Champions Cup

2019 - 2020

Maro Itoje reveals that he wants year away from Saracens

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Saracens lock Maro Itoje has revealed that he intends to spend at least a year of his career abroad.   The 25-year-old has spent his career at Saracens but revealed ahead of...

Form Guide: Champions Cup Quarter-Finals

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup is back and just eight teams remain as the top clubs in Europe battle it out this weekend for a place in the semi-finals.   Five winners, with 13 Champions Cup titles, remain...

Champions and Challenge Cup quarter-finals kick-off times altered

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR has announced that two kick-off times for the Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-finals have been slightly altered.    🚨#HeinekenChampionsCup quarter-finals...

French Clubs Begin Legal Proceedings Against World Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR), the governing body of the TOP14 and PROD2 has commenced legal proceedings against World Rugby according to a report by Owen Slot at The Times.   The...

What If The Springboks Needed To Select Players From Europe and Australasia For The Rugby Championship?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienaber is set to kick off his tenure as the new Springbok coach during the Rugby Championship which is set to be held exclusively in New Zealand. However, Nienaber has...

Sean Maitland the latest to stay on with Championship-bound Saracens

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed that Scotland winger Sean Maitland has committed his future to the club penning a two-year contract and will remain in north London until at least 2022.   The veteran...

Ultimate Rugby's All Time European Imported XV

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Since rugby went professional in 1995, European clubs have searched the market to sign top players to help propel them to glory both domestically and in Europe.   We have picked a XV of...

EPCR looking at expanding Champions Cup to 24 teams next season

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) have released a statement confirming its plans to stage this season’s Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals in October.     The Champions...

European Chiefs Slam World Rugby For Leaving Them Out Of Key Talks And Want To Stage Champions Cup Final In October

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby's plans to play any postponed July Internationals in October is under threat from European clubs who guarding their competitions.   European rugby’s governing body has told World...

French Rugby President Proposes Plan To Scrap Champions Cup For Club World Cup

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bernard Laporte, the president of the French Rugby Federation, revealed in an interview with Midi Olympique that he has plans for a six-week club competition to be held every year, featuring...