European Challenge Cup

Heinz scores hat-trick as Gloucester receive home quarter-final boost after 64-19 win

Gloucester Rugby ran a 10-try riot as they trounced Bayonne by 64-19 at Kingsholm on Saturday to secure a home quarter-final game in the ongoing European Challenge Cup tournament.
23 January 2017

Newcastle Falcons' European hopes dashed with 21-26 defeat to Ospreys

A stunning second half performance from Ospreys saw them claim a 21-26 victory over Newcastle Falcons in the European Challenge Cup encounter at Kingston Park on Saturday.
22 January 2017

Cardiff Blues seal quarter-final spot with 37-21 win over Bristol

Cardiff Blues survived a comeback from Bristol as they won the European Challenge Cup encounter at Cardiff Arms Park by 37-21 to seal a place in the quarter-final.
22 January 2017

Bath trounce Pau by 69-10 to secure home quarter-final

Bath ran a 10-try riot as they thrashed Pau by 69-10 at Recreation Ground on Saturday to secure a home quarter-final berth in European Challenge Cup tournament.
22 January 2017

Dean Hammond's hat-trick helps Worcester Warriors end Challenge Cup campaign on high

Wing Dean Hammond scored hat-trick of tries as Worcester Warriors trounced RC Enisei with a resounding 57-14 win to end their European Challenge Cup campaign on a high at Sixways Stadium on Saturday.
22 January 2017

Brive ends Newport Gwent Dragons' Challenge Cup hopes with 36-19 win

Newport Gwent Dragons crashed out of the European Challenge Cup after they suffered a 36-19 defeat against table toppers Brive at Stade Amedee-Domenech on Saturday.
21 January 2017

Edinburgh target home quarter-final ahead of Myreside debut

Interim head coach of Edinburgh Duncan Hodge said his side is extremely motivated to secure a home quarter-final in the ongoing European Challenge Cup as they switch to Myreside for the first time.
20 January 2017

Timisoara Saracens punished after poor maintenance of playing surface

European Professional Club Rugby have come down hard on Timisoara Saracens after their competition against Stade Francais last weekend was cancelled due to unfit conditions.
19 January 2017

Seven-try Ospreys hammer Lyon with 47-7 win

Ospreys came with a dominant second half performance as they thrashed Lyon by 47-7 at Liberty Stadium on Sunday to secure a quarter-final berth in the ongoing European Challenge Cup tournament.
16 January 2017

Gloucester blank Benetton Treviso with 0-41 win

Gloucester Rugby went on to claim the pole position in Pool 1 of the European Challenge Cup after thrashing Benetton Treviso by 0-41 on Saturday.
15 January 2017

Edinburgh survive late scare from Harlequins to secure five-point win

Edinburgh successfully overcame a late surge from Harlequins as they have strengthened their chance of securing a quarter-final berth in the European Challenge Cup with a close 18-23 victory at Twickenham Stoop on Saturday.
15 January 2017

Bath close in qualification after comfortable 22-57 win over Bristol

Bath ran an eight-try riot as they trounced Bristol by 22-57 in the European Challenge Cup encounter at Ashton Gate which puts them in the box seat for a home quarter-final.
14 January 2017

Grenoble's 31-27 win puts Newcastle Falcons in trouble

Grenoble scored three tries in the final quarter as they sealed a thrilling 31-27 win over Newcastle Falcons in their European Challenge Cup encounter at Stade des Alpes on Friday.
14 January 2017

La Rochelle go to top with 14-24 win over Bayonne

La Rochelle have claimed the top position in the Pool 1 one of the European Challenge Cup competition after securing a 14-24 win over Bayonne at Stade Jean-Dauger on Thursday.
13 January 2017

Cardiff Blues lock George Earle's appeal against eight-week ban fails

Cardiff Blues lock George Earle's appeal against an eight-week ban for an eye gouging incident has failed following an independent hearing.
9 January 2017

Cardiff Blues' George Earle handed eight-week ban

Cardiff Blues lock George Earle has been handed an eight-week ban following his sent-off in the European Challenge Cup encounter against Bath Rugby at Recreation Ground last week.
22 December 2016

Joel Hodgson leads Newcastle Falcons to 48-29 win over Lyon

Fly-half Joel Hodgson had a memorable outing scoring 21 points as Newcastle Falcons kept their hopes of making to the knock-out of the European Challenge Cup alive with a 48-29 victory over Lyon at Kingston Park on Sunday.
19 December 2016

La Rochelle complete revenge victory over Gloucester

Three tries in each half allowed La Rochelle hand a heavy defeat of 42-13 to Gloucester Rugby in their European Challenge Cup tie at Stade Marcel Deflandre on Saturday.
18 December 2016

Ospreys trounce Grenoble with 71-3 victory

Scott Baldwin, Dan Evans and Hanno Dirksen scored doubles while Dan Biggar contrbuted with 21 points as Ospreys trounced Grenoble by 71-3 in their European Challenge Cup game at Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
17 December 2016

Benetton Treviso edge out Bayonne with thrilling 21-17 win

Benetton Treviso managed to overcome double yellow card scare in the second half to edge out Bayonne by 21-17 in the European Challenge Cup encounter at Stadio Comunale di Monigo on Saturday.
17 December 2016