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"Rugby is half as dangerous today as it was 10 years ago” - Bernard Laporte

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

French rugby has recently mourned the death of four young rugby players in eight months but the president of the French rugby federation (FFR), Bernard Laporte, says the sport “is half...

Clermont's Cancoriet out for at least four months

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Judicael Cancoriet is set to have surgery on a torn pectoral tendon but could still return for the Top 14 playoffs.       Top 14 leaders Clermont Auvergne will be without flanker Judicael...

Dragons confirm Ceri Jones as head coach

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons have revealed Ceri Jones will remain their Head Coach until the end of the current 2018/19 season.   Former Wales prop Jones picked up the reins as Dragons faced ASM Clermont Auvergne in...

Three Juicy Round Six Champions Cup Clashes To Note

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh v Montpellier, Friday 18th 7:45pm Richard Cockerill's side top Pool 5 through five rounds of action, they lead the French giants Montpellier by three points in a winner takes all clash at Murrayfield...

Champions Cup Players To Watch: Sunday

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling weekend of Champions Cup action comes to an end today with Exeter Chiefs facing Castres, Lyon hosting Saracens and Glasgow and Cardiff going head to head.   These are our picks of the...

Leinster, Ulster and Edinburgh beat Top 14 heavyweights

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster halted Toulouse's 12-match unbeaten run to replace them at the top of European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 1, while Ulster and Edinburgh also claimed big Top 14 scalps on Saturday. Toulouse had...

La Rochelle quarter-final bound after second-half rout stuns Zebre

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Zebre led at half-time of their European Challenge Cup match at La Rochelle, but the hosts fought back in stunning fashion on Friday.     La Rochelle stunned Zebre with an exceptional second-half...

Willemse makes French Six Nations squad

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier's Paul Willemse was called up to France's Six Nations squad as one of 5 uncapped players. Much controversy has been made about the call up, as Willemse, born in South Africa, qualifies for...

Rumour Mill

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new year is here and with 2019 being a Rugby World Cup Year we can expect a number of players to leave their current club after their current club after the showpiece in Japan and seek a more...

Who's hot and who's not heading into round 5?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending champions Leinster Rugby and Munster Rugby rounded off their Heineken Champions Cup Round 5 preparations with contrasting Guinness PRO14 victories at the weekend.    Leinster...