Clermont-Auvergne

Cudmore back in the mix after concussion nightmare

A month of mood swings, headaches and insomnia almost forced Canada captain Jamie Cudmore to abandon his World Cup plans and retire this summer.
9 September 2015

Abendanon extends Clermont Auvergne deal

Former England and Bath full-back Nick Abendanon has signed a new three-year contract with Clermont Auvergne.
4 September 2015

Clermont move for Strettle

Saracens have confirmed that David Strettle will join Clermont next season after the England wing agreed a three-year contract with the Top 14 club.
1 June 2015

Injured Davies to miss World Cup

Wales have suffered a major injury blow with the loss of centre Jonathan Davies from their 2015 World Cup campaign.
27 May 2015

Johnson: Stars in France knew risks

World Cup-winning captain Martin Johnson thinks if Steffon Armitage or Nick Abendanon wanted to play for England in the 2015 tournament they should be playing club rugby in the Aviva Premiership.
13 May 2015

Can ex-pat pair expect call?

Steffon Armitage and Nick Abendanon will soon discover if they have a potential role to play at the World Cup after England confirmed they will announce their initial training squad on May 20.
11 May 2015

Abendanon named player of the year

Clermont full-back Nick Abendanon has been named EPCR European Player of the Year 2015.
5 May 2015

European trophy treble for Toulon

Toulon made rugby union history at Twickenham as they clinched a hat-trick of European titles by defeating fellow French heavyweights Clermont Auvergne 24-18 in the Champions Cup final.
3 May 2015

Clermont see off Saracens

Clermont overturned a half-time deficit to beat Saracens 13-9 at the Stade Geoffrey-Guichard and reach the final of the European Champions Cup.
18 April 2015

Barritt determined to play it cool

Saracens centre Brad Barritt believes cool heads will be the key to winning Saturday's crunch European Champions Cup semi-final against Clermont.
18 April 2015

Salary cap thrown into the spotlight

It was hard to know where to look during Northampton Saints’ disembowelling by Clermont in the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-finals.
13 April 2015

Burger handed one-week ban

Jacques Burger will be available to play in Saracens' European Champions Cup semi-final against Clermont Auvergne in Saint Etienne on April 18.
10 April 2015

Farrell looks to Clermont clash

Owen Farrell hopes to be in contention for Saracens' European Champions Cup semi-final against Clermont Auvergne on April 18.
9 April 2015

European Rugby Champions Cup Quarter Finals XV

Clermont were simply glorious; Leinster were brutally efficient. Saracens were powerful and clutch, whilst Toulon, believe it or not, were a tad lucky.
7 April 2015

Clermont put Saints to the sword

Northampton completed a chastening day for English clubs in the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup after being put to the sword by Clermont at the Stade Marcel-Michelin.
5 April 2015

European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-final previews

After a long break for the Six Nations, the European Rugby Champions Cup is back. Read on for our previews and predictions on each of the quarter-finals and let us know who you think will be making it through to semi-finals.
3 April 2015

North's head injury rules him out Clermont Clash

Northampton will await expert opinion before deciding when George North will next play after confirming the Wales wing will miss Saturday's European Champions Cup quarter-final at Clermont Auvergne after his latest head injury.
1 April 2015

Munster fail short against a powerful Clermont side

Clermont Auvergne produced a powerhouse performance at Thomond Park to beat Munster 16-9 and take over at the top of the European Rugby Champions Cup's Pool One.
7 December 2014

Wins for Clermont, Leinster, Quins, Racing

Clermont Auvergne, Harlequins, Leinster and Racing Métro were the day's winners as round two of the European Champions Cup ended with four action-packed matches.
26 October 2014

Saracens open against Clermont

Saracens will open their European Rugby Champions Cup campaign by renewing hostilities with Clermont Auvergne, the French side they trounced to reach last term's Heineken Cup final.
15 August 2014