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Challenge Cup

2020 - 2021

Leicester Tigers vs Montpellier Top Performers

5 months 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...

Montpellier edge out Leicester Tigers to claim second Challenge Cup title

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The sides traded four tries, but it was the stunning match-winner from Montpellier centre Johan Goosen that secured a second Challenge Cup title for the French outfit. Wing Vincent Rattez had scored the...

Jan Serfontein Class Sinks Leicester Tigers

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier were crowned European Rugby Challenge Cup champions after edging the Leicester Tigers 18-17 in the final.   Leicester opened the scoring with a penalty eight minutes in, but Montpellier...

Challenge Cup Final: Teams and Preview

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers and Montpellier clash in the Challenge Cup Final on Friday at Twickenham.    Leicester saw off Connacht Rugby, Newcastle Falcons and Ulster Rugby en route to a first final...

Top 14 Round Up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 24 wraps up with Toulouse and La Rochelle casting an eye on next weeks Champions Cup Final and Montpellier focussing ahead to the Challenge Cup Final.    Pau v Racing 92   Elton...

Wallaby Phipps extends London Irish stay

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nick Phipps has put pen to paper on a contract extension with London Irish.   The Australian scrum-half - who joined the Club ahead of the 2019/20 season - has agreed a new deal to extend his stay...

Mike Brown foul play may herald end of Quins career

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England fullback Mike Brown has surprised many in the rugby fraternity after his action over the weekend could put a premature end to his Harlequins career.    Brown was issued a red...

Quinn Roux to depart Connacht Rugby at end of the season

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby have announced that Quinn Roux will leave the club when his contract expires at the end of this season.     The second row joined Connacht from Leinster in the summer of 2014...

Bryan Habana and the European Player of the Year - Good Bad Rugby Podcast #40

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a special bonus edition, Alex Payne and Ben Kayser are joined by the Springbok legend Bryan Habana to reveal the nominees for European Player of the Year. Together they drill down into the shortlist,...

Challenge Cup: Leicester Tigers v Ulster Rugby line ups, news and stats

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers and Ulster Rugby are both bidding to emulate the four clubs to date – Bath Rugby, Leinster Rugby, Northampton Saints and Wasps - who have won the coveted double of the Challenge...