Champions Cup

2016 - 2017

Wednesday Evening Round Up

29 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Welsh Rugby Union has announced that Aaron Shingler and Phil Dollman have been called up to the national squad for next month's tour. Full story     French club Oyonnox has confirmed...

Northampton Saints reach Champions Cup play-off final with 21-15 win over Connacht

3 days ago by Talking Rugby Union

Northampton Saints have managed to keep their hopes alive of a possible European Champions Cup berth next year after they defeated Connacht 21-15 in the qualification play-off at Franklin's Gardens on...

Saints hold on for Connacht win

3 days ago by Sky Sports Rugby

Northampton kept alive their hopes of playing in the European Champions Cup next season with a hard-fought 21-15 victory over Connacht in the second play-off at Franklin's Gardens.

Exeter Chiefs v Saracens: Matchday live

4 days ago by Exeter Express & Echo

Exeter Chiefs will battle it out with Saracens today at Sandy Park for a place in the Aviva Premiership final. Exe, who lost last year's final to Sarries 28-20, are unbeaten in the league since the end...

Seven-try Stade Francais ends Cardiff Blues' Champions Cup hopes

4 days ago by Talking Rugby Union

Stade Francais came up with a dominant second half performance where they amassed six tries as they completed a 46-21 victory at Stade Jean Bouin on Friday to keep their chances of qualifying to European...

European Champions Cup play-offs: Northampton Saints v Connacht

4 days ago by BBC Rugby News

Team news as Northampton host Connacht in Saturday's European Champions Cup qualifier at Franklin's Gardens (16:00 BST).

Parisse intercept & chip sets up amazing try

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a truely entertaining game tonight between Stade Francais & Cardiff Blues in a Champions Cup Play-off, Italian legend Sergio Parisse showed his brilliance to set up this try.   Check out...

Stade Francais end Blues' Champions Cup hopes

4 days ago by BBC Rugby News

Stade Francais end Cardiff Blues' hopes of playing in the 2017-18 European Champions Cup with a comfortable win in Paris.

Thursday Evening Round Up

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster has decided not to sign injury-plagued Bulls loose forward Arno Botha.   The Irish province announced in January that Botha would be joining them after Super Rugby on a two-year deal but...

All out attack: Some tactics to bring back offensive rugby

6 days ago by

Where has first phase attacking rugby gone? Unless you’re an avid watcher of Super Rugby it seems to have gone in its entirety from the northern hemisphere. Yes, more tries are being scored and northern...