Challenge Cup

2021 - 2022


1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR Update – Round 2 postponed matches

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a series of meetings of the Board of EPCR, a decision has been reached to cancel the postponed fixtures in Round 2 of this season’s Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup.     In...

Dombrandt recommits to Quins

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins is thrilled to announce that England number eight and fan favourite Alex Dombrandt has signed a new long-term deal with the Club   First arriving at the Club from Cardiff Met University...

English teams set to boycott fixtures in France

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Strict French Covid-19 quarantine protocols have prompted English teams to threaten a boycott of upcoming Champions & Challenge Cup fixtures.     Current French restrictions require...

Ins, outs and the latest rugby rumours

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and recently confirmed.     Leone Nakarawa attracting interest in England Leone Nakawara has been linked with a move to the Premiership.    Midi...

Champions Cup Rounds three and four to go ahead as planned under French exemptions

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round two and three of the Challenge and Champions Cup is set to go ahead as planned with the competition organisers being informed that exemptions for what is termed the "pursuit of an economic...

Camille Lopez's new club confirmed as Clermont rebuild continues

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Camille Lopez will leave Clermont after eight years and over 150 appearances for the Top 14 club at the end of the season.   The experienced flyhalf, who has played 28 tests for France, joins...

Benetton lock in Ioane's signature

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Supersonic speed, explosive strength and a lot of quality in both phases of the game. Monty Ioane decides to remain tied to the green-and-white colors and renews his contract with Benetton...

Latest disciplinary news

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Here follows an account of the latest disciplinary news:   HEINEKEN CHAMPIONS CUPDan Fish suspended for three weeksThe Cardiff Rugby fly half, Dan Fish, has been suspended for three weeks following...

HIGHLIGHTS: Dragons v Lyon

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby