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

3 days 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

5 days 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 week 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...

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: Bordeaux Bègles v Toulon

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A solid victory for Bordeaux as they go 2/2 to start the season. Flyhalf Matthieu Jalibert was in fine form scoring 19 points, 14 from the tee and scored a try while also assisting another. Remi Lamerat...

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...

Top 14 Highlights: Bordeaux Bègles v Toulouse

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's a rather large upset as the current cup holders take a loss in their first game of the season against Union Bordeaux Begles. Union Bordeaux Begles took hold of the game from rather early but...

Reds centurion signs for Bordeaux

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reds and Wallabies veteran Scott Higginbotham has penned a two-year deal with Top 14 side Union Bordeaux Begles.   Higginbotham is the latest recruit for Bordeaux who be managed by former Castres...

Toulon face a momentous task to claim a Champions Cup place

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon currently sit 10th overall in the Top 14 standings and have a monumental task on their hands if they hope to make the Top 14 playoffs and secure a place in the Champions Cup next season.   The...

Should Super Rugby's ace place kicker leave Japan?

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Highlanders flyhalf Hayden Parker has been making the headlines for his incredible goal kicking record that has seen him convert his last 32 attempts at goal for the Sunwolves.   Heading...