Challenge Cup

2014 - 2015

5 possible England captains

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Eddie Jones officially starting his role as England boss today, we take a look at 5 possible candidates for the captaincy.Chris RobshawThe current England captain has been a model pro in his time...

Warburton out for 6 weeks

4 years ago

Wales captain and Cardiff Blues flanker Sam Warburton has been ruled out for up to six weeks with an ankle injury.Warburton suffered the injury in a tackle by Justin Tipuric, his rival for the flanker's...

Northampton vs Gloucester Preview

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton vs Glousceter Gloucester travel to Franklins Gardens today to take on Northampton in what is already a must win game for both sides at this early stage in the season. Both Northampton and...

Matthew Rees facing lengthy ban after red card for vicious stamp on Nick Easter's face

4 years ago by Rugby Dump

Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees will face a disciplinary hearing in London tomorrow (Wednesday 25 November) following the straight red card he received for stamping on the face of Harlequins number...

Friday Round-Up

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

"No malice in stamp" - Danny WilsonCardiff Blues coach Danny Wilson says there was "no malice" in the apparent stamp that saw hooker Matthew Rees sent off in the loss to Harlequins.Ex-Wales captain Rees...

Fans fury at Matthew Rees stamp on Nick Easter

4 years ago by The Times

Nick Easter escaped serious injury after being stamped in the face in last night’s European Challenge Cup tie away to...

Gloucester begin European Challenge Cup defence with win on dominant day for English clubs

4 years ago by The Times

Gloucester began the defence of their European Challenge Cup crown in winning fashion, beating Zebre 23-10 in their pool 4...

Games in France postponed

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Due to the terrible attacks in France, all the Champions and Challenge Cup games in France for the opening round have been postponed. Our thoughts go out to all those affected by these terrible incidents

Cornell du Preez at double for powerful Edinburgh

4 years ago by The Times

French sides showed no great enthusiasm for the European Challenge Cup last season — none managed to get past the...

Captains from the Premiership and PRO12 launch the Champions Cup

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the World Cup finished, Round 1 of the Champions & Challenge Cup could not come at a better time. In just over 1 week Europe's premier club competition will get underway with some cracking match...