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Challenge Cup

2016 - 2017

Will Genia set for Super Rugby return

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies scrumhalf Will Genia will return to Super Rugby in Australia next year after signing a release from the third year of his contract with French Top 14 club Stade Francais.   The 29-year-old...

Dragons appoint Bernard Jackman as their new coach

2 weeks ago by Newport Gwent Dragons

  Bernard Jackman has been appointed as the new coach of the Dragons starting next Monday. Jackman will take over from incumbent Kingsley Jones, with Jones in turn appointed to head up...

European Challenge Cup: Edinburgh and London Irish face Stade Francais

2 weeks ago by BBC Rugby News

Edinburgh and London Irish are to meet holders Stade Francais in the Pool stage of next season's European Challenge Cup.

Tom Wood banned for six weeks

4 weeks ago by Northampton Saints

Northampton Saints flanker Tom Wood has received a 6-week ban for stamping against Stade Français' Djibril Camara last Friday.   Wood was shown a red card for the incident...

Warriors sign David Denton

4 weeks ago by Warriors Rugby

Warriors have completed the signing of Scotland international David Denton ahead of the 2017/18 season.  Zimbabwean-born Denton will make the switch to Sixways in the summer from Bath Rugby, where...

Lack of possession costed Gloucester - David Humphreys

1 month ago by Talking Rugby Union

Gloucester rugby director David Humphreys rued lack of possession from his team as they succumbed to a 17-25 defeat to Stade Francais in the final of the European Challenge Cup at Murrayfield Stadium on...

Gloucester v Stade Francais - Match Facts

1 month ago by Talking Rugby Union

Stade Francais managed to overcome Gloucester to win the European Challenge Cup for the first time with a 17-25 margin in the final at Murrayfield Stadium on Friday.

Stade Français power past Gloucester in European Challenge Cup final

1 month ago by The Guardian

Gloucester 17-25 Stade FrançaisTwo unpredictable sides, jangling big-match nerves and tricky conditions were always likely to ensure a helter-skelter finale to this year’s European Challenge Cup. Trying...

LIVE NOW: Gloucester v Stade Francais

1 month ago by Rugby 365

READERS' FORUM: Here you can - before, during and after, discus the European Challenge Cup Final between Gloucester and Stade Francais.

State Francais break Euro duck

1 month ago by Rugby 365

EUROPEAN CHALLENGE CUP FINAL REPORT: Stade Francais won silverware outside their country at last, when they edged Gloucester 25-17 in Edinburgh on Friday.