Challenge Cup

2015 - 2016

Challenge Cup - Friday Round Up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two away wins in the Challenge Cup on Friday as Castres and Bordeaux grab away wins and Edinburgh saw off Wasps at home      Castres second in Pool 1 after gritty success:     Castres...

Challenge Cup Round 3 Preview

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The European Challenge Cup heads into Round 3 this weekend, and we still got three unbeaten sides in the competition, two hails from the Premiership and one from the Top 14.     Let's...

Disciplinary Update: Sale Sharks flanker cops three-week ban

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks flanker Jean-Luc Du Preez has been banned for three matches after receiving a red card in Sale Sharks’ 20-13 defeat to Worcester Warriors.   Du Preez was shown a red...

London Irish prop given one-week ban for 'cheap shot' on Chris Vui

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish prop Ollie Hoskins has been given a one-week ban after accepting a charge of dangerous play in their Premiership draw with Bristol.   The 26-year-old was sent off in the match on 1...

Schonert commits future to Warriors

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester Warriors have confirmed that Nick Schonert has become the latest player to sign a contract extension with the club.   👀 🧐 🤔 — Worcester...

Pierre Schoeman signs new deal with Edinburgh

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh have been handed a huge boost ahead of this Friday’s Challenge Cup match against Wasps at BT Murrayfield with the re-signing of loosehead prop, Pierre Schoeman.   💬 "We want...

Conor O'Shea joins the RFU as Director of Performance Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have confirmed that former Italy head coach Conor O’Shea will join the Rugby Football Union (RFU) as Director of Performance Rugby next year.  O’Shea will be responsible for the...

Andrew Kitchener commits his future to Warriors

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warriors have secured another of their talented home-grown youngsters, lock Andrew Kitchener, on a two-year contract extension.       Kitchener, 23, joined the Three Pears Warriors...

Jordan Williams ruled out with knee injury

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Full back Jordan Williams is set for an enforced spell on the sidelines after suffering a serious knee injury in the Challenge Cup victory over Enisei-STM.     Williams – who has made...

Jacob Umaga signs new Wasps deal

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have announced that Academy graduate Jacob Umaga has signed a new first-team deal.     Umaga was one of eight Senior Academy players to graduate into the first-team set-up last...