Challenge Cup

2020 - 2021

European competitions to resume in December

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

As professional rugby in Europe begins to emerge from a hugely challenging period for clubs and fans alike, EPCR is currently finalising details of a new shareholder agreement including new and improved...

England centre to join Toulon

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon are set to confirm 10 new signings for next season according to Midi Olympique.   The new signings are set to be revealed this week with Bath and England centre Jonathan Joseph among the...

One more season for Guilhem Guirado

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former France captain and Montpellier hooker Guilhem Guirado plans to retire at the end of next season.   The 74 test cap front-rower retired from international rugby after the Rugby World...

Why Nico Janse van Rensburg is one of the best selection calls from the Springboks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienebar and Rassie Erasmus sprang a few surprises when naming the first Springbok since the Rugby World Cup in Japan.   The Springbok management team picked the entire Rugby World Cup-winning...

Bizarre: International referee linked to Montpellier coaching gig

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

In one of the most bizarre transfer rumours this year, Top 14 and International referee Alexandre Ruiz will hang up his whistle to join the coaching staff of Montpellier.   A report by Midi...

Leicester Tigers vs Montpellier (17-18) | French Edge Feisty Clash | Challenge Cup Final Highlights

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Excellent tries by Vincent Rattez and Johan Goosen prove crucial as Montpellier win the Challenge Cup for a second time in their history.  

Leicester Tigers vs Montpellier Top Performers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a truely nail-biting final but Montpellier held on beat Leicester Tigers by just one point. Here are the top performers from the match:     Johan Goosen - Montpellier: Man of the...