Challenge Cup

EPCR Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter finals postponed

The Board of European Professional Club Rugby has decided that this season’s Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-final matches will not now be...

Sam Lousi banned for five weeks following Munster punch

Scarlets' Sam Lousi will be side-lined for five weeks after a red card was shown by Mike Adamson for a punch against Munster in...

EPCR ready to complete Champions and Challenge Cup quarter finals amid Coronavirus fears

EPCR - the governing body of European rugby - have today announced their plans to continue with the Champions and Challenge Cup quarter finals...

Callum Sheedy leading Bristol Bears play-off charge

Bristol's derby day win over Bath sent the Bears third in the Premiership table, a far cry from their years stuck in the Championship. Among...
Brexit

Brexit providing huge challenges for European rugby

With Brexit due on January 31 for the UK there are far more permutations than just domestic ones. Rugby will suffer as a consequence...

Challenge Cup power rankings

With the Challenge Cup pool stages over it's time for the final round of power rankings. Robert Rees ranks each team as the top...

Welcome unpredictability for the Champions Cup Quarter Finals

Round six of European action is nearly upon us, and it is set to be a thrilling weekend of action. Some matters have been clarified...

Jack Willis: England’s forgotten man

On May 19 2018, young Wasps flanker Jack Willis was preparing to play in his first Premiership semi-final. However, late in the first half...

Challenge Cup power rankings

Only two rounds remain in this season's Challenge Cup pool stages and it's tight on the knockout stage qualification front. Robert Rees ranks each...

Brutal Bristol Bears earn bonus point win over Stade Francais

Resilient Bristol Bears secured a late 30-11 bonus point win over Stade Français to retain their 100% record in the Challenge Cup pool stages.  Late tries from...