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Lyon & Bordeaux win in routs as Toulouse suffer another defeat

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The top two in the Top 14 claimed huge victories to stay unbeaten as both the defending champions and last year's runners-up were beaten.       Lyon and Bordeaux Begles continued...

Brive stun Top 14 runners-up Clermont in milestone derby as Toulouse get off the mark

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brive claimed their first victory of the Top 14 campaign as they shocked last season's runners-up and local rivals Clermont Auvergne 28-21 on Sunday.     Promoted Brive hit the front early...

France Name Rugby World Cup Squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Brunel has confirmed France's 31-man Rugby World Cup squad.   Back rower Louis Picamoles will participate in his third World Cup having featured in 2011, 2015 and will retire from...

Top 14 Highlights: Bayonne v Clermont

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Great game at Jean Dague. The ebbs and flow of this game defined the battle. In the opening 15 minutes, the home side took good control of the game. However the next 25 minutes were Clermont, they...

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...

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...

Sam Johnson returns as one of ten changes to Scotland's team

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Centre Sam Johnson will make his first Scotland appearance since making his test debut during the 2019 Six Nations in this Saturday’s Summer Test match against Georgia at the Dinamo Arena, Tbilisi.     The...

Top 14 Highlights: Clermont v La Rochelle

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont start their Top 14 campaign with an impressive win over La Rochelle. Clermont were brilliant defensively and massive at the breakdowns.  La Rochelle gave away too many penalties and were always on the back foot.  Clermont will be hoping to go one step further this season and this is the perfect start

Watch: Peter Betham helps Clermont sink La Rochelle in O'Gara first game in charge

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Leicester Tiger and Wallaby winger Peter Betham was in fine form for Clermont in their opening TOP 14 match of the season as he had a hand in all three of Clermont's tries helping last season's...

Betham at the double as Clermont get up and running in Top 14

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont Auvergne are up and running in the Top 14 as Peter Betham inspired a 28-10 win over La Rochelle on Sunday.     Peter Betham scored twice as last season's Top 14 runners-up Clermont...