European Challenge Cup

Worcester Warriors boosted by the return of Pennell and Te'o

Worcester Warriors have received the much needed boost ahead of their European Challenge Cup clash against Brive on Saturday with Chris Pennell and Ben Te'o making a comeback.
21 October 2016

La Rochelle handover 51-24 drubbing to Bayonne

La Rochelle ran eight tries at the Stade Marcel-Deflandre to handover 51-24 drubbing to Bayonne during the 2016-17 European Rugby Challenge Cup pool clash on Thursday.
21 October 2016

Priestland kicks Bath to commanding 22-6 win over Bristol

Rhys Priestland kicked 17 points off the tee for Bath at the Recreation Ground to secure a painless 22-6 victory against Bristol during the 2016-17 European Rugby Challenge Cup pool stage clash on Thursday.
21 October 2016

Bath-Bristol rivalry excites Todd Blackadder

Director of rugby at Bath Todd Blackadder revealed that his team is excited to lock horns with Bristol in Thursday's European Rugby Challenge Cup game at Recreation Ground.
19 October 2016

May makes comeback as Gloucester outclass Bayonne

England international Jonny May made a successful comeback after 10 months as seven-try Gloucester defeated Bayonne in their European Challenge Cup encounter at Stade Jean-Dauger on Saturday.
16 October 2016

La Rochelle crush Benetton Treviso with 41-10 triumph

A dominant second half performance witnessed La Rochelle outplaying Benetton Treviso by 10 - 41 in their European Challenge Cup game at Stadio Comunale di Monigo on Saturday.
15 October 2016

Kushnarev stars as RC Enisei manage 19-12 win over Worcester

Fly-half Yuri Kushnarev contributed with 11 points as RC Enisei handed Worcester Warriors a 19-12 defeat in the European Challenge Cup encounter at Slava Stadium on Saturday.
15 October 2016

Cardiff Blues secure bonus-point victory over Bristol

The Blues derailed Bristol by 20-33 four-try victory at the Ashton Gate stadium during the 2016-17 European Rugby Challenge Cup clash on Friday.
15 October 2016

Second-half dominance ensure 37-16 win for Dragons

The Newport Gwent Dragons ran five tries with four in the second-half as they thrashed Brive by 37-16 at the Rodney Parade stadium in Newport during the 2016-17 European Rugby Challenge Cup match on Friday.
15 October 2016

Ospreys thump Newcastle Falcons 45-0

Steve Tandy's Ospreys thumped Newcastle Falcons in a rousing 45-0 seven-try victory at the Liberty Stadium during the 2016-17 European Rugby Challenge Cup match on Friday.
15 October 2016

Edinburgh hand debuts to Viliame Mata, Alex Northam and Murray McCallum

Interim coach of Edinburgh Duncan Hodge has made three changes to the line up for the European Challenge Cup clash against Timisoara Saracens on Saturday.
14 October 2016

Harlequins begin Challenge Cup campaign with 43-21 victory over Stade Francais

A dominant first-half performance helped Harlequins storm to a 43-21 bonus-point victory over Stade Francais in their European Challenge Cup opener at the Twickenham Stoop.
14 October 2016

Pro12 chances in Europe 16/17

It is fair to say that the 2015/16 European Rugby Champions Cup was not one that Guinness PRO12 fans will remember fondly.
28 July 2016

European Champions Cup, Challenge Cup draws announced for 2016/17 season

Defending champions Saracens have been placed in the same group as three-time title winners Toulon as the European Champions Cup draw got underway in Neuchatel, Switzerland on Wednesday.
29 June 2016

Harlequins weren't good enough - Nick Easter

Harlequins number eight Nick Easter admitted that his team weren't good enough in the European Challenge Cup final against Montpellier on Friday.
15 May 2016

Proud of Harlequins' achievment in last six years - Conor O'Shea

Outgoing director of rugby at Harlequins Conor O'Shea praised his team's fighting performance in the European Challenge Cup final against Montpellier despite losing the game 19-26.
13 May 2016

Mogg, Catrakilis steer Montpellier to Challenge Cup victory

Montpellier dashed Harlequins hopes of giving rugby director Conor O'Shea a winning send-off by defeating the Premiership side by 26-19 at Grand Stade de Lyon to win the European Rugby Challenge Cup.
13 May 2016

Joe Marler is the best loosehead prop in European rugby - Conor O'Shea

Director of rugby at Harlequins Conor O'Shea has hailed the return of prop Joe Marler ahead of the crucial European Challenge Cup final against Montpellier in Lyon on Friday.
13 May 2016

Harlequins to pay tribute to Seb Adeniran-Olule

As a tribute to the death of the 20-year-old prop Seb Adeniran-Olule, a minute of silence will be observed at Grand Stade de Lyon ahead of the kick-off in the European Challenge Cup final between Harlequins and Montpellier.
12 May 2016

Joe Marler turns to psychological help to address on-field issues

Harlequins prop Joe Marler revealed that he has been seeking the help of sports psychologist Jeremy Snape in an attempt to revive his England career after his latest ban.
11 May 2016