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Powerful Clermont Second 40 Sees Ulster Come Away With Nothing

Clermont Ulster

Clermont Auvergne 29 – 13 Ulster  A powerful second-half performance from Clermont Auvergne saw the French side secure the win over Ulster in the top of the table Pool 3 clash. Ulster got off to a great start and showed their running intent from the off. A Stuart McCloskey linebreak and offload to Jacob Stockdale saw Ulster go deep into …

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Ulster & Clermont Name Teams For Friday Night Blockbuster Clash

Ulster Clermont Teams

Ulster and Clermont Auvergne have named their respective sides for Friday night’s Round 2 Heineken Champions Cup clash at the Kingspan Stadium (KO 7.45pm). Both sides are coming into this match off the back of opening-round wins. Ulster claimed at scalp at the Rec as they overcame Bath 17-16 while Clermont thrashed Harlequins at home on a final scoreline of …

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Sebastien Vahaamahina Receives Ban For Wainwright Elbow

France lock Sebastien Vahaamahina has received a ban as a result of the red card he picked up for elbowing Aaron Wainwright in the face.  Vahaamahina committed the offence during the second half of Wales’ narrow one-point win over France in the World Cup quarter-final at the weekend. The 28-year-old announced his retirement from international rugby the day after the …

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Watch: Aaron Cruden Shanks Cross-Field Kick To Gift Clermont A Try

Aaron Cruden Clermont Montpellier

Clermont Auvergne continued their excellent form this season thanks to a win away to Montpellier where they won out on a 23-28 scoreline.  Wesley Fofana, Damian Penaud and Isaia Toeava all touched down for tries. Morgan Parra kicked 10 points and Camille Lopez slotted a drop goal to secure a victory which sees Clermont go eight points clear at the …

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Watch: Simon Zebo Scores His First Try In The Top 14

Simon Zebo scored his first try in the Top 14 on Sunday but it was in vain as his Racing 92 side fell to a heavy defeat at home to Clermont Auvergne at the U-Arena.  The Parisians had no answer for a Clermont side, who already look to be one of the most dangerous sides in the competition this season, …

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Clermont Are Leading The Chase To Sign Paddy Jackson [Report]

There are further reports today that Clermont Auvergne are leading the chase to secure Paddy Jackson’s signature after his contract had been revoked by Ulster Rugby and the IRFU with immediate effect. Reports today suggest that Stuart Olding, who also had his contract revoked, is ‘on the brink’ of signing with Premiership rugby champions and current league leaders, the Exeter …

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Here Is Our Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend

The Champions Cup certainly didn’t fail to deliver this weekend as supporters were treated to a feast of high-quality knockout rugby. All four games were still in the balance come the final quarter and Leinster, Munster, Scarlets and Racing 92 can all look forward to the semi-finals in three weeks time to take one step closer to lifting the trophy …

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Power Ranking The Remaining Sides Aiming For Champions Cup Glory

After a frantic weekend of Champions Cup action which saw the calculators dusted off to predict who would be facing who in the Champions Cup quarter-finals, we finally have our eight teams who will be going toe-to-toe for a place in the semi-finals.  It’s been one of the most exciting editions of the tournament thus far in recent memory, with …

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Yet Another All Black Is Making The Move To The Northern Hemisphere

The lure of lucrative contracts in the northern hemisphere is showing no signs of abating with the news that yet another All Black is set to make the move north.  George Moala, capped four times by the All Blacks and currently plying his trade for the Auckland Blues, has signed a three-year contract with Top 14 heavyweights Clermont Auvergne. Moala’s last …

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Classy Clermont To Reimburse Their Supporters After Saracens Debacle

The latest round of the Champions Cup brought with it some incredible rugby as the top European sides battled it out to further their chances of making the knockout stages.  Unfortunately, there were some off-the-pitch issues which left a sour taste in the mouth when it came to the overall professionalism of the competition and its organisation. Sunday’s fixture between …

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