European Challenge Cup

Worcester Warriors resist second half fightback from Ospreys in 27-21 victory

Worcester Warriors resisted second half fightback from Ospreys as they sealed a 27-21 win in their European Rugby Challenge Cup face-off at Sixways on Saturday.
21 October 2018

Ashton hat-trick powers Sale Sharks to 34-13 win over Connacht

Chris Ashton had a memorable debut as Sale Sharks completed a 34-13 win over Connacht in their European Rugby Challenge Cup encounter at AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday.
21 October 2018

Zebre edge out Bristol 20-17 to open their account in European Challenge Cup

Carlos Canna kicked the decisive penalty goal in the final minute as Zebre edged out Bristol Bears 20-17 in their European Rugby Challenge Cup encounter at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi on Saturday.
21 October 2018

Ribbans score double as Northampton Saints complete 21-33 win over Dragons

Northampton Saints bounced back from their defeat to Clermont Auvergne as they defeated Dragons 21-33 in their European Challenge Cup encounter at Rodney Parade on Friday.
20 October 2018

La Rochelle trounce 14-men RC Enisei with 64-26 triumph

La Rochelle maintained their dominance in the ongoing European Rugby Challenge Cup as they trounced RC Enisei 64-26 at Stade Marcel Deflandre on Friday.
20 October 2018

Agen resist Benetton Treviso in 20-19 win

Agen bounced back from their defeat in the opening round with a 20-19 win over Benetton Treviso in their European Rugby Challenge Cup encounter at Stade Armandie on Friday.
20 October 2018

Challenge Cup: Top 3 Fixtures Round 2

Round Two of the Challenge Cup begins on Friday and Joe Harvey has selected three standout fixtures from this weekend's matches.
19 October 2018

Challenge Cup Review: Gameweek One

Joe Harvey rounds up the action in the opening fixtures of this season's Challenge Cup, where Sale and Worcester provided the standout results.
16 October 2018

Howe double sets up 27-38 win for Worcester over Stade Francais

Worcester Warriors kick-started their European Challenge Cup campaign with an impressive 27-38 win over Stade Francais at Stade Jean Bouin on Saturday.
14 October 2018

Betham, Yato stars as Clermont Auvergne beat Northampton Saints 20-41

Clermont Auvergne kick-started their European Challenge Cup campaign with a 20-41 bonus point victory over Northampton Saints at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday.
14 October 2018

Eight try Harlequins trounce Agen 54-22 in Challenge Cup opener

Harlequins ran an eight try riot as they went on to trounce Agen 54-22 in their European Rugby Challenge Cup encounter at Twickenham Stoop on Saturday.
14 October 2018

Bristol trounce Zebre 43-22 in their Challenge Cup opener

Bristol Rugby marked their return to the European Rugby Challenge Cup with a convincing 43-22 bonus point win over Zebre at Aston Gate on Saturday.
13 October 2018

Byron McGuigan hat-trick steers Sale Sharks to 24-41 win over Perpignan in Challenge Cup opener

Sale Sharks made a promising start to their European Rugby Challenge Cup campaign as they went on to complete a 41-24 bonus point win over Perpignan riding on a hat-trick from Byron McGuigan in their Pool 3 encounter at Stade Aime Giral on Friday.
13 October 2018

Challenge Cup: Top 3 Fixtures This Weekend

After such a dramatic finale to last season's competition, the European Challenge Cup returns this weekend and TRU's Joe Harvey has selected three of the top fixtures from the first round of action.
12 October 2018

Marseille confirmed as venue for 2020 European rugby finals

Marseille's Stade Velodrome has been confirmed as the venue for the European Rugby finals of the 2020 edition.
2 October 2018

Holders Leinster meet Wasps, Bath and Toulouse in Heineken Champions Cup

Reigning European champions Leinster will take on three former winners in Pool One of the 2018/19 Heineken Champions Cup.
20 June 2018

Soane Tonga'uiha: 'It is almost like moving back home'

Ampthill and District's new recruit Soane Tonga'uiha chats exclusively to TRU about his move back to Bedfordshire and his career in the game.
4 June 2018

Cardiff Blues make remarkable second-half comeback to beat Gloucester 31-30 in Challenge Cup final

Cardiff Blues made an incredible comeback in the second half as they came from behind to edge out Gloucester Rugby 31-30 in the final of the European Rugby Challenge Cup at San Mames Stadium.
12 May 2018

Heidelberger RK – The Challenge Cup's first German side

Ranked at 28 in the world, German rugby may be behind the likes of Namibia, the Netherlands and Brazil, but the nation now boast a club in the Challenge Cup.
11 May 2018

Cardiff Blues set up Challenge Cup final with Gloucester after beating Pau 16-10

Cardiff Blues managed to hold off Pau in the European Rugby Challenge Cup semi-final at Cardiff Arms Park with a 16-10 victory to set up a final clash with Gloucester Rugby at San Mamés Stadium on 11th May.
22 April 2018