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Castres halt Clermont juggernaut, La Rochelle and Lyon cut gap

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont had not been beaten since October, but they were brought back down to earth by Top 14 champions Castres.       Castres halted leaders Clermont Auvergne's 13-match unbeaten...

Champions and Challenge Cups Quarter-Finals Announced

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the conclusion of another series of compelling matches in the pool stages, EPCR can announce the dates, venues, kick-off times and TV coverage of the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals.     Nine...

Challenge Cup semi-finals

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Following confirmation of the Challenge Cup quarter-final line-up, the semi-final pairings will be as follows: SEMI-FINAL 1 – winner of QF 1: ASM Clermont Auvergne...

Bears rack up 107 points in routing Enisei en route to quarter-finals

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the second time in two days, a side racked up a century of points in the Challenge Cup as Bristol Bears routed Enisei 107-19.       Bristol Bears stormed into the last eight of...

Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals Confirmed

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The qualifiers for the 2018/19 Challenge Cup quarter-finals and their rankings at the conclusion of the pool stage are as follows:   1 ASM Clermont Auvergne (winner Pool 1 – 30...

European Challenge Cup Round 6 Preview

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The European Challenge Cup heads into its final round this weekend and there are still three pools which are undecided heading into Friday’s clashes.     To qualify for the quarter-finals,...

Challenge Cup Round 5 in numbers

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPC Rugby picked out some interesting statistics from last weekend’s European Rugby Challenge Cup games.         5 – Harlequins back-row forward Alex Dombrandt...

Imperious Clermont thrash La Rochelle

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont Auvergne hammered fellow title hopefuls La Rochelle, who had won 10 of their previous 11 matches.   Greig Laidlaw claimed an 18-point haul as Clermont Auvergne returned to the summit of...

Thomas injured in Racing win, Toulouse hold off Agen

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92's win over Toulon will not have made pleasant viewing for France coach Jacques Brunel as Teddy Thomas was injured.       Teddy Thomas came off injured for Racing 92 in their...

Clermont crush poor Perpignan as La Rochelle leapfrog Toulouse

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The battle between top and bottom in the Top 14 table stayed true to form, Clermont running out comfortable winners on the road.  Leaders Clermont Auvergne eased to a bonus-point win over bottom...