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Sam Simmonds named European Player of the Year

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Simmonds has capped an extraordinary Heineken Champions Cup campaign by being named EPCR European Player of the Year.   The number eight propelled Exeter Chiefs to a maiden European title at...

Everything you need to know about the Champions Cup Final, Line Ups, Team News, Stats and more

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Either Exeter Chiefs or Racing 92 will have their name etched on the Champions Cup Trophy for the first time on Saturday in a mouthwatering final at Ashton Gate.   Exeter stormed through the...

Champions Cup Pool Draw for 2020/21 season to take place on 28 October

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pool Draw for the Heineken Champions Cup will be staged in Lausanne for the third successive year on Wednesday 28 October when Europe’s elite clubs will find out who their opponents will be for...

French ace Damian Penaud sidelined

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France's Six Nations and Autumn Nations Cup hopes have been dealt a heavy blow with livewire winger Damian Penaud ruled out through injury, Clermont Auvergne have confirmed.   The...

EPCR European Player of the Year shortlist

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs, Racing 92, Bordeaux-Bègles and Bristol Bears are all represented on the prestigious shortlist for the 2020 EPCR European Player of the Year award after...

Champions Cup | Clermont vs Racing 92 line ups and preview

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday’s second quarter-final clash takes on a distinctly French air as the famous Stade Marcel Michelin plays host to what will surely be a monstrous battle in the shape of Clermont vs Racing...

European Semi-Final Dates And Kick Off Times Confirmed For

2 months ago by Irish Rugby News

EPCR have today confirmed the dates, kick-off times and possible home advantage permutations for the Heineken Champions Cup. A win for Leinster, the No. 1 ranked team, guarantees them a home semi-final....

Challenge & Champions Cup Quarter Final Referees

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The referee appointments for the Challenge and Champions Cup have been confirmed after eight long months without top-class European action.     Champions Cup   France’s...

EPCR reveal new 24-team Champions Cup

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Board has revealed that after a unanimously vote, the new Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournament formats will be introduced for the 2020/21 season.   The decision to alter...