouse out of reach of...

Staying focused for the Semi Final losers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster, Sale, Harlequins and Toulouse all bowed out of their European competitions this weekend but all 4 sides need to put that aside as they return to domestic action this weekend.   Munster...

Castres beat Bordeaux-Begles to boost play-off bid, La Rochelle batter Pau

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle put Pau to the sword and Castres also enhanced their chances of reaching the play-offs with a win in Bordeaux.       Castres boosted their Top 14 play-off hopes with a...