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European-Rugby-Champions-Cu

Champions Cup

2016 - 2017

Nigel Owens reaches unprecedented milestone

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Spirited Welsh referee Nigel Owens will reach his 100th test milestone when he takes charge of the France vs Italy test scheduled for November.   The 49 year old Owens is the most experienced member...

New lockdown measures could leave Saracens in limbo for next season

8 months ago by The Guardian

Start of new Championship season placed in doubtClub could be bounced back into PremiershipSaracens, who are preparing for a European Champions Cup semi-final against Racing 92 in Paris on Saturday, do...

Saracens hail 'special victory' over Leinster to show they are still fighting

8 months ago by The Guardian

‘What we built is true and special,’ says Richard WigglesworthRelegated Sarries inflicted Leinster’s first loss since 2019 finalSaracens may be down but they are far from out. The champions of England...

Alex Goode shines as Saracens resist Leinster to pull off major upset

8 months ago by The Guardian

Quarter-final: Leinster 17-25 SaracensEuropean Champions Cup holders through after thrillerSaracens are not so much raging against the dying of the light as doing everything in their power to keep it aglow....

Rob Baxter accuses Northampton of 'mind games' over prop crisis

8 months ago by The Guardian

Baxter says Saints did not need to influence EPCR decisionNorthampton since allowed to sign Alex Seville as coverRob Baxter backed the decision to allow Northampton to draft in Gloucester’s Alex Seville...

Saints sign front row cover for Champions Cup quarter-final after EPCR permit player's registration

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Board has today unanimously agreed to a change in the Tournament Rules which permits the registration of front row players after the September 1 deadline.   “We are pleased that EPCR...

The Breakdown | Benches could prove difference in Leinster v Saracens showdown

8 months ago by The Guardian

In recent years replacements have been given different names to give their role a more positive, inclusive flavourIf Saracens win the European Champions Cup next month, they will not stand accused of breaching...

European Champions Cup live stream: How to watch from anywhere

9 months ago by Rugby World

All the details you need to watch Europe’s best battle it out wherever you are in the worldThe prize: The European Champions Cup trophy (Getty Images)All the details you need to watch Europe’s best...

Saracens planning for quarter-final against Leinster without Owen Farrell

9 months ago by The Guardian

Fly-half facing a six-week ban for red card against WaspsAlex Goode or Manu Vunipola lined up to replace him at No 10Saracens are resigned to losing Owen Farrell for their European Champions Cup quarter-final...

The Breakdown | Cross-border rugby hazards provoke questions over nations' futures

9 months ago by The Guardian

The wider issue for South Africa and Argentina is where their future lies in the professional gameThe format for next season’s European Champions Cup seems so complicated in its design that it could...