European Challenge Cup

Saturday's Challenge Cup roundup: debut try for Jamie Roberts in Quins win

Welsh international Jamie Roberts scored on his club debut as Harlequins secured a crushing 59-7 victory against Calvisano in the European Rugby Challenge Cup at The Stoop.
19 December 2015

John Hardie's late try secures an Edinburgh victory over Irish

A late try from John Hardie secured an 18-15 victory for Edinburgh over London Irish to keep the Scottish side’s hopes of progressing from Pool Five of the European Challenge Cup alive.
18 December 2015

Lucky number 13 for Gloucester; Montpellier beat Cardiff at the death

Gloucester set a record 13th consecutive Challenge Cup victory with a 27-13 triumph over Worcester at Kingsholm.
17 December 2015

Halavatau up for ton as Rouse returns for Irish

Leo Halavatau will make his centenary appearance for London Irish should he come off the bench versus Edinburgh in sides' European Rugby Challenge Cup bout at Murrayfield on Friday.
17 December 2015

Gloucester close in on last eight

European Challenge Cup holders Gloucester will effectively book their place in this season's quarter-finals if they beat Kingsholm visitors Worcester on Thursday.
16 December 2015

Geraghty back to face Edinburgh

Shane Geraghty returns as one of five changes to the London Irish team which will face Edinburgh in Saturday's European Challenge Cup clash.
11 December 2015

Bonus point win for Gloucester in Worcester

European Challenge Cup holders Gloucester maintained their 100 per cent record in this season's competition by claiming a bonus point 34-22 victory over Worcester at Sixways.
11 December 2015

Les Kiss: 'Toulouse are predictably unpredictable'

Ulster boss Les Kiss has described French heavyweights Toulouse as "predictably unpredictable" ahead of Friday's European Champions Cup clash in Belfast.
10 December 2015

George McGuigan: “The main aim is to play regular Premiership rugby”

As a young star breaking through, the Newcastle Falcons forward is not settling for what he has already achieved as he is looks to make the most of every opportunity that arises.
1 December 2015

Rees given seven-week ban for stamp on Nick Easter

Former Wales captain Matthew Rees has received a seven-week ban for stamping on Harlequins and England number eight Nick Easter.
26 November 2015

Franks, Treiviranus in London Irish squad

New Zealand World Cup winner Ben Franks and Samoa captain Ofisa Treiviranus have been named in London Irish's squad to play Grenoble in their European Challenge Cup clash tomorrow (21st November).
20 November 2015

Talks progressing to reschedule European rugby fixtures

Tournament organisers say that talks are progressing to reschedule five European Champions Cup games postponed following the Paris terror attacks.
20 November 2015

Cardiff remember Jonah Lomu but lose to Harlequins

Cardiff Blues marked Jonah Lomu's death with a one-minute applause ahead of their European Rugby Challenge Cup against Harlequins on Thursday evening.
20 November 2015

Strong Gloucester line-up for La Rochelle trip

Gloucester Rugby have named a strong side to travel to La Rochelle for their second European Rugby Challenge Cup pool four fixture.
18 November 2015

Tournament organisers seek solution to fixture backlog after Paris attacks

Tournament organisers say they are considering "all possible fixture permutations" following opening-round postponements in the European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup competitions.
16 November 2015

Dragons comfortably beat Sale

Newport Gwent Dragons opened their European Challenge Cup campaign by beating Sale Sharks 30-12 at Rodney Parade.
15 November 2015

Gloucester get Challenge Cup defence off to winning start

European Rugby Challenge Cup champions Gloucester began their defence with a 23-10 win over Zebre while elsewhere London Irish beat Agen, Cardiff Blues thrashed Calvisano, Worcester beat La Rochelle and Connacht beat Enisei-STM.
14 November 2015

Challenge Cup wins for Brive and Edinburgh

Edinburgh got back to winning ways in the European Rugby Challenge Cup after their defeat in last season's final against Gloucester while Brive beat Newcastle in tonight's matches.
13 November 2015

European Challenge Cup round one preview

European Rugby returned with a bang last night, with Harlequins putting six tries past potential England Head Coach Jake White’s Montpellier. We preview the rest of the action.
13 November 2015

Six-try Harlequins too good for Jake White's Montpellier

After declaring his interest in succeeding Stuart Lancaster as England coach, Jake White watched as his Montpellier side were beaten 41-18 by Harlequins in the European Rugby Challenge Cup.
12 November 2015