CHALLENGE CUP

Nick Abendanon focuses on Euro Champions Cup glory

5 years ago by The Scotsman

The former Bath full-back insists reaching the European showpiece in his first season at Clermont vindicates his decision to leave the Recreation Ground last summer. The 28-year-old will be in the same...

Gloucester win Euro Challenge Cup

5 years ago by Rugby 365

Gloucester survived the sending-off of centre Bill Meakes to beat Edinburgh 19-13 in the European Challenge Cup Final at Harlequins' Twickenham Stoop ground in London on Friday. The Cherry and Whites...

Solomons seeks 'huge' Edinburgh win

5 years ago by BBC Rugby News

Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons says it would be a "wonderful, wonderful achievement" for his side to win the European Challenge Cup. Gloucester are Edinburgh's last obstacle in their pursuit...

Tim Visser eager to exit Edinburgh with trophy

5 years ago by The Scotsman

The flying Dutch-born winger is heading to Harlequins in the summer to start a fresh challenge at Twickenham Stoop – coincidentally the venue for tonight’s European Challenge Cup final against Gloucester. After...

Laidlaw 'right' to leave Edinburgh

5 years ago by BBC Rugby News

Scotland scrum-half Greig Laidlaw has stood by his decision to leave his hometown club Edinburgh for Premiership side Gloucester last summer. The two teams will meet in Friday's European Challenge...

Relive Gloucester's extra time win in the 2006 Challenge Cup final

5 years ago

With Gloucester returning to Twickenham Stoop this weekend they will have fond memories of their win in 2006 which was a highly entertaining game of Rugby. When they met London Irish in the Challenge Cup...

Spedding helps Bayonne in relegation battle

5 years ago by Super Sport.com

Scott Spedding's hat-trick helped Bayonne to a vital win over Grenoble in their battle for survival in the Top 14. The French international full-back, who is a former South African under-21 international,...

Profligate Irish fall short in heartbreaking Edinburgh defeat

5 years ago by The Times

London Irish 18 Edinburgh 23 Heartbreak ensued for London Irish as they drove the ball over the Edinburgh line with the last play of their European Challenge Cup quarter-final yesterday. They were...

Tim Visser insists Edinburgh have grown up

5 years ago by The Times

The manner of Edinburgh’s dramatic European Challenge Cup victory over London Irish offers solid evidence of the club’s transformation, according to Tim Visser, the wing, who has seen the club through...

Tim Visser ready to break free from straitjacket

5 years ago by The Scotsman

He has five league tries to his name this season, which doesn’t sound too bad until you realise that he scored 14 in his 2010-11 heyday. The slump coincided with Alan Solomons taking over as coach...