Challenge Cup

2017 - 2018

Challenge Cup Final Highlights: Cardiff Blues v Gloucester Rugby

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff committed a massive smash-and-grab robbery tonight to come away with another Challenge Cup title. A last minute, Gareth Anscombe penalty was enough to get the victory, after...

Weekend Round Up

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an entertaining weekend of Rugby, we take a look at the best moments from the opening round of Major League Rugby to the Jaguares claiming their first win in Canberra to Leinster and Racing reaching...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Gloucester Rugby v Newcastle Falcons (SF)

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester ran out convincing 33-12 victors over Newcastle Falcons in tonight's Challenge Cup semi-final clash at Kingsholm. Newcastle got off to a flying start as Scott Lawson crashed over the whitewash...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Cardiff Blues v Pau (SF)

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues put in a gritty defensive performance to defeat Pau in this semi-final of the European Challenge Cup. Gareth Anscombe opened the scoring for Cardiff inside 5 minutes but the Welsh full-back...

Friday Challenge Cup - Top Performers

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pau vs Stade Francais:   Pau won this Challenge Cup Quarter Final but by no means had things their own way. Stade Francais fronted up well but eventually were undone by the fine performances by...

Connacht duo sign new deals

4 years ago by Connacht Rugby

Connacht Rugby has confirmed that James Connolly and Rory Scholes have extended their contracts with the province into the 2018/19 season. Since graduating from the Connacht Academy, Connolly has played...

Robinson signs new Newcastle Falcons deal

4 years ago by Newcastle Falcons

Newcastle lock Sean Robinson has signed a new contract extension with the club ahead of Friday’s European Challenge Cup quarter-final at home to Brive.   The 27-year-old has made 59 competitive...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Brive v Worcester Warriors

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brive come away with a BP win to enter the knockout stages of the competition. They managed to score 5 tries to the Warriors 1. Their try scorers on the day were Koyamaibole (2), Masilevu, Waqaniburotu...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Toulouse v Sale Sharks

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse snatch the game in the dying minutes to win by 28 points to 21. A closely contested game saw both teams itching for the win as Toulouse managed to see it off in the end. That win sees Toulouse...