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Challenge Cup Semi-Final Preview: Bristol vs Bordeaux

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first of this weekend’s Challenge Cup semi-finals kicks off with Bristol Bears hosting Bordeaux at Ashton Gate.   Bears have proved to be a force to be reckoned with over the course of...

Top 14 Ins and Outs

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having recently confirmed their 2020/21 calendar, the Top 14 will kickstart with Stade Francais hosting table leaders Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Jean-Bouin on September 4th.     #CalendrierTOP14...

Ireland International set to return home next season - report

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland and Leinster standoff Ian Madigan could be returning to Ireland from the Bristol Bears next season, with Ulster keen to snap up the former Leinster out-half this summer.   According...

French Top 14- Week 16 Round Up

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Not allowing the Six Nations to put a dampener on the competition, the French clubs put on a fine show of skill and excitement in a hard-fought Round 16.       Pau’s Lucas Rey...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Bordeaux-Begles v Wasps

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux and Wasps put on a special clash in their opening Challenge Cup encounter. A high scoring affair, Wasps will be bitterly disappointed to not come away with a losing bonus point....

Top 14 Highlights: Brive v Bordeaux-Bègles

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brive earn a vital win against 2nd place Bordeaux. The win moves Brive into the top half of the table and they can get a grip on their season now. Bordeaux were always going to struggle after they went...

Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool D

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

We are in the final countdown to the Rugby World Cup in Japan!     Ultimate Rugby has picked out five Tier Two players from each pool at the Rugby World Cup.   Pool A   Pool...

Top 14 Highlights: Castres v Union Bordeaux Begles

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A tight affair and Bordeaux keep up their unbeaten season with a great win away from home at a tough Castres side. The game was settled with a Bordeaux Penalty Try moments from the end of the game after...

Five Tier Two Players To Watch At The Rugby World Cup

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching with most nations having already confirmed their 31 man squads for the showpiece in Japan.       As we continue to build to what many fans, coaches...