Challenge Cup

2016 - 2017

Dragons confirm Ceri Jones as head coach

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons have revealed Ceri Jones will remain their Head Coach until the end of the current 2018/19 season.   Former Wales prop Jones picked up the reins as Dragons faced ASM Clermont Auvergne in...

La Rochelle quarter-final bound after second-half rout stuns Zebre

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Zebre led at half-time of their European Challenge Cup match at La Rochelle, but the hosts fought back in stunning fashion on Friday.     La Rochelle stunned Zebre with an exceptional second-half...

London Irish young players sign new contracts

1 week ago by London Irish

Director of Rugby Declan Kidney confirmed that seven of London Irish’s brightest young talents had put pen to paper on new contracts to stay at the club.   Jacob Atkins, Rory Brand, Isaac...

Saints thrash Worcester to go sixth

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cobus Reinach and Luther Burrell scored intercept tries and Dan Biggar had a good outing at the tee in a comfortable win for Northampton.     Dan Biggar booted 20 points as Northampton Saints...

Northampton awarded bonus-point win for Timisoara Saracens cancellation

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Timisoara Saracens have been punished for not doing enough to try to get the game against Northampton Saints to go ahead last Saturday.             Northampton...

Stade beat Ospreys on emotional Chauvin tribute night

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stade Francais beat the Ospreys 12-3 on an emotional night in which they paid tribute to Nicolas Chauvin, while Connacht and Agen also claimed European Challenge Cup wins on Friday. Stade teenager Chauvin...

Matti Williams signs new deal at Worcester

1 month ago by Worcester Warriors

Matti Williams has committed his future to Warriors after putting pen to paper on a new contract at Sixways.           The versatile forward, who arrived at Sixways...

Challenge Cup Round 4 Preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The European Challenge Cup heads into Round 4 this weekend and while Worcester Warriors defeat to Pau was a shock to many, we still got three unbeaten sides in the in the competition, two hailing...

European Challenge Cup Weekend Preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The European Challenge Cup returns to action this weekend with Clermont Auvergne, Worcester Warriors, Sale Sharks and La Rochelle all looking to keep their unbeaten streaks alive in the competition.     The...

Ollie Lawrence commits long-term future to Warriors

1 month ago by Worcester Warriors

Warriors have illustrated their long-term ambitions for success by securing England age-grade centre Ollie Lawrence on a first-team contract.           The highly-rated...