Challenge Cup

2019 - 2020

Champions and Challenge Cup Semi and Finals Postponed

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Board have announced that the semi-final and finals matches of the Champions and Challenge Cup have been postponed.    The organising body of the competition released the following...

Scarlets lock slapped with a heavier ban than French prop for punching

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets lock Sam Lousi been slapped with a five-week suspension for his punch on Fineen Wycherley in the Scarlets' loss to Munster on February 29, 2020.   His suspension cames a day after...

Worcester added to their flyhalf stocks for next season

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Worcester Warriors have confirmed the signing of Wasps' fly-half Billy Searle on a two-year contract from the start of the 2020/21 season.   Searle, 23, is the first new recruit to be announced...

Reader's Right Wing of the Year

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the year draws to a close we take a look back at the year that was and have nominated four players from each position for your team of the year.   We have included players based on their club...

Nick Williams is reduced to tears as the Cardiff Blues gift him a special Christmas surprise

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues back-rower Nick Williams was reduced to tears by a touching Christmas present from his club.   The Cardiff Blues surprised the No.8 by flying mother Aolele from New Zealand...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Bordeaux-Begles v Wasps

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux and Wasps put on a special clash in their opening Challenge Cup encounter. A high scoring affair, Wasps will be bitterly disappointed to not come away with a losing bonus point....

Challenge Cup Highlights: Bristol Bears v Zebre

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

HT score Bristol bears 38- & Zebre. A great performance in the first half by Bears as they managed to run in 5 tries. Capon,  Lloyd, Flicker, O Connor and Thomas all crossed the white line. ...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Dragons v Castres

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Great start to the campaign for Dragons with a win at home against a Castres side that could not get out the blocks and struggled through the game. They had a small window in the secnd half to claw back...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Scarlets v London Irish

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A close match from the start. Both teams were on 13 points at the end of the first half. London Irish scored a penalty while the Scarlets scored a try. The home side took the win in a well fought match...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Leicester Tigers v Pau

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eight tries in total scored in this match, 3 by Pau and 5 by the Tigers, four of the Tigers 5 tries were scored by Jonah Holmes. The Tigers were the dominant team from the start, it did seem on occasion...