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Challenge Cup

2015 - 2016

Sam Simmonds named European Player of the Year

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Simmonds has capped an extraordinary Heineken Champions Cup campaign by being named EPCR European Player of the Year.   The number eight propelled Exeter Chiefs to a maiden European title at...

“I’m extremely proud that we were true to ourselves" - Pat Lam

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pat Lam declared himself “extremely proud” of his side for coming back from 16-10 down to run out 32-19 winners over RC Toulon in their first European Rugby Challenge Cup final on Friday night.   Bristol...

Semi Radradra and Harry Randall get Bristol off to a record breaking start in the Challenge Cup Final

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bristol Bears put in a blistering second-half display to secure a 32-19 victory over RC Toulon and clinch a first European Rugby Challenge Cup title on Friday night.   The Bears finished strongly...

Pat Lam confirms Bristol Bears are on standby for Premiership final

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bristol Bears could be in line for a double after Premiership Rugby told the club that they could potentially take Wasps' spot in the Premiership final.   Speaking after their Challenge Cup...

Blistering Bristol Bears dominate second half to clinch maiden Challenge Cup crown

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bristol Bears put in a blistering second half display to secure a 32-19 victory over RC Toulon and clinch a first European Rugby Challenge Cup title on Friday night.   22 points from the boot...

Clermont v Stade Francais headlines an exciting weekend of action in France

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

While all eyes will be on the Champions and Challenge Cup Finals this weekend, there is still plenty of action in France with six fixtures taking place in round five of the competition.   Toulouse...

New winners to be crowned in Europe this weekend

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

There will be new ribbons on both the Heineken Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup trophies this weekend as the 2019/20 season comes to a thrilling finale some 337 days after it had started. First-time...

Challenge Cup Final: Teams and Preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Bristol Bears and RC Toulon reaching the final, a new name will go on the trophy following Friday evening’s decider in Aix-en-Provence. Bristol, in their first final, and Toulon in their third...

Takulua Hopes Final Will Be A Launchpad For Future Honours

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tongan and Toulon scrumhalf Tane Takulua hopes that Friday night’s European Rugby Challenge Cup final will be a launchpad for bigger honours next season.   Toulon have won the Champions Cup...

Stats and Facts: RC Toulon vs Bristol Bears

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

This season’s European Rugby Challenge Cup final on Friday night will feature two sides in Bristol Bears and RC Toulon who go in search of a first success in the competition.      Here...