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Watch: Loann Goujon's stamp on Richie Gray

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon flanker Loann Goujon could face a lengthy ban after he was red-carded in Lyon's win over Toulouse on the weekend.     The French international was given his marching orders on the hour...

Tonga name Rugby World Cup squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga Head Coach Toutai Kefu has confirmed his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.     Players from clubs in England, France, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, USA and Tongan based...

Racing off the mark in Top 14 as champions Toulouse remain winless

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse won the Top 14 last season but they have been beaten in each of their first two matches at the start of the 2019-20 campaign.         Racing 92 bounced back on Sunday...

Weekend Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sekope Kepu to retire from International Rugby at the end of 2019     Wallabies veteran Sekope Kepu has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following...

Jalibert makes a late claim for a test recall

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Young France fly-half Matthieu Jalibert scored 19 points as Union Bordeaux-Begles beat Toulon 34-12 in the French Top 14 on Saturday as England centre Ben Te'o made his debut for the visitors.     Jalibert...

Bayonne brought back down to earth by Clermont

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bayonne could not follow up their opening-day win over Racing 92 with another Top 14 victory despite an outstanding first half at home to Clermont Auvergne on Saturday.   The newly promoted side...

Richie Gray opted out of World Cup squad contention

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and Toulouse lock Richie Gray has made the decision to opt-out of Rugby World Cup selection, according to Scotland assistant coach Danny Wilson.     The 29-year-old lock was a surprise...

Joaquín Díaz Bonilla Joins Racing 92

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joaquín Díaz Bonilla has joined Racing 92. The fly half has departed Argentina to play for the Parisians in the Top 14. His arrival is not permanent, though, with him instead being contracted...

Tuesday Round Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ryan Crotty to make his return:   Crotty will make his long awaited injury return for Canterbury in the Mitre 10 Cup this weekend following thumb surgery. Not only are the All Blacks in need of...

Round 1 of the Top 14 by the numbers

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of the Top 14 saw Lyon score the most tries with 7 and Antoine Hastoy of Pau top the points log with a haul of 18.     A number of players bagged a brace this weekend with...