Challenge Cup

2015 - 2016

Monday Morning Round Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jordan Petaia named in Wallabies squad for November Tests     Rookie sensation Jordan Petaia has been called into Michael Cheika’s train-on squad for the 2018 November interationals after...

Jono Lance set for an extended spell on the sidelines

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warriors fly-half Jono Lance saw a specialist this week about the back injury which forced him to withdraw from last week’s European Challenge Cup match against Ospreys.       A...

Chris Ashton bags hat-trick on his Sale Sharks debut

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks clinched their second win in their pool match against Connacht. Things seemed to be level at halftime with both teams at 13 all. The second half belonged to Sale as Chris Ashton ran...

Ashley Beck ruled out for 6 months with injury

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester Warriors have confirmed that centre Ashley Beck has undergone surgery on the broken leg which he sustained in the opening minutes of last week’s European Challenge Cup victory over Stade...

Lawes pens new Saints deal

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints have announced that England lock Courtney Lawes has extended his contract with the Club.     The 29-year-old home-grown lock has put pen to paper on a deal that...

Ashley Beck fractures his leg in win over Stade Francais

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh & Warriors midfielder Ashley Beck will miss a substantial part of the season after fracturing his leg just 3 minutes into the game in the 27-38 win over Stade Francais in the Challenge Cup this...

McGuigan's hattrick sinks Perpignan

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks claimed a bonus-point victory to start their Challenge Cup campaign defeating Perpignan 41-24.   A hattrick from Byron McGuigan and further tries from Rob Webber, Rohan Janse van...

Players To Watch: Challenge Cup Round One

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The European Rugby Challenge Cup kicks off on Friday, with some enticing matchups throughout the opening weekend.   Here are five players to keep an eye on in round one.   Faf de Klerk...

Falcons prop Scott Wilson forced to retire through injury

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have confirmed that prop Scott Wilson has been forced to retire from professional rugby due to injury. The 24-year-old has made 80 appearances for the Falcons’ first team since...

Challenge Cup fixtures announced

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR have confirmed the 2018/19 Challenge Cup fixtures, with Dragons kicking off this season’s campaign in Romania against Timisoara Saracens at the Dan Paltinisanu Stadium on...